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Books Les Biches (ballet in 1 act with a song)

Music by Francis Poulenc; sets, costumes, and curtain by Marie Laurencin; choreography by Bronislava Nijinska; premiere on 6 January 1924, Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo.

Les Biches (The House Party) explored the sexual mores of the 1920s with a candor never before seen on a ballet stage. The flamboyant cast of characters included gigolos, a hostess, and a pair of sapphists, who probed a multitude of forbidden themes such as castration, narcissism, and voyeurism.

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Title
Les Biches (ballet in 1 act with a song)
Contributor Names
Poulenc, Francis (composer)
Laurencin, Marie (set_designer)
Laurencin, Marie (costume_designer)
Laurencin, Marie (curtain_designer)
Nijinska, Bronislava (choreographer)
Created / Published
Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo, 6 January 1924.
Subject Headings
-  Articles
-  Songs and Music
Genre
article
Online Format
online text
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Chicago citation style:

Poulenc, Francis, Marie Laurencin, Marie Laurencin, Marie Laurencin, and Bronislava Nijinska. LesBiches ballet in 1 act with a song. Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo, 6 January, 1924. Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200185247/. (Accessed July 24, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Poulenc, F., Laurencin, M., Laurencin, M., Laurencin, M. & Nijinska, B. (1924) LesBiches ballet in 1 act with a song. Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo, 6 January. [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200185247/.

MLA citation style:

Poulenc, Francis, et al. LesBiches ballet in 1 act with a song. Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo, 6 January, 1924. Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200185247/>.