Music: Ballet Extension

There was good news for ballet fans: the New York City Ballet Company, generally considered the best in the U.S., reported that in the first three weeks of its present run its weekly box-office take had jumped from $36,000 to $41,700. Advance sales were going strong. Originally scheduled to end Dec. 14, the season will be extended, probably well into January. Said Lincoln Kirstein, boss of New York's City Center: "The general public has become our audience. If it keeps coming, we will have the same kind of permanent position here as the Sadler's Wells Ballet has in London."


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