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319. A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM


Play by William Shakespeare


Music: By Marc Blitzstein.

Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Production: Directed by Jack Landau. Scenery by David Hays. Costumes by Thea Neu. Lighting by Tharon Musser.

Premiere: June 20, 1958, American Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, Connecticut. Danced by members of the Festival company. Singer: Russell Oberlin.

Cast: Titania, June Havoc; Oberon, Richard Waring ; Puck, Richard Easton; Bottom, Hiram Sherman; Theseus, Jack Bittner; and others.

Note: Balanchine choreographed dance passages for the fairies.

See also: 215.1   *340  

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