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For Tune, another step in time

Tommy Tune is surrounded by dancers from Boston Youth Moves before he’s honored at a benefit Saturday night at the Westin Copley. Tommy Tune is surrounded by dancers from Boston Youth Moves before he’s honored at a benefit Saturday night at the Westin Copley. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff)
By Mark Shanahan & Meredith Goldstein
Globe Staff / March 9, 2010

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Two things to know about veteran stage-and-screen hoofer Tommy Tune : Yes, that’s his real name, and yes, he’s that tall (almost 6 feet 7 inches). Tune, whose Broadway shows include “My One and Only’’ and “The Will Rogers Follies,’’ was honored for his 50-plus years as a choreographer, actor, singer, and director at Swellegance, a Saturday-night fund-raiser at the ... (Full article: 1355 words)

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