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Ballet in one act with choreography and libretto by MacMillan, music by F. Martin, and designs by Georgiadis. Premiered 2 Jan. 1958, by the Royal Ballet, Covent Garden, with Heaton, Britton, Seymour, and MacLeary. The ballet deals with a group of people hiding in a small room from an unspecified threat. Parallels with The Diary of Anne Frank are often drawn, although MacMillan himself rejected the connection. It was the first ballet to bring the young Lynn Seymour to prominence.

Subjects: Dance.


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