After working with Balanchine on The Nutcracker, staging the battle with the Rat King in the ballet’s first act, Robbins choreographs Quartet.  On Broadway this year, he co-directs The Pajama Game with George Abbott and adapts, choreographs, and directs Peter Pan.

For New York City Opera, Robbins directs Aaron Copland’s opera, The Tender Land.  His mother attends the opening despite being ill.  She dies eleven days later on April 12.