Jewels isn't about jewels. In fact, it isn't about anything but the beauty of movement. George Balanchine's first full-length, abstract (plot-less) ballet wound up with its name because of its gorgeous jewel-toned costumes and the names of its three sections: "Emeralds," "Rubies" and "Diamonds." In fact, when New York City Ballet premiered the work in 1967, it didn't... More >>>