Tonight at 10/9c, NBC premieres “Smash,” a musical drama that celebrates the beauty and heartbreak of the Broadway theater as it follows a cross section of dreamers and schemers who all have one common desire – to be a “Smash.” MFA alumna Jacquelyn Reingold writes for the show, which is executive produced by acclaimed playwright Theresa Rebeck. Starring Debra Messing, Anjelica Huston, Megan Hilty, and Katherine McPhee, the series centers on a desire to create a Broadway musical based on the life of Marilyn Monroe. Reingold penned episode six, which is slated to air in March. Before working for “Smash” Reingold worked on HBO’s IN TREATMENT season two, (Executive Producer, Warren Leight), writing the “Mia” episodes for Emmy nominated Hope Davis and Gabriel Byrne. Recent plays include: I KNOW in Ensemble Studio Theatre’s One-act Marathon and ARMS UP for Christine Jones’ Theatre for One. Other plays include STRING FEVER had a sold out run Off-Broadway at Ensemble Studio Theatre, starring Cynthia Nixon and Evan Handler. It was produced at Playhouse West in California, and in Washington DC at Theatre J. Her one-acts THEY FLOAT UP, and A VERY VERY SHORT PLAY were produced in ’10 and ’08 at Ensemble Studio Theatre. Her other one-act 2B (OR NOT 2B) was produced at The Actors Theatre of Louisville in 2009. Her full length play, A STORY ABOUT A GIRL was part of the JAW Playwrights Festival at Portland Center Stage, Oregon. Her other plays: GIRL GONE, 2B (OR NOT 2B), ACAPULCO, FOR-EVERETT, DEAR KENNETH BLAKE, DOTTIE AND RICHIE, TUNNEL OF LOVE, JILEY & LEDNERG, JOE AND STEW’S THEATRE, LOST AND FOUND, A.M.L., and FREEZE TAG have been produced or workshopped in New York at the MCC Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Naked Angels, HB Playwrights Theatre, the Drama League at HERE, All Seasons Theatre, Atlantic Theatre, the Working Theatre, the Circle Rep Lab; in Los Angeles at the Canon Theatre, Theatre of NOTE, City Garage, ASK Theatre Projects; at theatres across the country; in London, Berlin, Belgrade, New Zealand, Australia, and Hong Kong. Read more at Jacquelyn Reingold’s website.