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Sergeant Early's Dream

Choreographer: Christopher Bruce
Music arranger: Joan Baez
Set designer: Walter Nobbe
Costume designer: Walter Nobbe
Lighting designer: John B. Read
World premiere: 5 Oct 1984, Ballet Rambert, Marlowe Theatre
Music title: May Morning Dew/Sergeant Early's Dream; Eighteen Years Old; The Kylebrack Rambler/Ships are Sailing/Richard Dwyer's Geordie; Love will you Marry Me?/Plains of Boyle; Black is the Colour of my True Love's Hair; Peggy Gordon; Gospel Ship; Lord Mayo/Junior Crehan's Favourite/Corny is Coming/Se Fadh Mo Bhuadhra
Music details: Live music: vocals, Uilleann pipes, whistles, bones, flutes, concertina, fiddle guitar and mandolin
Music note: The music is British, Irish and American folk songs. Joan Baez's arrangement of 'Geordie' by courtesy of the Carlin Music Corporation, London.
Sponsors: Revival production (1994): Rambert Dance Company would like to thank The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, for their generous support of the revival of 'Sergeant Early's Dream'.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0326

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Programme ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
5 Oct 1984
Evening
Sergeant Early's Dream* | Voices and Light Footsteps | Colour Moves Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
16 Nov 1984
Evening
Sergeant Early's Dream | Voices and Light Footsteps | Death and the Maiden* Theatre Royal, Bath
13 Mar 1985
Evening
Sergeant Early's Dream* | Mythologies* | Death and the Maiden Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
30 Apr 1985
Evening
Sergeant Early's Dream | Rainbow Ripples | Dangerous Liaisons* | Death and the Maiden Gaumont Theatre, Southampton
26 Nov 1985
Evening
An Occasion for Some Revolutionary Gestures | Dipping Wings (Continual Departing)* | Sergeant Early's Dream Theatre Royal, Glasgow
31 May 1994
Evening
Crossing* | Sergeant Early's Dream Northcott Theatre, Exeter
1 Jun 1994
Evening
Crossing | Sergeant Early's Dream Northcott Theatre, Exeter
2 Jun 1994
Evening
Crossing | Sergeant Early's Dream Northcott Theatre, Exeter
28 Jun 1994
Evening
The Garden of Earthly Delights* | Sergeant Early's Dream Anthony Hopkins Theatre, Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold
4 Oct 2000
Evening
She Was Black* | Sergeant Early's Dream Wycombe Swan Theatre, High Wycombe
5 Oct 2000
Evening
She Was Black | Sergeant Early's Dream Wycombe Swan Theatre, High Wycombe
6 Oct 2000
Evening
She Was Black | Sergeant Early's Dream Wycombe Swan Theatre, High Wycombe
7 Oct 2000
Evening
She Was Black | Sergeant Early's Dream Wycombe Swan Theatre, High Wycombe
14 Nov 2000
Evening
She Was Black | Sergeant Early's Dream Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
15 Nov 2000
Evening
She Was Black | Sergeant Early's Dream Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
16 Nov 2000
Evening
She Was Black | Sergeant Early's Dream Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
17 Nov 2000
Evening
She Was Black | Sergeant Early's Dream Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
18 Nov 2000
Matinee
She Was Black | Sergeant Early's Dream Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
18 Nov 2000
Evening
She Was Black | Sergeant Early's Dream Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
17 Jan 2001
Evening
Beach Birds | Sergeant Early's Dream | The Celebrated Soubrette Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
18 Jan 2001
Evening
Beach Birds | Sergeant Early's Dream | The Celebrated Soubrette Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
19 Jan 2001
Evening
Beach Birds | Sergeant Early's Dream | The Celebrated Soubrette Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
20 Jan 2001
Evening
Beach Birds | Sergeant Early's Dream | The Celebrated Soubrette Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
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