The Broadway show will be called Smash, A New Musical, with Steven Spielberg as a producer and Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, who worked on the program, as songwriters.
As a refresher course, the NBC program adhered to the making of a Broadway musical regarding the life of Marilyn Monroe, and also starred Katharine McPhee, Megan Hilty, Debra Messing, and Christian Borle, with McPhee as well as Hilty vying for the coveted function of Marilyn.
On Thursday, fans of Smash obtained the information they would certainly be hoping for: the cult-favorite music series will certainly be returning, only this moment to Broadway instead of as a television revival.
Spielberg stated in a statement that he is “personally thrilled to belong of this music as well as its road to Broadway” as he holds Smash “close to and dear to his heart.” As for whether the brand-new musical will certainly be about the program or the program within the show, journalism launch kept in mind that the “story will certainly follow the ups as well as downs of getting Bombshell to Broadway yet will freely leave from the series.”
Don’t worry, the main characters from the program, like songwriters Julia and also Tom, in addition to actresses Ivy and Karen, will remain in the phase musical. And also while not all of the tracks Shaiman and also Wittman wrote for the Smash collection will be used in the brand-new musical, “Let Me Be Your Star” will definitely be consisted of. Now we simply have to await the bright lights of Broadway to beam once again so we can begin counting down!
Lily Collins Opens Up About Her Mental Health as a Teen to Comfort Fans: “We’re Not Alone”
On Wednesday, Lily Collins opened up in an honest Instagram post concerning her mental health throughout her late teens and 20s. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK, which ranges from May 18 to 24, the star recalled 14 years earlier, at her adolescent self, and reflected on her battles in hopes that it’ll provide her fans comfort and inspiration.
Lily uploaded an image of herself at the Teen Vogue Young Hollywood event back in 2006 (when she was 16), along with the caption, “On the surface area, this was a happy, confident lady. On the inside, I was struggling with so much insecurity as well as uncertainty within myself.” She continued, “At this age throughout my late teens as well as right into my twenties, it really felt actually challenging to speak up about my inner battles– with household, with partnerships, eating disorders as well as overall unpredictability.”
She added that the topic of psychological health and wellness should never be frowned on and wishes she might inform her younger self that “we’re never ever alone.” She likewise motivated fans to lean on friends and family, as well as concentrate on the positives, keeping in mind that this is especially important right now with stay-at-home orders still mostly in position.
Lily finished her candid message with a hopeful message, “But allow’s provide ourselves as well as each other a little boost of motivation today and also daily moving forward and try our hardest not to judge one another also roughly. Self treatment is not self-centered. It’s self love.”
Fans fasted to comment as well as give thanks to Lily for her honesty. Director Charlie McDowell (who Lily has been dating given that last summer) likewise talked about the article: “What a lovely human you are. Throughout.”