By Ben Munisteri
Copyright 2000, 2017 Ben Munisteri

NEW YORK — Chet Walker, choreographer for the Broadway show “Fosse,” has staged a new production — “Seduction” — at Marymount College, in Manhattan. During the premiere last night, my prevailing thoughts were on just how I was going to write about it. At least a dozen opening sentences went through my head as I watched the show. The truth is modern dance folk don’t know from Broadway dancers, and vice versa. Our worlds are concerned with completely different things, and, like DC and Marvel comic superheroes, our universes almost never co-exist (except that parts of “Seduction” were workshopped at Jacob’s Pillow — Superman meets the Hulk).

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