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Tommy Tune joins dance giants

Tony winner latest inductee in Hall of Fame

Tommy Tune, left, signs one of his lithographs for Emily Heck of Saratoga, 7, at the National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs on Sunday. Tune was inducted into the museum's Hall of Fame.
Photographer: Barry Sloan
Tommy Tune, left, signs one of his lithographs for Emily Heck of Saratoga, 7, at the National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs on Sunday. Tune was inducted into the museum's Hall of Fame.
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Tommy Tune stood head and shoulders above everyone — literally and figuratively — at the National Museum of Dance on Sunday evening. The six-and-a-half-foot-tall dancer humbly accepted accolades, applause and an engraved Waterford crystal bowl as he became the latest inductee into the museum’s Hall of Fame. The nine-time Tony Award winner will join others giants, like George Balanchine, Martha Graham and Fred Astaire, in the hall that celebrates outstanding achievement in American dance. “I’m ...


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