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Michelle, a Las Vegas showgirl marries a man on a whim and moves to his sleepy coastal town where she winds up working alongside her new mother-in-law at her dance school.
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Series cast summary:
Sutton Foster ...  Michelle Simms 18 episodes, 2012-2013
Kaitlyn Jenkins ...  Boo Jordan 18 episodes, 2012-2013
Julia Goldani Telles ...  Sasha Torres 18 episodes, 2012-2013
Bailey De Young ...  Ginny Thompson 18 episodes, 2012-2013
Emma Dumont ...  Melanie Segal 18 episodes, 2012-2013
Kelly Bishop ...  Fanny Flowers 15 episodes, 2012-2013
Stacey Oristano ...  Truly Stone 13 episodes, 2012-2013
Matisse Love Matisse Love ...  Matisse 12 episodes, 2012-2013
RaJahnae Patterson RaJahnae Patterson ...  RaJahnae 9 episodes, 2012-2013
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Michelle is a Las Vegas showgirl who would like to return to her true love - dancing. After a tumultuous experience at an audition for the musical Chicago, Michelle accepts a marriage proposal from an admirer. On impulse Michelle and Hubble get married and she relocates to a small town where she learns she will be sharing a house with her mother-in-law Fanny. Little to Michelle's knowledge, Fanny owns a dance studio in the back of the property and Michelle sees all these young ballerinas striving to reach their dreams. After an unexpected tragedy, Michelle's entire world will change. Written by Carrie DeCosta

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Life is short. Dance your buns off. See more »

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2012 (USA) See more »

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Hermosa Beach, California, USA See more »

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Hunter Foster, who plays Scotty Simms (Michelle's brother), is the real-life brother of Sutton Foster, who plays Michelle. Like Sutton Foster, Hunter Foster has appeared in many Broadway musicals, including Les Misérables, Grease, The Producers, Urinetown, Little Shop of Horrors, Million Dollar Quartet, and Hands on a Hardbody. See more »

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See you later, Smash
17 June 2012 | by rjheckmaSee all my reviews

With Amy Palladino and Kelly Bishop at the helm, you have a good chance that your ship is going in the right direction. Bring on the talented Sutton Foster and sail away. While the beginning had me concerned that Sutton was just another Lorelei in Broadway clothing, by the end of the pilot she sets her own character.......and does she ever. The Amy Palladino clever dialog and oblique references are still there.(Those that endeared me to Gilmore Girls which was the best comedy of the '00's). With the surprise ending of the pilot, one can only guess where the plot lines are going next, but I can't wait. Fresh and entertaining and a MUST alternative the the Bachelor and Bachelorette. Bet Lauren Graham is glued to her TV set.


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