THE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

Music by George Antheil
Choreography by Eugene Loring
Libretto based on Ernest Hemmingway's short story, adapted by Eugene Loring and A. E. Hotchner
Scenery and costumes by Esteban Frances

World Premiere: Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 12/27/53
Original Cast: Roy Fitzell (Paco), Lupe Serrano (Elena), Scott Douglas (Enrique), Vernon Wendorf (Cowardly Matador), Leo Duggan (Sick Matador), Job Sanders (Proud Matador), Fernand Nault (Tailor Shop Proprietor)


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