Irina Dvorovenko in The Merry Widow, American Ballet Theater. Photo by Gene Schiavone.
"No one should miss Ms. Dvorovenko’s haughty and truly merry widow, Hanna, including her entrance on a ballroom staircase. Mr. Bocca pulls out all the stops in a Latin-lover act. Ms. Dvorovenko is a portrait in fin de siècle presence. She knows how to carry a fan."