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Petrushka - 28 March 1957 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Guest Conductor Malcolm Sargent
Leader Joshua Glazier
Cast
The Ballerina Margot Fonteyn
Petrushka Alexander Grant
The Blackamoor Peter Clegg
The Showman Frederick Ashton
The 'Grandfather' of the fair Franklin White
Street dancing-girl Maryon Lane
Street dancing-girl Annette Page
The young merchant Leslie Edwards
Gypsy girl Gerd Larsen
Gypsy girl Georgina Parkinson
The first nursemaid Rosemary Lindsay
An other nursemaid Mary Drage
An other nursemaid Margaret Mercier
An other nursemaid Meriel Evans
An other nursemaid Deirdre Dixon
An other nursemaid Catherine Boulton
An other nursemaid Stella Farrance
An other nursemaid Yvonne Cartier
An other nursemaid Jennifer Gay
A coachman of the Imperial Court David Shields
An other coachman Desmond Doyle
An other coachman Christopher Newton
An other coachman David Boswell
An other coachman David Drew
Stable boy Ray Powell
Stable boy Basil Thompson
Masqueraders
The Devil Graham Usher
The Coachman dressed as a nursemaid Keith Milland
The Pig William Wilson
The Fox Gary Burne
The Polish maidservant Judith Sinclair
The Hussar Shirley Grahame
The Scullion Angela Walton
Monster Bryan Ashbridge
Monster Ronald Hynd
The Goat Derek Rencher
The Crane Arnott Mader
The Calf Douglas Steuart
The Crow Richard Farley
The crowd: hawkers, officers, soldiers, gentlemen, ladies, children, nursemaids, cossacks, policemen, a bear-trainer, etc.
A symphony orchestra
Event: Number 2 in The Royal Ballet mixed programme 28 March 1957
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 28 March 1957 (in Royal Opera House Collections)