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News of the Century: "Bombshell" From Smash Is Happening. June 15th, 2015


That's right show queens, "Bombshell" is finally getting a stage production. [src] It's a one night only benefit event in NYC so who knows if it will be way above our pay grade but you have to start somewhere.

The Film Experience's troubled marriage to "Smash" the ill fated NBC series about the making of a Marilyn Monroe musical named "Bombshell" lives on! It's impossible to get a full divorce actually from that show and especially the show within the show because social media has guaranteed that all TV series with a devout following remain somehow in the pop culture conversation like they're still on the air.  I can't tell you how many times someone mentions Smash in my twitterfeed (#notcomplaining) and my eyes always flash a bit, like an ocular exclamation point. 

There's no word yet on casting but if Megan Hilty isn't playing Marilyn at this one night only event there's really no point in that day in the world's timeline even existing. This is our only mandatory requirement*. Otherwise proceed, producers. Our hearty gratitude and possible our dollars, depending on ticket prices, await you.

*Requirements are different than wants but we got a string of those too if you need 'em.

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Reader Comments (9)

This news abosolutely made my day! I also hope it will feature Megan, but since almost ALL numbers are sung by Marilyn I hope they can cast some other possible stars to step in. Of course McPhee can NOT be one! Do you think it will be televised or recorded?

December 18, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterSeisgrados

I wish they could do the dueling Marilyns thing somehow.....various takes on the role. I'm not sure that "Bombshell" is strong enough without some added drama.

December 18, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterHenry

I guess I gotta book a ticket to NYC in June!

December 18, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterGeorge P.

I am LIVING for this, and am torn between telling my friends so they can share in my joy and not telling them so that it is more likely that I will be able to get tickets the second they go on sale.

But yeah: No Megan Hilty, NO SALE.

December 18, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterdenny

Team IVY

December 18, 2014 | Unregistered Commentermagicub


I can't. This is everything i've ever wanted. I wore that soundtrack out. I'm already there and willing to cut anyone who tries to jump the line. Megan HAS to be Marilyn, y'all. We suffered through Karen Cartwright Superstar long enough.

December 18, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDerreck.

Ha. I was just coming to leave the exact same kind of comment that Derrick left, but he beat me to it.

December 18, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDJDeeJay

yes, "smash", so many mixed feelings... but never about hilty, of course.

December 18, 2014 | Unregistered Commentermarcelo

Hey--this post made the iMDB page for Megan Hilty under News!

December 19, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterPam

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