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Review: Alexei Ratmansky's startling new Nutcracker

The greatness of Alexei Ratmansky's new Nutcracker , which American Ballet Theatre premiered on December 23 at Brooklyn Academy's Opera House, lies in two famous scenes, both recognizable yet reconceived and reanimated by the choreographer. The snow sc
Love and snow
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  January 07, 2011


The end of a three-week, thousands-of-miles-from-home season is never the right time to assess a dance company.
The Kirov's Balanchine at City Center
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 06, 2008

Pedro, Borat, and a castrato

As usual, dedicated film critics were too occupied seeing four or five movies a day to note the swarm of A-list celebrities at the 31st Toronto International Film Festival.
The 31st Toronto International Film Festival
By GERALD PEARY  |  September 20, 2006