Music: Sadler's Return

Posters went up and box-office business hummed across the U.S. and Canada. Britain's renowned Sadler's Wells Ballet Company was heading across the Atlantic for its third tour of America. The company flew in to New York last week determined to give more than half a million fans their money's worth; among other things, it cleared through customs scenery and costumes for ten productions, plus 4,530 ballet slippers, i.e., about 50 pairs for each dancer.

This week the company began its tour with a four-week visit in Manhattan's packed Metropolitan Opera House. Famed Ballerina Margot...

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