Music by Modest Mussorgsky (selections from the opera of the same name, and from A Night on Bald Mountain, arranged by Antal Dorati)
Choreography by David Lichine
Libretto by David Lichine, adapted from Nikolai Gogol's stories
Scenery and costumes by Nicholas Remisoff

World Premiere: Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 10/14/43
Original Cast: Anton Dolin (Red Coat), Lucia Chase (Khivria), Margaret Banks (Parassia), Andre Eglevsky (Gritzko), Rex Cooper (Father), John Taras (A Friend) Dimitri Romanoff (Mayor), Simon Semenoff (Sexton), Michael Kidd (Peddler), Janet Reed (Candy Girl/The Cat), Jerome Robbins, John Kriza, Richard Reed (Gypsies), Nicolas Orloff (Hopak Leader), Rosella Hightower (White Witch)

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