Sad news: This week’s This Is Us is not, as the episode title might have us hope, an homage to A Chorus Line in which Beth, Kate and Rebecca sing “At the Ballet;” Kevin whizzes through an exuberant “I Can Do That;” and everyone finishes the hour in gold top hats and a kickline.
Instead, “The Music and the Mirror” focuses on the Beth’s sadness over closing her dance studio, Madison’s search for a wedding dress, Toby’s bonding with his much-softer-than-when-we-last-saw-him pop and Rebecca’s pride after seeing Kate finally find her groove. Oh, and Kevin sees Zoe and starts to question all his life choices so far, including the big one on the horizon.
And a-five, six, seven, eight! Let’s review what takes place in this week’s episode.
ALL MY LIFE I PRAYED FOR SOMEONE LIKE YOU | We watch the rise and fall of Beth’s lifelong dream as she opens the studio, teaches, tries to keep it going when the COVID-19…