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SUPERSTORE: Lauren Ash Reflects on Writing ‘Gender Reveal’

May 31, 2018 by  
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Lauren Ash, in character, on the set of “Gender Reveal.” (Credit: Greg Gayne/NBC)

SUPERSTORE‘s excellent third season made major moves on-screen and off, as several cast members took on expanded roles beyond their characters: America Ferrera (Amy) helmed her second episode of the series; Ben Feldman (Jonah) made his directorial debut; and Lauren Ash (Dina) wrote her first installment of the NBC comedy, “Gender Reveal.”

Ash—whose Dina was at the center of the episode’s botched gender reveal—looks back at penning her first episode for SUPERSTORE, and how her own background as a writer/improv performer assisted the process.

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