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Elton John-Inspired Ballet Opens in Toronto: VIDEO

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Love Lies Bleeding, a ballet inspired by Elton John, has opened in Toronto, Canada's XTRA reports:

Set to the classic pop songs written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, it follows a character called the Elton Fan. The production deals with drug abuse and HIV and includes a long kiss between the two lead male dancers.

Watch a baseball-themed number from opening night, AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. Bad.
    Concept and Choreography
    Just awful.

    Posted by: mcNnyc | Nov 9, 2011 8:18:12 PM


  2. I'm not willing to pan the concept based on a 2-minute clip. But, I will agree that the choreography shown is indeed awful. It barely rises to the level of 2nd rate high school dance team choreography.

    Posted by: alex | Nov 10, 2011 12:29:46 AM


  3. Looks like a very poor version of a GLEE episode to me.

    Posted by: Darrell | Nov 10, 2011 3:21:31 AM


  4. I saw it on Tuesday. Amazing. Awesome. The dancing, especially from the lead, is incredible. The costumes and music are gorgeous. I was bawling by the end. If it ever comes to your city, trust me, it's worth seeing.

    Posted by: secretagentman | Nov 10, 2011 9:50:05 AM


  5. The great thing about the internet is that it allows people to make completely uninformed and ignorant judgements based on little video clips.

    Posted by: db | Nov 10, 2011 11:21:25 AM


  6. Click on the link above to see a great montage of the whole show. It looks pretty amazing.

    Posted by: Frank | Nov 10, 2011 11:52:10 AM


  7. The more I see this clip the more I like it.

    Posted by: jaragon | Nov 10, 2011 6:15:59 PM


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