The Unicorn, the Gorgon, and the Manticore or, The Three Sundays of a Poet

Choreography by: John Butler

Music by: Gian Carlo Menotti

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Credits

Music
The Unicorn, the Gorgon, and the Manticore or, The Three Sundays of a Poet (1934) and libretto (1956)
Premiere
October 21, 1956, Ballet Society, Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, D.C.
NYC Ballet Premiere
January 15, 1957, City Center of Music and Drama
Original Cast
Janet Reed, Roy Tobias, Nicholas Magallanes, Arthur Mitchell, Eugene Tanner, Richard Thomas, John Mandia, Barbara Milberg, Jonathan Watts, Lee Becker

Costumes by
Robert Fletcher
Set by
Jean Rosenthal
Lighting by
Jean Rosenthal

Commissioned by The Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation in The Library of Congress; first presented