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Anastasia - 8 May 1997 Evening 7.30pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Barry Wordsworth
Leader John Brown
Cast
Tsar Nicholas II Christopher Saunders
Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna Elizabeth McGorian
Tsarevitch, Alexey
their son, heir to the throne
Adam Blyde
Grand Duchess Olga
their daughter
Christina McDermott
Grand Duchess Tatania
their daughter
Nicola Roberts
Grand Duchess Maria
their daughter
Sara Gallie
Grand Duchess Anastasia
their daughter
Leanne Benjamin
Rasputin William Tuckett
Anna Vyrubova
lady-in-waiting
Sandra Conley
Tsar's aide-de-camp David Drew
Act I
Officer Iñaki Urlezaga
Officer William Trevitt
Officer Tetsuya Kumakawa
Officer Stuart Cassidy
Officer Jonathan Howells
Officer Hubert Essakow
Officer Ricardo Cervera
Maid Maria Pietra
Officers Artists of The Royal Ballet
Act II
Mathilde Kschessinska Mara Galeazzi
Her partner Bruce Sansom
Officer Iñaki Urlezaga
Officer Tetsuya Kumakawa
Officer Stuart Cassidy
Officer Hubert Essakow
Guests and Revolutionaries Artists of The Royal Ballet
Act III
Anna Anderson
the woman who believes she is Anastasia
Leanne Benjamin
Her Husband Stuart Cassidy
His Brother Anthony Bourne
Matron and Peasant Woman Sandra Conley
Soldiers, nurses, peasants, relatives Artists of The Royal Ballet
Students of The Royal Ballet School
Students of the Urdang Academy
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Durations: Act I: 7.33-8.07pm, Act II: 8.38-9.13pm, Act III: 9.44-10.21pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 8 May 1997 (in Royal Opera House Collections)