Miracle in the Gorbals

Miracle in the Gorbals

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Miracle in the Gorbals (1944) is a one-act ballet choreographed by Robert Helpmann to a story by Michael Benthall, with music by Arthur Bliss. The setting is the 1940s slums in the Gorbals area of Glasgow. It became a staple of the Royal Ballet, performed each season from 1944 to 1950 and receiving a revival in 1958. The idea for the scenario for Miracle in the Gorbals came to Michael Benthall while he was working on a gun site in Glasgow. He worked on a detailed story and the characters, discussing the action with dancer and choreographer Robert Helpmann.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Sess Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136276925
  • 9786136276922