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Fancy Free

Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

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Fancy Free

Choreography by Jerome Robbins
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Scenery by Oliver Smith
Costumes by Kermit Love
Revival Lighting by Jennifer Tipton

The first ballet Jerome Robbins ever choreographed, Fancy Free is an American classic. While a young dancer at American Ballet Theatre, Robbins collaborated with Leonard Bernstein to create a narrative ballet that was an instant success. This playful tale of three sailors on leave in New York City inspired the hugely successful musical On The Town.