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Even with holiday exile, ballet moves up

Nissinen revises 'Nutcracker' and lands top dancers

By Christine Temin
Globe Staff / December 26, 2004

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The grinch that stole Christmas this year was the Wang Center for the Performing Arts, which evicted Boston Ballet from the Wang Theatre for its annual run of ''The Nutcracker." Instead, the Wang decided to present the more lucrative Radio City Rockettes, leaving the company to dance the moneymaker that keeps it afloat at the far smaller Colonial Theatre, where, ... (Full article: 823 words)

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