The Card Party

Choreography by: George Balanchine

Music by: Igor Stravinsky

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Jeu de Cartes (1936), commissioned by Lincoln Kirstein and Edward M.M. Warburg. Scenario by Igor Stravinsky and M. Malaieff.
April 27, 1937, American Ballet Ensemble, Metropolitan Opera House
NYC Ballet Premiere
February 15, 1951, as The Card Game, City Center of Music and Drama
Original Cast
William Dollar, Annabelle Lyon, Leda Anchutina, Ariel Lang, Hortense Kahrklin

NYC Ballet Original Cast
Todd Bolender, Janet Reed, Jillana, Patricia Wilde, Doris Breckenridge
Costumes by
Irene Sharaff
Set by
Irene Sharaff