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ABT's 'The Bright Stream'

"The Bright Steam," introduced in 1935 in Stalin's Russia, quickly fell under a dark cloud and vanished from the stage. But there was life left in this playful tale of a farm collective sent into a tizzy by visiting big-city artists. Shostakovich's score endured and Alexei Ratmansky... Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times