Smash: Season 2, Episode 3

The Dramaturg (19 Feb. 2013)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Drama, Musical
7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 89 users  
Reviews: 3 user

Although Bombshell is officially going back into unofficial rehearsals, Karen and Derek are still looking for other projects "just in case". Karen is still interested in helping Jimmy and ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(creator), , 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

Editors' Spotlight

On TV: Peabody Award Winners

The list of entertainment winners for the 74th Annual Peabody Awards was revealed this week, and Comedy Central's "Inside Amy Schumer," FX's "Fargo," and HBO's "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" are among the honorees. Read the IMDbTV Blog for the full list of winners!

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 19 titles
created 16 Oct 2012
 
a list of 971 titles
created 01 Jan 2013
 
a list of 622 titles
created 02 Jan 2013
 
a list of 8864 titles
created 27 Jun 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "The Dramaturg" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Dramaturg (19 Feb 2013)

The Dramaturg (19 Feb 2013) on IMDb 7.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Smash.
« Previous Episode | 18 of 32 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Simon
...
...
...
Matt
...
Himself
...
Edit

Storyline

Although Bombshell is officially going back into unofficial rehearsals, Karen and Derek are still looking for other projects "just in case". Karen is still interested in helping Jimmy and Kyle get their musical at least to a stage where someone may consider staging it, with Derek being her go to person. While Kyle is optimistically hopeful that Karen can produce what she says in terms of a meeting with Derek, Jimmy is more skeptical. But Jimmy takes a risk to get some materials in preparation for that planned meeting with Derek. Derek on the other hand, turns to Veronica Moore for an unofficial audition to direct her new show, The Wiz, using a restaged number from Bombshell as that audition piece. But the fact that Jack and Julia have to change the show significantly based on a directive by Eileen may throw a wrench into Derek's plans. What's worse, especially for Julia, is that Eileen has hired Peter Gilman, a dramaturg, to give Julia advice, this move which Julia does not take lying... Written by Huggo

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Musical

Certificate:

TV-14
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 February 2013 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References A Beautiful Mind (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Good For You
Music and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
Performed by Katharine McPhee
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Confuser Alert - Very Confused Director Seen
1 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Smash was one my favorite series over the last year. It did have the power to bind me in front of my TV when it was aired. It was even surprising me, since I do not like musicals that much. But the series was very good and far beyond other musical series like Glee.

It seems that the director as well as the creative team had a near death experience in the season break; otherwise I really cannot explain such disaster. Such a great show is so going in the wrong direction. It became the horrid new High School Musical; lacking any depth in the storyline, characters, dialogs or even costumes. Director is ruining the existing characters and make them do things which doesn't fit at all e.g. Elieen Rand is using too much of her hands, shouting at people. Or throwing the American Idol gang in the series without any real background or shallow personalities really get me fed up. The dialogs are really shallow, hence torturous.

At the end of the day, this is a very good example proving that a great show can also fail so greatly.

Rest In Peace Smash Season 1... We will miss you...


0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
It really is sad how this show was axed. kade5233
McPhee in 'Let's Be Bad' cjanewatch
Looking Back cjanewatch
Hit List was terrible pwrof3willsetufree
'In My Dreams' locusnola
Let's Put Things in Perspective cjanewatch
Discuss The Dramaturg (2013) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?