Genius at Play

September 6–16, 2018

Issac Akiba, Paul Craig, and Patrick Yocum in costumes from Jerome Robbins' Fancy Free. Photo by Rachel Neville

Patrick Yocum, Paul Craig, and Isaac Akiba
Photo by Rachel Neville Photography

Patrick Yocum, Paul Craig, and Isaac Akiba
Photo by Rachel Neville Photography

The Details

Candide Overture

 

Music

Leonard Bernstein

Interplay

 

Choreography

Jerome Robbins

Music

Morton Gould, "American Concertette For Piano And Orchestra"

Costume Design

Santo Loquasto

Staging

Elyse Borne

World Premiere

June 1, 1945, Billy Rose’s Concert Varieties, Ziegfield Theatre, New York

Boston Ballet Premiere

March 1, 2001, The Wang Center, Boston, Massachusetts

Fancy Free

 

Choreography

Jerome Robbins

Music

Leonard Bernstein*

Scenic Design

Oliver Smith

Costume Design

Kermit Love

Staging

Jean-Pierre Frohlich

World Premiere

April 18, 1944, Ballet Theatre (now American Ballet Theatre), Metropolitan Opera House, New York

Boston Ballet Premiere

May 10, 2012, Boston Opera House, Boston, Massachusetts

Glass Pieces

 

Choreography

Jerome Robbins

Music

Philip Glass

Original Scenic Design

Jerome Robbins and Ronald Bates

Original Costume Design

Ben Benson

Staging

Bart Cook

World Premiere

May 12, 1983, New York City Ballet, New York State Theater, New York

Boston Ballet Premiere

September 6, 2018, Boston Opera House, Boston Massachusetts

*By arrangement with Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. publisher and copyright owner

Performed by permission of The Robbins Rights Trust

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Great dance will take you on an emotional journey and recharge your spirit.

Mikko Nissinen, Artistic Director
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