Smash Season 2 Review “The Dress Rehearsal”

You might have expected this week’s Smash, ‘The Dress Rehearsal’, to be focusing on ‘Bombshell’ over anything else, but the drama behind the scenes of ‘Hit List’ gets just as much attention as the Invited Dress over at Tom’s show. Karen and Jimmy are acting like idiots, with Derek speaking some amount of sense for a change, and there’s a question mark over Bombshell’s future as the event of the season after an unfortunate New York Times article is released. The nice thing about the episode is how well things are going for Ivy, who was given a bit of a kicking during season one. She’s back in bed with Derek, with things possibly being a bit more exclusive than they were first time around, and her performance in ‘Bombshell’ goes down a storm with audiences. A brief inner debate about whether to go nude on stage is resolved on gut feeling in the moment and, for once, she’s not relying on the approval of others to find her own self-worth. READ MORE...


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