Dance: Barefoot Nureyev

A year ago, only a clairvoyant could have predicted that Ballet Dancers Rudolf Nureyev and Mikhail Baryshnikov would be this season's top box office draws in Manhattan. Yet tickets are scarce as unicorns at Manhattan's City Center for American Ballet Theater's 35th anniversary festivities featuring Baryshnikov, the Leningrad Kirov Ballet's latest runaway genius, whose ability to leap and hang serenely in air drives audiences to frenzy. A few blocks south, teenagers, housewives and businessmen —many of whom have never seen ballet before—pour through the doors of Broadway's Uris Theater, where Nureyev propels himself...

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