'Smash': Is Uma Thurman in the right place?


"Am I in the right place?" -- Rebecca Duvall in "Understudy"Uma Thurman's Rebecca Duvall was a no-show until the final two minutes of Monday's (April 9) episode of "Smash," and for all the pomp and circumstance surrounding her arrival, surely the rest of the cast, chorus, writers and director working on "Bombshell" were expecting someone more Marilyn Monroe-like to walk through the rehearsal room doors. And from the look of the previews for next week, it seems that her appearance and lack of Broadway experience aren't the only things that might make her more trouble than her potential star power is worth, as she starts requesting rewrites and saying things like, "I'd rather see less singing and dancing, you know?"But to her benefit, it seemed that hardly anyone was in the right place in "Understudy," as Ivy (Megan Hilty) stalks the rest of the cast from behind a van while daydreaming about returning to...



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