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The Cost of Art




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Episode Info

Karen must learn to advance in the high-stakes world of Broadway. Derek hosts a party for hot young star Lyle. Eileen tries a new strategy for raising funds, while Tom goes on a first date.


Debra Messing
as Julia Houston
Anjelica Huston
as Eileen Rand
Katharine McPhee
as Karen Cartwright
Christian Borle
as Tom Levitt
Jack Davenport
as Derek Wills
Megan Hilty
as Ivy Lynn
Will Chase
as Michael Swift
Leslie Odom Jr.
as Sam Strickland
Keith Kuhl
as Ensemble Dancer
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Critic reviews for The Cost of Art

One of the tightest single-episode scripts we've been treated to in a while, not only did it neatly tell a story in 42 minutes, it brought together a host of disparate elements.

June 6, 2018 | Full Review…

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