Premiere: March 2, 1945 by the Ballets des Champs-Elysées in Paris (Théâtre des Champs-Elysées).
Dancers at the premiere: Nina Vyroubova (the sleeping lady),
Ethery Pagava (the little girl),
Roland Petit (the magician), Marina de Berg,
H. Sadovska, C. Foye.
In the repertoire of the Paris Opera Ballet since 1993 (danced at the premiere by Nicolas Le Riche and Elisabeth Platel).
Plot: a troupe of strolling comedians giving a performance on a street square...