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Petrushka

Alexander Campbell as Petrushka; photo: Bill Cooper

Behind the scenes: Petrushka
Introductory notes
Stravinsky and Diaghilev

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Petrushka

Since the Ballets Russes' 1911 premiere, Petrushka has remained an anarchic force on stages around the world. In Fokine's ballet all the wild fun of the Butter Week Fair in St Petersburg floods the stage, and unruly Petrushka is soon creating havoc. Then, one wooden step too far, this harlequin meets a very mortal end – but there's spirit in the old doll yet.

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Image gallery


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Storyguide


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Credits


Music Igor Stravinsky
Choreography Mikhail Fokine
Designs Alexander Benois


World premiere


Ballets Russes, 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris

First performance by Birmingham Royal Ballet


8 March 1984, Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

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