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.
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.
Michelle Simms is a ballerina turned Las Vegas showgirl. Feeling her career and life is in a rut, she accepts a marriage proposal from a kind admirer and moves to a small and sleepy town. There she takes a job at her mother-in-law's dance school, but things don't always run smoothly.
- centers on Michelle (Sutton Foster) who was accepted into the American Ballet Theatre at the age of 17 with a full scholarship, eventually did some Broadway and then ended up as a Las Vegas showgirl. Looking at a dead end with both her career and life, she impulsively marries a man and moves to his sleepy coastal town where she takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in-law's dance school.