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Daphnis and Chloe

David H. Koch Theater
New York, New York

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Daphnis and Chloe

Choreography by Benjamin Millepied
Staged by Sebastien Marcovici
Staged by Janie Taylor
Music by Maurice Ravel
Scenery by Daniel Buren
Costumes by Holly Hynes
Lighting by Brad Fields

Running Time: 56 minutes

Designed in one movement and three parts, the history of Daphnis and Chloe is that of a sentimental education. Inspired by the Greek novel by Longus, it tells of Daphnis discovering his love for Chloe, the appearance of the seductive and disturbing Lycenion, the cunning of the enterprising Dorcon, the kidnapping of Chloe by Bryaxis and the pirates, the intervention of the nymphs and the god Pan, and the happy ending that brings the young lovers together.