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Push Comes to Shove, by Twyla Tharp / Le Jeune Homme et la Mort, by Roland Petit

Mariinsky Ballet / St. Petersburg / Stage

In a performance honoring the classical dance phenom Mikhail Baryshnikov, who was a star in this company until his defection in 1974, Kimin Kim takes on Misha’s super-technical, wise-cracking role in Tharp’s ballet of 1976, Push Comes to Shove, while Vladimir Shklyarov dances the young man who seeks oblivion in the arms of La Mort. —L.J.

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Mariinsky Ballet Theatre Square, 1, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 190000
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