Smash (2012–2013)

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There is more drama behind the scenes than on stage, as the team prepares an ambitious Broadway musical on the life of Marilyn Monroe.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 8 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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 Julia Houston (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Derek Wills (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Karen Cartwright (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Tom Levitt (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Ivy Lynn (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Eileen Rand (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Jessica (29 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Bobby (26 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Dancer / ... (24 episodes, 2012-2013)
Keith Kuhl ...
 Dancer (24 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Sam Strickland (23 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Frank Houston (18 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Linda (18 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Jimmy Collins (17 episodes, 2013)
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 Ellis Boyd (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Josh (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Dev Sundaram (15 episodes, 2012)
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 Ana Vargas (15 episodes, 2013)
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 Jerry Rand (15 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Dennis (15 episodes, 2012)
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 Leo Houston (15 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Dancer (15 episodes, 2013)
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 Kyle Bishop (14 episodes, 2013)
Samantha Zack ...
 Dancer (14 episodes, 2013)
J. Manuel Santos ...
 Dancer (14 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Nick Felder (13 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Dancer / ... (13 episodes, 2012-2013)
Reed Kelly ...
 Dancer (13 episodes, 2013)
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The road to and success on Broadway of the musical is not easy. And winning the coveted Tony as Best Musical is even more difficult, that which is the ultimate goal. Such trials and tribulations are shown for a handful of shows, their creative teams and their performers. There is competition amongst the performers for roles, competition amongst the shows not only for box office but also limited investor dollars and that final Tony prize, and competition amongst those ultimately hired in the cast and crew for what they want to see happen in the show, both for the good of the show and their own personal benefit. And sometimes, personal life gets in the way of these professional goals. These problems not only happen for those new or working their ways up the ranks, such as performers Karen Cartwright and Ivy Lynn, and the writing team of Jimmy Collins and Kyle Bishop, but also seasoned veterans, such as the writing team of Tom Levitt and Julia Houston, womanizing director Derek Wills, ... Written by Huggo

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Follow your dream. Watch your back. See more »

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Megan Hilty, who plays Ivy Lynn, has played Lorelai Lee in a production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. That role was played by Marilyn Monroe in the film of the same name. In the show, Ivy gets to play Marilyn on Broadway. See more »

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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.83 (2012) See more »

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Let's Be Bad
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Written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
Performed by Megan Hilty
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This Show Was ,Unfortunately Doomed From The Start.
5 May 2013 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

I like it ,but McPhee ,though pleasant enough to look at ,an an adequate singer,doesn't have the pipes for live theatre and has the stage presence of a potted plant. Hilty,who they positioned for the audience not to like,stole the show. But the real problem is they underestimated the stupidity of American audiences. They might have just as well done a show about classical pianists. The American audience has been dumbed down with reality TV ,and a dwindling PBS type presence ,as well as the republican party putting forth a distrust of anyone or anything that is smart ,or intellectual. This show could have succeeded on HBO or Showtime,a few sex scenes and a Sex in the City meets The Great White Way angle. They would have found their audience. But don't compare this to Glee. It resonated because everyone has been in high school,even stupid people, and they use pop music. Few people have ever performed live to a paying audience. This show couldn't draw on the sheer commonality that Glee can. In all,I'm sad to see it go. It could have been wonderful.


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