Everything comes to a head as Eileen (Anjelica Huston), Derek (Jack Davenport) and the team present Marilyn The Musical to would-be investors. Ivy (Megan Hilty) is under pressure to perform, while her mother, Broadway star Leigh Conroy (special guest Bernadette Peters), undermines her at every turn. Karen (Katharine McPhee) must decide between the workshop and a meeting with a big-time music producer. Julia (Debra Messing) and Michael (guest star Will Chase) must face up to the consequences of their actions. Jack Davenport, Christian Borle, Raza Jaffrey, Brian d'Arcy James and Jaime Cepero also star. Bernadette Peters and Will Chase guest star.