BTW, did I mention that I heart Kevin Hart!!! He’s been the best celeb judge that DWTS has had so far.
So I watched Val and Janel’s West Side Story Jazz and what I came away with was how impressed I was by Val’s ability to come up with a concept that used “America” without using the WSS story. As for their performance together, it was very good and had a lot of exuberance and life to it and while Janel did a great job- Val was the presence that came out for me. All the praise that went to her and how the judges were saying that she opened a new career path for herself on Broadway made me feel like that praise should have gone to Val too. I would LOVE to see him dance on Broadway in a leading role. When can that happen, please?
Oddly enough I was more impressed by Tommy’s overall performance and presence than I was with Janel’s presence. Janel is a good actress and a good dancer but she doesn’t really come out and command the entire stage the way that Tommy seemed to.