The Kitchen Table

Choreographer: Bill Cratty
Set designer: Jack Neveaux
Costume designer: Alison Taylor, Don Mangone
Lighting designer: Sid Ellen
Rambert premiere: 28 Jun 1982, Ballet Rambert, Theatre Royal, Bristol
World premiere: 26 Nov 1980, José Limón Dance Company, Maison des Arts et Loisirs, Thonon, France
Number of dancers: 2 men, 2 women
Music details: Live music: a drummer played transcribed excerpts from the Baby Dodds album 'Talking and Drum Solos' (Folkway Records) and Mexican marimba
Music note: It is not clear what 'Mexican Marimba ensemble' refers to in the music credit. The Baby Dodds solos were used 'courtesy of Folkway Record Corporation and Frederick Ramsey Jr.'
Sponsors: Ballet Rambert is grateful to Paul Lepercq for sponsoring this production of 'The Kitchen Table'.
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0313


Date Programme Venue
28 Jun 1982
Night Music | The Kitchen Table* | Unsuitable Case | Pribaoutki ('A Telling') Theatre Royal, Bristol
10 Dec 1982
The Kitchen Table | Fantasia | Scriabin Preludes* | Requiem Empire Theatre, Liverpool
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