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Judgment of Paris

Choreographer: Antony Tudor
Composer: Kurt Weill
Set designer: Hugh Laing
Costume designer: Hugh Laing
Rambert premiere: 1 Oct 1940, Ballet Rambert and the London Ballet, The Arts Theatre Club, London
World premiere: 15 Jun 1938, London Ballet, Westminster Theatre, London, United Kingdom
Production note: In the programme, Hugh Laing is credited with 'theme and costumes'.
Revival credits: 2006 revival:
Restaged by: Sally Martin
Artistic advisor: Lucy Burge
Set designer: Liz Reed (after Hugh Laing)
Lighting designer: Sid Ellen
Revival note: 'This version of Judgment of Paris' may differ from Antony Tudor's productions in America'. [The title for this revival was given as 'Judgment of Paris' (no 'e').]
Music title: Six extracts from 'Die Dreigroschenoper' (1928): two verses of 'Moritat'; 'Kanonen Song'; 'Eifersuchtduett'; 'Barbarasong'; 'Seerauberjenny'; introduction to 'Pollys Lied'; first 'Dreigroschenfinale (Act I)'
Music details: Live music: piano. Occasionally performed with an ensemble of 2 clarinets, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, 2 trumpets, trombone, banjo, guitar, timpani, percussion, piano, harmonium, celesta
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0114

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Programme ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
1 Oct 1940
After-lunch
Overture | Judgment of Paris* | Death and the Maiden | Piano Interlude | Gala Performance The Arts Theatre Club, London
31 Jul 1945
Evening
Giselle, Act II* | Judgment of Paris | The Fugitive | Czernyana Birmingham Repertory Theatre
30 May 1949
Evening
Jardin aux Lilas | Les Zigzags* | Judgment of Paris | Plaisance Mercury Theatre, London
7 May 1956
Evening
Swan Lake (Act II) | Winter Night | Judgment of Paris | Coppélia (Act III)* Arts Theatre Cambridge
24 Sep 1956
Evening
Swan Lake (Act II) | The Mirror* | Judgment of Paris | Coppélia (Act III) King's Theatre, Southsea, Portsmouth
1 Dec 1966
Evening
Numéros | Night Island* | Judgment of Paris | Diversities | Lilac Garden Jeannetta Cochrane Theatre, London
24 Feb 1967
Evening
Diversities | Judgment of Paris | Ricercare* | Dark Elegies Nottingham Playhouse
16 May 1968
Evening
Pierrot Lunaire | Judgment of Paris | 1 - 2 - 3* | Façade Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
6 Nov 1969
Evening
Pastorale Variée | Living Space* | Judgment of Paris | Embrace Tiger and Return to Mountain Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford
10 May 1976
Evening
Moveable Garden* | Ricercare | Judgment of Paris | Wings The Arts Centre, Christ's Hospital, Horsham
25 Mar 1977
Evening
Moveable Garden | Judgment of Paris | The Accident* | Promenade Wyvern Theatre, Swindon
26 Mar 1977
Evening
Moveable Garden | Judgment of Paris | The Accident | Promenade Wyvern Theatre, Swindon
1 Apr 1977
Evening
Moveable Garden | Judgment of Paris | Episode 1* | Promenade Theatre Royal, Glasgow
2 Apr 1977
Evening
Moveable Garden | Judgment of Paris | Episode 1 | Promenade Theatre Royal, Glasgow
21 Oct 1980
Evening
Preludes and Song | Rainbow Ripples* | Judgment of Paris | Dark Elegies New Theatre, Oxford
11 Jun 1986
Evening
Mercure* | Five Brahms Waltzes in the Manner of Isadora Duncan | The Mannequin Dance | 'Unsquare Dance' from 'It's a Raggy Waltz' | 'Popular Song' from 'Façade' | 'Duet' from 'Concertino' | Soirée Musicale | Judgment of Paris | Java Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
27 Apr 2005
Evening
Judgment of Paris | Momenta* | Dark Elegies | Swamp New Theatre, Oxford
28 Apr 2005
Evening
Judgment of Paris | Momenta | Dark Elegies | Swamp New Theatre, Oxford
29 Apr 2005
Evening
Judgment of Paris | Momenta | Dark Elegies | Swamp New Theatre, Oxford
30 Apr 2005
Evening
Judgment of Paris | Momenta | Dark Elegies | Swamp New Theatre, Oxford
24 May 2005
Evening
Judgment of Paris | Momenta | Dark Elegies | Constant Speed* Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
25 May 2005
Evening
Judgment of Paris | Momenta | Dark Elegies | Constant Speed Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
26 May 2005
Evening
Judgment of Paris | Momenta | Dark Elegies | Constant Speed Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
27 May 2005
Evening
Judgment of Paris | Momenta | Dark Elegies | Constant Speed Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
28 May 2005
Evening
Judgment of Paris | Momenta | Dark Elegies | Constant Speed Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
28 Sep 2005
Evening
Judgment of Paris | Momenta | Dark Elegies | Constant Speed Wycombe Swan Theatre, High Wycombe
29 Sep 2005
Evening
Judgment of Paris | Momenta | Dark Elegies | Constant Speed Wycombe Swan Theatre, High Wycombe
30 Sep 2005
Evening
Judgment of Paris | Momenta | Dark Elegies | Constant Speed Wycombe Swan Theatre, High Wycombe
1 Oct 2005
Evening
Judgment of Paris | Momenta | Dark Elegies | Constant Speed Wycombe Swan Theatre, High Wycombe
13 Feb 2006
Evening
A Steel Garden | Judgment of Paris | Divine Influence | Constant Speed Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
14 Feb 2006
Evening
A Steel Garden | Judgment of Paris | Divine Influence | Constant Speed Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
15 Feb 2006
Matinee
A Steel Garden | Judgment of Paris | Divine Influence | Constant Speed Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
15 Feb 2006
Evening
A Steel Garden | Judgment of Paris | Divine Influence | Constant Speed Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
16 Feb 2006
Evening
A Steel Garden | Judgment of Paris | Divine Influence | Constant Speed Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
17 Feb 2006
Evening
A Steel Garden | Judgment of Paris | Divine Influence | Constant Speed Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
18 Feb 2006
Evening
A Steel Garden | Judgment of Paris | Divine Influence | Constant Speed Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
1 Mar 2006
Evening
A Steel Garden | Judgment of Paris | Momenta | Constant Speed Hall for Cornwall, Truro
2 Mar 2006
Matinee
A Steel Garden | Judgment of Paris | Momenta | Constant Speed Hall for Cornwall, Truro
2 Mar 2006
Evening
A Steel Garden | Judgment of Paris | Momenta | Constant Speed Hall for Cornwall, Truro
14 Mar 2006
Evening
A Steel Garden | Judgment of Paris | Momenta | Constant Speed Anthony Hopkins Theatre, Theatr Clwyd, Mold
15 Mar 2006
Evening
A Steel Garden | Judgment of Paris | Momenta | Constant Speed Anthony Hopkins Theatre, Theatr Clwyd, Mold
16 Mar 2006
Evening
A Steel Garden | Judgment of Paris | Momenta | Constant Speed Anthony Hopkins Theatre, Theatr Clwyd, Mold
17 Mar 2006
Evening
A Steel Garden | Judgment of Paris | Momenta | Constant Speed Anthony Hopkins Theatre, Theatr Clwyd, Mold
22 Mar 2006
Evening
Pond Way* | Judgment of Paris | Divine Influence | Constant Speed Theatre Royal, Brighton
23 Mar 2006
Matinee
Pond Way | Judgment of Paris | Divine Influence | Constant Speed Theatre Royal, Brighton
23 Mar 2006
Evening
Pond Way | Judgment of Paris | Divine Influence | Constant Speed Theatre Royal, Brighton
24 Mar 2006
Evening
Pond Way | Judgment of Paris | Divine Influence | Constant Speed Theatre Royal, Brighton
25 Mar 2006
Evening
Pond Way | Judgment of Paris | Divine Influence | Constant Speed Theatre Royal, Brighton
4 Mar 2007
Evening
Pond Way | Judgment of Paris | Divine Influence | Swamp Tanztheater, Anhaltisches Theater Dessau, Dessau-Rosslau, Germany
22 Mar 2007
Evening
Stand and Stare | Judgment of Paris | Divine Influence | Constant Speed Gaiety Theatre, Douglas, Isle of Man
23 Mar 2007
Evening
Stand and Stare | Judgment of Paris | Divine Influence | Constant Speed Gaiety Theatre, Douglas, Isle of Man
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