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Kansas City Ballet Presents Parody of Broadway Theatrics, Russian Ballet and the Mob

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Dancers Aisling Hill-Connor & Michael Eaton

The new season of the Kansas City Ballet is its last at the Lyric Theatre before next fall's move to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

By Steve Walker

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Kansas City, MO – The new season of the Kansas City Ballet is its last at the Lyric Theatre before next fall's move to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

To celebrate the send-off, the company is staging three works of the late George Balanchine, including a piece that requires more acting and fewer ballet formalities than most dances the company performs. KCUR's Steve Walker reports.

Kansas City Ballet Fall Performance
October 14-17 at the Lyric Theatre
"Slaughter on Tenth Avenue"
Choreography: George Balanchine
Music: Richard Rodgers, orchestrated by Hershy Kay

"Lark Ascending"
Choreography: Bruce Marks
Music: Ralph Vaughan Williams

"Mozartiana"
Choreography: George Balanchine
Music: Peter I. Tchaikovsky

"Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux"
Choreography: George Balanchine
Music: Peter I. Tchaikovsky

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