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'Ballet's Greatest Hits,' with Nigel Lythgoe, coming to cinemas
'Ballet's Greatest Hits,' with Nigel Lythgoe, coming to cinemas

Nigel Lythgoe, the über reality-TV producer, is a one-man brand for bringing the world of dance to the masses, mainly through the Fox series "So You Think You Can Dance." Later this month, he will host a special cinematic event that is intended to give classical ballet a leg up in terms of public exposure. "Ballet's Greatest Hits" is a filmed version of a January gala that took place at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa, Fla. The gala performance featured excerpts from famous ballets -- including "Swan Lake," "Giselle" and "The Nutcracker" -- performed by dancers from top companies around the...

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