Tennessee Williams: The Wine of Solitude

by Carolyn Vega Associate Curator, Literary and Historical Manuscripts, Morgan Library & Museum Tennessee Williams worked on early drafts of Summer and Smoke in the summer of 1946, while living …

For Students: Notes on JULIUS CAESAR

O, mighty Caesar! by Alice Renier (CSC Education Associate) When someone rules a country with total power, they are called a dictator.  The first Roman dictator, Julius Caesar, was killed …

A Timeline of the Ballet Russes

1872 March 31 Sergei Diaghilev is born near Novgorod. Misia Sert is born in St. Petersburg. 1890 March 12 Vaslav Nijinsky is born in Kiev, Ukraine Diaghilev makes his first trip to …

The Legacy of the Ballets Russes by FIRE AND AIR Assistant Director Sophie Andreassi

Serge Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes existed for a mere twenty years, and yet it is difficult to overstate the company’s influence on dance, art, music, and design in Western Europe and …


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