Boston Ballet’s “Lady of the Camellias”

In Cimetière de Montmartre sits the tomb of young French courtesan Marie Duplessis, adorned with a small picture frame containing her portrait; a camellia is pinned to her décolletage. Some 300 feet away lay the grave of Alexandre Dumas, fils. The heart aching romance surrounding Dumas’ novel Lady of the Camellias is compounded in the […]