LA SONNAMBULA*
(The Sleepwalker)
A Ballet in One Act
*originally called Night Shadow


Music by Vittorio Rieti (after themes of Vincenzo Bellini - La Sonnambula, I Puritani, I Capuletti ed I Montecchi)
Choreography by George Balanchine
Staged by John Taras
Scenery by Zack Brown
Costumes by Theoni V. Aldredge
Lighting by David K. H. Elliott

World Premiere: Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, City Center Theatre, New York, 2/27/46
Original Cast: Alexandra Danilova, Nicholas Magallanes, Maria Tallchief, Michel Katcharoff
ABT Premiere: Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, 1/17/81
Cast: Chrisa Keramidas, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Susan Jaffe, Victor Barbee

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