Beverly Emmons

Women's History Month
Broadway World Interview

Choreography and Costumes: Martha Graham
Music: Zoltán Kodály
Original Lighting: Martha Graham
Adapted by: Beverly Emmons
Premiere: January 8, 1930, New York City
Lamentation is a “dance of sorrows.” It is not the sorrow of a specific person, time, or place, but the personification of grief itself.