節目介紹 Introduction

DIVA 《一鳴驚人》,成名在望

巨星誕生: 史蒂芬史匹伯與獲得奧斯卡大獎的《芝加哥》製作人,以及《髮膠明星夢》的填詞人,共同打造這齣音樂劇,演出陣容包括艾美獎得主 Debra Messing及奧斯卡影后Anjelica Houston。故事講述歌曲創作人 Julia (Debra Messing飾,Will & Grace) 及 Tom (Christian Borle飾,Legally Blond: The Musical) 要攜手打造一個大型的百老匯舞台— 一個關於瑪麗蓮夢露的音樂劇。得到歌曲創作人組合及果斷的監製 (奧斯卡得主Anjelica Huston飾) 坐鎮,他們唯一欠缺一名明星參與演出。究竟誰會擔演美國最具代表性的金髮性感尤物呢? 在American Idol 成名的Katharine McPhee,在戲內飾演 Karen。她是一名純真的愛荷華州女孩,經常夢想在舞台上有成功的一天。她擁有不一樣的天份,並成功吸引每人的目光—包括 Ivy Lynn (Megan Hilty飾),她是一名厭倦合唱的女孩,不會讓任何人及事阻礙自己期待已久的事業發展。

 

A Star is born: Steven Spielberg teams up with the Oscar-winning producers of Chicago and songwriters of Hairspray to create this smashing new musical drama with an all-star cast including Emmy-winner Debra Messing and Oscar-winning actress Anjelica Houston. Songwriters Julia (Debra Messing, Will & Grace) and Tom (Christian Borle, Legally Blond: The Musical) are cooking up the next big Broadway hit—a musical about the life of Marilyn Monroe. With a stellar songwriting duo and a tough-as-nails producer (Oscar-winner Anjelica Huston) on board, all they are missing is the star of the show. Who will play America’s beloved blonde bombshell?  Enter American Idol veteran Katharine McPhee as Karen, a simple Iowa girl with dreams of stardom on the big stage. With talents as big as her dreams, she catches the attention of everyone—including Ivy Lynn (Megan Hilty), a jaded chorus girl who will let nothing (and no one) stand in the way of her long-overdue turn in the spotlight.

角色介紹 Characters

Eileen Rand

Anjelica Huston

奧斯卡金像獎得主Anjelica Huston在本劇中飾演百老匯傳奇製作人Eileen Rand。出自對音樂劇這門藝術的熱愛,她必須高超地管理充滿競爭的團隊和日益高聳的財務支出,而且前夫Jerry (Michael Christofer)還凍結了她的資產。

Academy Award winner Anjelica Huston stars as legendary Broadway producer Eileen Rand in NBC's new musical drama "Smash." Driven by a passionate love of her art, she must masterfully manage both the warring egos of her creative team and her musical's skyrocketing budget -- even as ex-husband Jerry (Michael Christofer) freezes her assets.

Karen Cartwright

Katharine McPhee

一位有天賦但年輕沒有經驗的女孩Karen Cartwright。剛從愛荷華州搬到紐約來實現她的百老匯夢想。Karen必須學到在如同充滿大白鯊般困難和挑戰的專業音樂劇圈的海洋中,擊敗經驗豐富的對手Ivy贏得一生一次難得的角色。

A talented, but green girl, Karen Cartwright. Newly arrived from Iowa in pursuit of her Broadway dream, Karen must learn to navigate the shark-infested waters of the professional theater to win the role of a lifetime against her competition, stage veteran Ivy Lynn (Megan Hilty), all while maintaining her integrity.

Ivy Lynn

Megan Hilty

經驗老道,多才多藝的Ivy Lynn, 一位基本班底演員,多年試圖成為家喻戶曉的明星,但每每只能待在合唱演出班底。Ivy渴望得知自己是否能夠在聚光燈下擁有自己的位置,還是永遠都只能當一旁的配角。

A seasoned triple-threat Ivy Lynn, an ensemble performer who has spent years pursuing stardom only to be bumped back into the chorus again and again. Ivy seeks to know whether she has finally earned her place in the spotlight or if she is destined to remain a minor player.

Tom Levitt

Christian Borle

一位試圖讓他的努力多年的好友Ivy(Megan Hilty)一舉成名的作曲家,並且努力在勁敵充滿才華但自負的導演Derek Wills(Jack Davenport)前保持冷靜。

A composer, who fights to help his old friend Ivy (Megan Hilty) achieve stardom at long last -- and tries to maintain his cool when necessity pairs him with his arch-rival, the brilliant but arrogant director, Derek Wills (Jack Davenport).

Derek Wills

Jack Davenport

百老匯圈中最聰明最有才氣的導演和編舞家之一,同時也名列最性感,風流倜儻的花花公子名單裡。但即便天才如Derek,要將從無到有製作一齣全新音樂劇,搬演上紐約百老匯的舞台也得面臨眾多考驗和挑戰。

One of Broadway's most brilliant director-choreographers – and one of its most seductive bad boys. But even Derek's genius is strained by the demands of bringing an untested new musical to the New York stage.

Julia Houston

Debra Messing

Julia努力試著將無止境的百老匯音樂劇工作和家庭生活之間取得平衡,而往日舊愛,音樂劇明星Michael Swift(Will Chase飾)的出現,讓她的生活又起波折。

Julia struggles to balance the relentless demands of Broadway with the needs of her family, and the return of her old flame, musical theater star Michael Swift (Will Chase), hasn't made life any easier.

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