Today, in anticipation of the release of NBC's hit musical drama series SMASH on DVD on January 8 and its grand primetime TV return on February 5, BroadwayWorld is pleased to present this exclusive clip from the extensive behind-the-scenes features available on the complete Season One DVD box set, just in time for the new year!
2012 Tony Award winner for Best Featured Actor In A Musical (PETER & THE STARCATCHER), Christian Borle, along with SMASH executive producer and lauded theatrical producer Craig Zadan, expound upon some specifics of the hit series in this exclusive look at the bonus content present on the forthcoming four-disc DVD set, which is overflowing with extras in addition to the entire series as originally shown on NBC last year - undoubtedly, the theatrically-attuned TV series of the year. Enjoy!
More Information On SMASH Season One:
OVERVIEW: "Smash" Season One tells the compelling story of a heated rivalry between upcoming starlets, a writing team in need of a new hit and a Broadway producer finding her own way in a "captivating fusion of music, dance and potent storytelling" (Dorothy Rabinowitz, Wall Street Journal). From executive producer Steven Spielberg (Jaws, Schindler's List) comes the groundbreaking, critically acclaimed series "Smash," Emmy Award winner for Best Choreography. Starring Emmy Awardwinner Debra Messing (Will & Grace), Academy Award winner Anjelica Huston (Prizzi's Honor), Megan Hilty (Broadway's Wicked) and American Idol's Katharine McPhee, "Smash" Season One is available on DVD with UltraViolet on January 8, 2013. Experience all 15 "gloriously entertaining" (Robert Bianco,USA Today) episodes back-to-back and uninterrupted in this four-disc set, filled with fantastic musical performances, stunning production numbers and scandalous backstage dramas. Fans can also see never-before-seen bonus features including deleted scenes, featurettes and much more!
STORY: Talented newcomer Karen Cartwright (McPhee) is up for the role of a lifetime in a new Broadway musical based on the iconic Marilyn Monroe. The only thing standing in her way is Ivy Lynn (Hilty), a seasoned theater veteran who is determined to land the part herself and will stop at nothing to realize her own dreams of fame. "Smash" Season One also stars Tony Award winner Christian Borle (Broadway's Peter and the Starcatcher) and Jack Davenport (Pirates of the Caribbean) and also features an incredible lineup of guest stars including Uma Thurman (Kill Bill: Vol 1 and 2), Broadway legend Bernadette Peters and pop sensation Nick Jonas. Mary McNamara from the Los Angeles Times says "Smash" Season One is "a genuine triumph!"
DVD BONUS FEATURES INCLUDE:
- DELETED AND EXTENDED SCENES
- GAG REEL
- A DREAM COME TRUE: Take an in-depth look at the amazing cast and discover why "Smash" is truly a "triple threat!"
- SONG & DANCE: Go behind the scenes with composers Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman as we take a look at how the original music is created for the show and see choreographer Joshua Bergasse put the cast and dancers through their paces as both song and dance come to life!
Even more information on SMASH is available at the official site here.
Also, be sure to stay tuned to BroadwayWorld for all SMASH related news, views and reviews as we gear up for the long-awaited return of the show on February 5 at 9 PM on NBC!
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