THE SCREENING ROOM: Highlights from Hit List, With Jeremy Jordan, Krysta Rodriguez, Andy Mientus, Carrie Manolakos

By Michael Gioia
December 13, 2013

Hit List — the fictional musical from the NBC television drama "Smash" that was written by the characters of Jimmy Collins and Kyle Bishop, played on the series by Jeremy Jordan and Andy Mientus, respectively — made its much-anticipated debut Dec. 8-9 at 54 Below. Here are highlights from the concerts.



Jordan, Mientus and Krysta Rodriguez — who starred on the NBC musical drama — were joined by Carrie Manolakos (stepping into Katharine McPhee's role) in Hit List.

The score of Hit List comprised songs by various composers — both in the musical theatre industry and pop worlds — including Drew Gasparini (Make Me Bad), Joe Iconis (The Black Suits), Andrew McMahon, Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (A Christmas Story, Dogfight), Tony Award winners Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Hairspray) and Lucie Silvas.

Videography is by Shoshana Feinstein. 

For Jordan's performance of Pasek and Paul's "Caught in the Storm," click hereRead the Playbill.com recap of the evening here.

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Carrie Manolakos - "Broadway, Here I Come!" by Joe Iconis:

Krysta Rodriguez, Jeremy Jordan and Andy Mientus - "Calling Out My Name" by Lucie Silva:

Eric William Morris - "The Guide to Success" by Joe Iconis:

Krysta Rodriguez - "Haddonfield (Fifteen Years Later)" by Joe Iconis:

Jeremy Jordan, Carrie Manolakos, Andy Mientus, Krysta Rodriguez -"The Goodbye Song" by Joe Iconis:

Jeremy Jordan and Andy Mientus - "If I Had You" by Drew Gasparini:

Andy Mientus with Eric Michael Krop - "Swim" by Andrew McMahon: