Music: Arnold Schoenberg (Verklärte Nacht).
Choreography and plot: Antony Tudor.
Sets: Josepg Mielziner.
Premiere: on April 8, 1942, by the American Ballet Theatre at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.Dancers at the premiere: Nora Kaye (Hagar), Hugh Laing (the Young Man from the House Opposite), Antony Tudor (the Friend), Lucia Chase (the Eldest Sister), Annabelle Lyon (the Youngest Sister), Maria Karnilova, Charles Dickson, Jean Davidson, John Kriza, Virginia Wilcox, Nicolas Orloff, Jean Hunt, Barbara Fallis (Lovers-in-Innocence), Sono Osato, Rosella Hightower, Muriel Bentley, Jerome Robbins, Donald Saddler, Frank Hobi (Lovers-in-Experience), Galina Razoumova, Roszika Sabo (Maiden Ladies Out Walking).
Plot: A young woman, Hagar, fears that she will lose the man she loves to her flirtatious young sister; in desperation she gives herself to a stranger, but is forgiven by her real lover who shows her nothing but sympathy and understanding.