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Petrushka - 18 February 1959 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Hugo Rignold
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
The Ballerina Nadia Nerina
Petrushka David Blair
The Blackamoor Gary Burne
The Showman Franklin White
The 'Grandfather' of the fair Pirmin Trecu
Street-dancing girl Doreen Wells
Street-dancing girl Merle Park
The young merchant Leslie Edwards
Gypsy girl Gerd Larsen
Gypsy girl Georgina Parkinson
The first nursemaid Rosemary Lindsay
An other nursemaid Brenda Taylor
An other nursemaid Jennifer Gay
An other nursemaid Jacqueline Daryl
An other nursemaid Deirdre Dixon
An other nursemaid Meriel Evans
An other nursemaid Margaret Hill
An other nursemaid Doreen Eastlake
An other nursemaid Patricia Thorogood
A coachman of the Imperial Court Harold Turner
An other coachman Ronald Plaisted
An other coachman Derek Rencher
An other coachman Christopher Newton
An other coachman Maurice Metliss
Stable boy Ray Powell
Stable boy William Wilson
Masqueraders:
The Devil Graham Usher
The coachman dressed as a nursemaid Keith Milland
The Pig Stanley Holden
The Fox John Sale
The Polish maidservant Judith Sinclair
The Hussar Shirley Grahame
The Scullion Mavis Osborn
Monster Benjamin Stevens
Monster Clive Molloy
The Goat Keith Rosson
The Crane Petrus Bosman
The Calf Douglas Steuart
The Crow Richard Farley
The crowd: hawkers, officers, soldiers, gentlemen, ladies, children, nursemaids, cossacks, policemen, a bear-trainer, etc.
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Event: Number 3 in The Royal Ballet mixed programme 18 February 1959
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 18 February 1959 (in Royal Opera House Colections)