Music: Another Streetcar

In Manhattan last week, ballet and modern dance were at holiday boil. The biggest crowds (up to 3,000 a night) wer piling in to see George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, which has found attendance so good that it has extended its "fall season" into January (TIME, Dec. 8). Among the other troupes keeping dance fans hopping were those of Spanish Dancer Jose Greco (flamenco in high heels) and Mexican Dancer José Limón (expressionism in bare feet).

The hit of the week, nonetheless, was a steamy ballet treatment of A Streetcar Named Desire, performed by the new troupe of Mia Slavenska...

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