So after months of anticipation and buzz and speculation, last night we finally got to watch and hear the Greys Anatomy music event, "Song Beneath the Song." When this project was first announced my gut reaction was that the result would either be completely amazing or a total train wreck. As is usually the case, the truth fell somewhere in the middle.VIDEO: Watch the Best and Worst Songs from the Greys Musical>>The concept was actually very clever. The show focused on a single storyline: saving the lives of Callie and her unborn child after a horrific car accident. Wisely, the show gave the heavy lifting to its strongest singers. Tony-winner Sara Ramirez (Callie) was the centerpiece, with terrific support from Chandra Wilson (Bailey) and Kevin McKidd (Owen). Other cast members participated in varying degrees, from solo work delivered by Chyler Leigh (Lexie), to snippets here and there and chorus work from pretty much everyone else. Neither Patrick Dempsey (Derek) nor Sandra Oh (Cristina) sang at all, but they both turned in exceptional dramatic performances in their signature styles.
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