Smash (2012–2013)

The Tonys 

"Bombshell" and "Hit List" lead the Tony nominations with twelve and thirteen nominations respectively. Some things seem a certainty at tonight's awards ceremony, primarily that Derek, who ... See full summary »


Michael Morris


Theresa Rebeck (creator), Joshua Safran | 1 more credit »




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
Jeremy Jordan ... Jimmy Collins
Anjelica Huston ... Eileen Rand
Leslie Odom Jr. ... Sam Strickland
Krysta Rodriguez ... Ana Vargas
Bernadette Peters ... Leigh Conroy
Ron Rifkin ... Himself
Rosie O'Donnell ... Herself
Luke Macfarlane ... Patrick Dillon
Thorsten Kaye ... Nick Felder
Michael Cristofer ... Jerry Rand


"Bombshell" and "Hit List" lead the Tony nominations with twelve and thirteen nominations respectively. Some things seem a certainty at tonight's awards ceremony, primarily that Derek, who has three individual nominations, will win nothing as he is now seen as persona non grata by the Broadway community after his public announcement of his casting couch process, the latest which led to Ana's firing and Daisy's hiring, and that he will not attend the ceremony. Since he made that announcement, he has been in hiding in his apartment, with none of his closest confidantes being able to get him out of his funk. In part because of Derek's situation, Ivy is uncertain if she will tell him that she's pregnant. Based on advice from Ivy, Karen and the "Hit List" cast decide to hold a revolt against Daisy at the Tony ceremony, their tactic which may backfire on them. The one person who may not be involved at all is Jimmy, who has decided not to attend the ceremony, but which he has told no one or ... Written by Huggo

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Drama | Musical








Release Date:

26 May 2013 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


Leslie Odom Jr. and Philippa Soo is playing in the ensemble in this show. In this episode, during the cast singing 'Broadway, Here I Come' song on the stage of Tony Awards they are standing next to the leading actors. They both were in the Hamilton The Musical which is a Broadway Show and they both were nominated for 70th Tony Awards(2016) in the categories of Best Performance by a Leading Actor/Actress in a Musical. Philippa Soo was nominee as Elisabeth Schuyler and Leslie Odom Jr. won the award as Aaron Burr. See more »


Ivy Lynn: I'd like to thank my mother, Leigh Conroy- the magnificent Leigh Conroy- for giving me the greatest gift. And that is a life in the theater. I can only hope that, one day, I can give that gift to my children. For me, there is nothing more magical than that moment right as the lights go down and the crowd is waiting in silence with anticipation for the show to begin. It's a moment full of hope and full of possibilities. So I'd like to thank the audience for coming and for believing, as I do, ...
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References Imitation of Life (1959) See more »


I'm Not Sorry
Performed by Katharine McPhee & Mara Davi
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