Agnes De Mille

October 1993
U.S. News & World Report;10/18/93, Vol. 115 Issue 15, p20
Reports that dancer Agnes De Mille died in October 1993 at the age of 88. Her work on Broadway including `Oklahoma!' revolutionized musical theater by turning dance into drama. Niece of director Cecil B. De Mille; Known for celebrating American subjects and for integrating folk themes into classical ballet.


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