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New York City Ballet – Here and Now

Christopher Wheeldon’s Rococo Variations – photo by Paul Kolnik “Here and Now” was a fitting title for a program that featured four contemporary works – the oldest premiered in 1998 – by some of the most sought-after choreographers in ballet … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet – Double Feature

(Tom Gold and a stampede of brides in Makin’ Whoopee! from Susan Stroman’s Double Feature) Thursday evening’s Double Feature, a full-length production choreographed by Susan Stroman, was much more fun that I had anticipated. It was also surprisingly charming and … Continue reading

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(Heartbreaking) Matters of the Heart

The quadruple-bill “Matters of the Heart” program at New York City Ballet was definitely worth seeing, just maybe not on Valentine’s Day. Three out of the four ballets ended with heartbreak, death, or loss (or all of the above), the … Continue reading

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Four by Four – New York City Ballet

Last night I attended New York City Ballet’s “Four by Four” program, which presents pieces from four choreographers inspired by four different composers. Reflecting on the program, I realized how diverse the ballets were, not only because of the different … Continue reading

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