Encores! presents the 7x-Tony nominated musical about a young boy with dreams of being a tap dancer.
The Tap Dance Kid tells the story of Willie, a 10-year-old boy from an upper-middle-class Black family, who dreams of becoming a professional tap dancer, despite his father’s disapproval. Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun) leads this revival and an all-star cast (featuring Alexander Bello, Joshua Henry, Trevor Jackson, Shahadi Wright Joseph, and more) brings a fresh take to the production with new tap sequences. Choreography by Jared Grimes (After Midnight) and a concert adaptation by Lydia Diamond (Stick Fly). The production also features music direction by Broadway’s Joseph Joubert (Motown the Musical).