Washington to Host Musical Inspired by Degas Sculpture

April 19th, 2013

Edgar Degas, Dressed Ballet Dancer (Petite Danseuse de Quatorze Ans), via New York TimesLittle Dancer, a musical inspired by an Edgar Degas sculpture, will open this fall in Washington, DC.  Written by the Tony-award winning duo of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime), the show will follow a young, impoverished dancer in the Paris Opera Ballet as she struggles to practice her art.  Little Dancer is scheduled to open at the Kennedy Center in October.

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