A Marriage During the Regency

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A Marriage During the Regency (French: Un Mariage sous la Régence, Russian: Брак во времена регентства) is a ballet in 2 acts, with libretto and choreography by Marius Petipa and music by Cesare Pugni.[1]

The ballet was first presented by the Imperial Ballet on December 18/30 (Julian/Gregorian calendar dates), 1858, at the Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia. Principal dancers: Mariia Surovshchikova-Petipa (as the Countess Matil'da) and Christian Johansson (as the Count), Timofei Stukolkin, Marfa Muravyova, Anna Prikhunova, and Lev Ivanov.[2]

In 1870 Marius Petipa restaged this ballet at the Mariinsky Theatre.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Studies in Dance History - Volume 3, Issue 1. 1992. p. 81. 
  2. ^ Amy Growcott. "Petipa's Ballets". Retrieved 2017-12-06.