Gottlieb: City Ballet Misfires

Robert Gottlieb is getting downright cranky about New York City Ballet’s Balanchine celebration: “If only we could blame the erosion of the Balanchine repertory on these injuries, but for the most part, the girls who are still on their toes are having their troubles, too: They either aren’t ballerina material to begin with, or they’re not being helped to understand the ballets they’re appearing in.”