It’s finally opening night and we’ve got thoughts, feelings, and faves! We recorded this in January 2022 so the pop culture we’re talking about is of that time.
Scarf Count: 1
Directed by Michael Morris
Written by Theresa Rebeck
Originally aired 5/14/2012 Synopsis:
The big night is finally here. Tom and Julia race against time to save the show, while Derek makes a decision that will change the lives of Karen and Ivy forever.
Pop Culture References: Little Women, Greta Gerwig, Little Women costume design, Florence Pugh, Laura Dern, Midsommar, 30 Rock, Chronic Loaf, Real Housewives, Aaron Sorkin, Amadeus, Mean Girls (the musical), West Side Story, Ibiza: Love Drunk, Willow, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Rogers: The Musical, tick, tick…BOOM!, The Three Musketeers, The Wheel of Time, Schmigadoon!
Smashlash: Noel Murray for AV Club
Under 5 of the Week: the usher who says ‘Program!’
Least Problematic Man of the Week: Tom!
Musical Numbers:
All our returning Bombshell favorites plus the debut of ‘Don’t Forget Me’ by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman.
Smash was created by Theresa Rebeck
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Ruth is @yellow_fairy19
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