Alina Cojocaru and Steven McRae
© ROH/ Tristram Kenton

< back to Ashton Ballets

Harlequin in the Street (1937)

A New Ballet by André Derain

M Music by
S Scenery by
C Costumes by
D Danced by
FP First performance
NP New production
R Reproduced by
ST Staging (indicates that the ballet was produced in substantially its original form)

M Francis Couperin, arranged by Constant Lambert
SC André Derain

D A Pedestrian: Lionel Dixon; A Knife-Grinder: Ivor Harries; A Bread Man: Hedley Briggs; Three Gossips: Peggy van Praagh, Susan Reeves, Mary Skeaping; Harlequin: Stanley Judson; A Bourgeois Gentilhomme: Michael Martin-Harvey; A Marquise: Chrysagon Vaughan; Two Porters: George Welford, Donald Hewett
FP as a curtain raiser to Le Misanthrope by Jean-Baptiste Molière, Arts Theatre, Cambridge, 8 February 1937
Ambassadors Theatre, London, 23 February 1937, with Alan Carter as Harlequin

See 1938, Harlequin in the Street