This series consists of costume and set designs and set model pieces.
Costume and set designs for ZÃ©mire et Azor (Bath Theatre Royal, 1955)
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Administrative / Biographical History
ZÃ©mire et Azor, an opera (1771) in four acts composed by AndrÃ© GrÃ©try with libretto by Jean Marmontel from La ChausÃ©e's comedy, Amour par amour (1742), a variant on Charles Perrault's fairy tale Beauty and the Beast (1697). Oliver Messel's production was first performed at the Bath Festival, Theatre Royal, Bath on 11 May 1955. It was directed by Anthony Besch with choreography by William Chappel and featured Huguette Boulangeot as ZÃ©mire and Michael SÃ©nÃ©cal as Azor.