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Play by William Shakespeare
David Diamond
George Balanchine
Produced by Dwight Deere Wiman. Directed by Peter Glenville. Scenery and costumes by Oliver Messel. Scenery executed by Studio Alliance; costumes executed by Karinska
March 10, 1951, Broadhurst Theatre, New York. Conductor: Robert Stanley. (Out-of-town preview: January 22, Cass Theatre, Detroit.)
Romeo, Douglas Watson; Juliet, Olivia de Havilland; Mercutio, Jack Hawkins; Tybalt, William Smithers; Capulet, Malcolm Keen; Lady Capulet, Isobel Elsom; Nurse to Juliet, Evelyn Varden; Friar Laurence, James Hayter; and others
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Balanchine choreographed a pavane for the Capulet ball, Act I, Scene 5.