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Review: Old favorite saves so-so Baum show

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At Maude Baum and Company’s annual Spring Salon, a ladder serves as a stairway to hell. On the 18-foot aluminum folding prop, a trio of dancers climb, slide, hang upside-down and plank between the rungs to portray the physicality and bravery of firefighters in a revival of “24 Hour Watch.” The piece, which dates back to 1979, remains one of choreographer Baum’s best, as it combines her social conscience and innovation with her flair for ...

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