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The Callback 

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Ivy and Karen learn that they are the final two auditionees standing for the role of Marilyn. After an excruciating four day delay, they learn that they are being called back for yet ... See full summary »

Director:

Michael Mayer

Writers:

Theresa Rebeck (creator), Theresa Rebeck | 1 more credit »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Debra Messing ... Julia Houston
Jack Davenport ... Derek Wills
Katharine McPhee ... Karen Cartwright
Christian Borle ... Tom Levitt
Megan Hilty ... Ivy Lynn
Raza Jaffrey ... Dev Sundaram
Brian d'Arcy James ... Frank Houston
Jaime Cepero ... Ellis Boyd
Anjelica Huston ... Eileen Rand
Michael Cristofer ... Jerry Rand
Joshua Bergasse Joshua Bergasse ... Josh
Scott Burkhardt ... Scott
Emory Cohen ... Leo Houston
Phillip Spaeth ... Dennis
Savannah Wise ... Jessica
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Ivy and Karen learn that they are the final two auditionees standing for the role of Marilyn. After an excruciating four day delay, they learn that they are being called back for yet another audition instead of hearing the definitive news of if they got the part. In the lead up to that audition, Dennis, a dancer friend of Ivy's, acts as her unofficial spy in the enemy camp. And Karen makes a decision about her rehearsals that could jeopardize her relationship to Dev. Behind the scenes, Derek still believes Karen is the better candidate, as her freshness and inexperience will add the needed dimension into the role, while Tom is Ivy's biggest backer, believing she has the experience and vulnerability in her personality to carry off the part successfully. Julia is somewhat caught in the middle, she who wants to seem impartial. A personal move by one could sway the vote. Meanwhile, Julia and Frank receive some news about their adoption process which makes Frank reconsider, much to Julia ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Drama | Musical

Certificate:

TV-14
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Dev Sundaram: [as she practices intricate footwork of dancing routine] I'll come pick you up, Karen.
Karen Cartwright: No, no, no, we rehearse till seven, so... I'll just change at the rehearsal hall and come straight over. Don't worry. I know it's important. I'll be there. Go, you're making me nervous.
[playful twirling kick at him]
Karen Cartwright: Get out.
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References West Side Story (1961) See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 February 2012 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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