Alexei Ratmansky’s reconstruction of Marius Petipa’s 1900 ballet has charm. But our critic wonders if it really works as theater.
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Alexei Ratmansky is restaging Marius Petipa’s ballet not by patching together known versions, but by going to back to a written source.
Wayne McGregor’s “AfteRite,” an expressionist take on “The Rite of Spring,” might have seemed odd programming for a gala evening.
A quaint ballet like this one, presented at the David H. Koch Theater, can be hard to nail perfectly.