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Sun 3 Apr 1938, 8.45pm, Mercury Theatre, London

The Strike of Wives (Lysistrata)

Choreographer: Antony Tudor
Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

Myrrhina (a young mother) Prudence Hyman
Cinesias (her Husband) Walter Gore
Lysistrata Celia Franks
Husband to Lysistrata Frank Staff
Calonice Elisabeth Schooling
Husband to Calonice Anthony Kelly
Husband to Calonice Charles Boyd
Lampito Susette Morfield
Other Athenian Woman Ann Gee
Other Athenian Woman Olive Sarel
Other Athenian Woman Angela Dukes
Other Athenian Woman Felicity Watt
Piano Charles Lynch
Performance note: The programme lists Kelly or Boyd as Husband to Calonico without specifying who danced at this performance. Both are listed here.

La Muse s'Amuse

Choreographer: Andrée Howard
Composer: Deodat de Sévérac
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

The Hostess Wendy Toye
Her Maid Susette Morfield
Her Guest Elisabeth Schooling
Her Guest Ann Gee
Her Guest Sally Gilmour
Her Guest Celia Franks
Her Guest Deborah Dering
The Virtuoso Frank Staff
His Muse Andrée Howard
Piano Charles Lynch

Croquis de ''Mercure'' (Sketches for ''Mercury'')

Choreographer: Andrée Howard
Composer: Erik Satie
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

Introduction Ensemble
Mercure Walter Gore
La Nuit Frances Hudson
Danse de Tendresse Andrée Howard
Danse de Tendresse Frank Staff
Signe de Zodiaque Celia Franks
Signe de Zodiaque Deborah Dering
Signe de Zodiaque Sally Gilmour
Entrée de Mercure Walter Gore
Entrée de Mercure Frank Staff
Danse et Bain des Grâces Andrée Howard
Danse et Bain des Grâces Elisabeth Schooling
Danse et Bain des Grâces Peggy van Praagh
Colère de Cérbère Walter Gore
Colère de Cérbère Frank Staff
Colère de Cérbère Anthony Kelly
Polka Celia Franks
Polka Deborah Dering
Polka Sally Gilmour
Danse de Six Andrée Howard
Danse de Six Elisabeth Schooling
Danse de Six Peggy van Praagh
Danse de Six Walter Gore
Danse de Six Frank Staff
Danse de Six Anthony Kelly
Danse de Six Frances Hudson
Finale Ensemble
Piano Charles Lynch

Pas de Deux from Casse-Noisette

Choreographer: Lev Ivanov
Composer: Piotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

Dancer Prudence Hyman
Dancer Anthony Kelly
Piano Charles Lynch
Performance note: Performed as part of 'Divertissement'

Étrange

Choreographer: Andrée Howard
Composer: Francis Poulenc
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

Dancer Peggy van Praagh
Piano Charles Lynch
Performance note: Performed as part of 'Divertissement'

à La Russe

Choreographer: Frank Staff
Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
Premiere type: World premiere
Music note: Danced to recorded music

Performers

Dancer Walter Gore
Dancer Frank Staff
Performance note: Performed as part of 'Two Gramophone Sketches' (in 'Divertissement')

à La Polka

Choreographer: Andrée Howard
Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
Music note: Danced to recorded music

Performers

Dancer Elisabeth Schooling
Performance note: Performed as part of 'Two Gramophone Sketches' (in 'Divertissement')
Source: Revised programme for 3 April 1938 (evening) in the Rambert Archive
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