'Smash' Brings Bernadette Peters Back in Apparent Bid to Cast Every Actor, Ever

'Smash' Brings Bernadette Peters Back in Apparent Bid to Cast Every Actor, Ever

At this point, is there anybody who won't be showing up on the upcoming second season of "Smash"?

Bernadette Peters will return to NBC's musical drama for Season 2, reprising her role of Leigh Conroy, the mother of Ivy (played by Megan Hilty), a network spokeswoman told TheWrap.

Also read: Jesse L. Martin Joins "Smash" in Recurring Role

Peters played Conroy in two episodes of "Smash" during its  first season. It is not known how many episodes she will appear in, or when her episode or episodes will air.

Peters joins a cast that's beginning to swell past the point of human comprehension. 

In addition to the show's new and returning regular cast members, "Rent" star Jesse L. Martin, "Dreamgirls" Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson, former "Will & Grace" actor Sean Hayes and "Hairspray" star Nikki Blonsky have all joined the series in recurring roles.

Also read: Nikki Blonsky Joins "Smash" in Recurring Role

"Smash" will return to NBC's schedule midseason.

Vulture first reported the news of Peters' "Smash" return.