Julia Houston (Lyrics/Book)
Tom Levitt
Karen Cartwright
Derek Wills (Director/ Choreographer)
Ivy Lynn
Eileen Rand (Producer)
Leslie Odom Jr.
Sam Strickland
Ana Vargas
Jimmy Collins
Kyle Bishop

Krysta Rodriguez

Ana Vargas

Krysta Rodriguez stars as Karen's (Katharine McPhee) lively new actress roommate in NBC's musical drama "Smash." Ana struggles with the realities of launching a career in the theater.

California native Krysta Rodriguez is a seasoned stage performer, having appeared on Broadway in the original casts of "In the Heights," "Spring Awakening" and "Good Vibrations" as well as the revival of "A Chorus Line." Rodriguez also originated the role of Wednesday Addams in the Broadway production of "The Addams Family." Other theater credits include "Bye Bye Birdie" at Encores!, the national tour of "The Boy Friend" directed by Julie Andrews and the title role in "Gidget the Musical" directed by Francis Ford Coppola. She was also seen on television as a guest star on "Gossip Girl."