Nick Jonas and Bernadette Peters to Make ‘Smash’-ing Debut

by | October 6, 2011 at 10:54 AM | Smash, TV News

Nick Jonas and Bernadette Peters (Imeh Akpanudosen/Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images)

Nick Jonas and Bernadette Peters (Imeh Akpanudosen/Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images)

NBC’s highly anticipated midseason musical drama “Smash” is adding some new voices.

Nick Jonas and Tony winner Bernadette Peters will guest star in back-to-back episodes beginning on Monday, Feb. 6 (10/9c).

Jonas will play Lyle West, who is described by NBC as a “hot sitcom star who started his career as a child actor in a Broadway show written by Tom (Christian Borle) and directed by Derek (Jack Davenport).” Peters will appear as Leigh Conroy, Ivy’s (Megan Hilty) “Tony award-winning mother who was once a theater sensation but now lives vicariously through her daughter.”

“Smash” centers around the production of a Broadway musical about the life of Marilyn Monroe. The series stars Debra Messing (“Will & Grace“), Katharine McPhee (“American Idol“), Anjelica Huston (“Prizzi’s Honor“), Megan Hilty (“9 to 5: The Musical”), Christian Borle (“Legally Blonde: The Musical”), Jack Davenport (“Pirates of the Caribbean“), Brian d’Arcy James (“Shrek The Musical”), Jaime Cepero (“Porgy and Bess”) and Raza Jaffrey (“Sex and the City 2“).

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