Pierrot in the Dead City

Creation Date
1935
Description
Work created in residence at Jacob's Pillow. Pierrot returns to the city where he once knew joy and love only to find it deserted and ruined. In memory he sees again the light in the window and once again serenades his love. The light goes out, reality returns, and desolate he wanders off into oblivion--forgotten myth (from 1941 program).
Country of Origin
United States
Music
"Die Tote Stadt"
Related Productions
Pierrot in the Dead City, September 10 1937
Pierrot in the Dead City, August 8 – 9 1941
Pierrot in the Dead City, September 2 1938
Pierrot in the Dead City, July 30 – August 3 1957
Pierrot in the Dead City, August 21 1943
Pierrot in the Dead City, October 1935 – January 1936
Pierrot in the Dead City, September 13 1935
Pierrot in the Dead City, 1936
Pierrot in the Dead City (Tanzlied Des Pierrot), August 10 – 11 1936
Pierrot in the Dead City, March 20 1938
Pierrot in the Dead City, January 24 – May 7 1940
Pierrot in the Dead City, August 24 1940
Pierrot in the Dead City, August 29 – 30 1941
Pierrot in the Dead City, August 9 – 10 1946
Pierrot in the Dead City, September 10 – 11 1948
Pierrot in the Dead City, June 30 – July 2 1966
Pierrot in the Dead City, July 29 – August 2 1969
Pierrot in the Dead City, July 14 – 18 1970
Pierrot In The Dead City, August 10 – 14 2016
Pierrot in the Dead City (2017), July 12 2017
Work Credits
Erich Wolfgang Korngold (composer)
Ted Shawn (choreographer)
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