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Michelle, a Las Vegas showgirl marries a man on a whim and moves to his sleepy coastal town where she winds up working alongside her new mother-in-law at her dance school.
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Series cast summary:
Sutton Foster ...  Michelle Simms 18 episodes, 2012-2013
Kaitlyn Jenkins ...  Boo Jordan 18 episodes, 2012-2013
Julia Goldani Telles ...  Sasha Torres 18 episodes, 2012-2013
Bailey De Young ...  Ginny Thompson 18 episodes, 2012-2013
Emma Dumont ...  Melanie Segal 18 episodes, 2012-2013
Kelly Bishop ...  Fanny Flowers 15 episodes, 2012-2013
Stacey Oristano ...  Truly Stone 13 episodes, 2012-2013
Matisse Love Matisse Love ...  Matisse 12 episodes, 2012-2013
RaJahnae Patterson RaJahnae Patterson ...  RaJahnae 9 episodes, 2012-2013
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Michelle is a Las Vegas showgirl who would like to return to her true love - dancing. After a tumultuous experience at an audition for the musical Chicago, Michelle accepts a marriage proposal from an admirer. On impulse Michelle and Hubble get married and she relocates to a small town where she learns she will be sharing a house with her mother-in-law Fanny. Little to Michelle's knowledge, Fanny owns a dance studio in the back of the property and Michelle sees all these young ballerinas striving to reach their dreams. After an unexpected tragedy, Michelle's entire world will change. Written by Carrie DeCosta

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2012 (USA) See more »

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Hermosa Beach, California, USA See more »

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Kelly Bishop (Fanny) is only 12 years years older than Alan Ruck, who plays her son, Hubbell. See more »

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A Promising Show
12 June 2012 | by delightful-lifeSee all my reviews

Hope you have read the story line. Beyond that: The girl (Sutton Foster) is a 30 something girl, life has passed her by in the dancing business and she is now an ordinary show girl in Las Vegas. She has a 40 something guy who sees her show all the time and is a big admirer.

He keeps courting her all the time and finally she relents and marries him, seeing that she has no further career in her present life.

The show moves along fast, and its once she reaches the guy's hometown that the real story begins.

The whole cast seems nice, especially Sutton. And the direction and editing was really tight, a very good indication that some good guys are behind this, so I think this has promise.

I can't give a full recommendation, but I am intrigued and will continue to watch.

Give it a shot, just 5 mins would be enough and you will know if you like this kind of show.

Cheers!

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Review after seeing episode 2:

I was so disappointed. The quality has gone on a nose dive and the show has become silly. The one actor that I was rooting for, he was just eliminated all together, now all that is left is a group of really silly, artificial people with mediocre acting.

The teenage girls that they showed in episode 1, the students in the dance class, they are just horrible. I guess the point is to show them slowly evolving over the many years this show might run, but its going to be really difficult to live through their bitching and super idiotic behaviour.

Opinion - If you are someone very much into ballet, you should give this show a shot, else its just not worth our time considering that there are better shows like 'The Newsroom' running on TV right now.

Cheers!


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