It doesn't surprise me that "The Bright Stream" had the lowest sales in the season if US audiences follow the UK's love of ballets they know.
Not at all, Stuart,
Like The Bright Stream
, The Pharaoh's Daughter
was shown to us for the first time as well and believe me, it had thundering success at the Met! You should have witnessed the ovation at the end of this show! People wouldn’t let the dancers go! And prior to the performance there were people as far as Columbus Ave, seeking extra tickets - any tickets! How can this possibly constitute a failure? I don’t get it
Following from that, her praise for the dancers doesn't seem out of line.
Not so sure, Stuart. This is where she is talking about Pharaoh’s Daughter
That would be fine—who wouldn't want to see this famous spectacular, even with new dances?—except that those new dances are not at all interesting.
Zakharova, Tsiskaridze, Alexandrova are not at all interesting ... ... how come? I really believe that The New Yorker
could have come up with a more informative and informed article. It is The New Yorker