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While the history of the creative relationship between choreographer George Balanchine and impresario Lincoln Kirstein has been chronicled before in books on and by both subjects, James Steichen’s
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Good Wives and Warriors, aka Becky Bolton and Louise Chappell, let out all the stops in this highly imaginative coloring book.
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“an extraordinary and thought provoking view on the playwright’s life and works.”
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