Los Angeles Times

'Beauty and the Beast' at The Hippodrome

Some of Broadway's best will be playing Baltimore again this year, thanks to the fine folks at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center at the Hippodrome. First up: Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" (Jan. 22-Feb. 3), followed by "Flashdance" (Feb. 12-17), Valerie Harper in "Looped" (March 5-17), "Les Miserables" (April 9-14) and Green Day's "American Idiot" (May 7-12). Go to france-merrickpac.com Joan Marcus