Sean Diddy Combs` Birthday Celebration Presented by Ciroc Vodka at The Grand Ballroom at The Plaza Hotel on November 20, 2009 in New York City. (November 19, 2009 - Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images North America)
First Lady Michelle Obama, who graced the spring season opener, is a hard act to follow. But the American Ballet Theatre at Lincoln Center had a trick up its sleeve for its annual fall gala. As guests took their seats in the newly revamped Alice Tully Hall, a no-curtains setup meant the performers stretched and warmed up in full view of the audience.