Medea (1950)

Original id: 
Start date: 
1 January 1950
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Production notes: 
Premiere 1950, Maurice Bejart as Jason. From 1958 Medea is part of New York City Ballet Repertoire. Her divorce of 1949 is behind the ballet.
Media of production: 
Choreographic work (dance, ballet, mime etc)
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Medea Euripides
Person Role Notes
Béla Bartók (1881-1945) Composer
Maurice Béjart Dancer
Birgit Cullberg Choreographer
Venue Festival Dates Notes
unknown venue (Sweden)
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Obituary of Cullberg, Independent, 1999. Obituary
Looking back in Wonder: diary of a dance critic Book

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