January 27, 2013 6:29 PM

Dance review | Russian National Ballet offers a joyful ‘Swan Lake’

The key to capitalism is to give the people what they want. Kansas City balletomanes want “Swan Lake.” The Russian National Ballet Theatre's touring production, performed Friday night to a sold-out crowd in the Muriel Kauffman Theatre, retained much of the mystery and charm of the classic version, despite being pared down to ensure profitability.

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