SMASH's Megan Hilty to Sing 'America the Beautiful' Before US Open Women's Championship, 9/8
According to the New York Post, SMASH's Megan Hilty will perform "America the Beautiful" before the US Open women's championship between Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka tonight, September 8, at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Chris Botti is set to sing the same tune tomorrow, September 9 before the men's final.
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The women's final will air on CBS beginning at 8 p.m. ET.
Star of SMASH on NBC, Megan Hilty has appeared on Broadway in 9 to 5: The Musical and as Glinda in Wicked (including its 1st National Tour), as well as regional productions of Vanities, Curtains, Cafe Puttanesca and more.
“Smash” is a musical drama that celebrates the beauty and heartbreak of the Broadway theater as it follows a cross-section of dreamers and schemers who all have one common desire – to be a Broadway star. The series also stars Emmy Award winner Debra Messing (“Will & Grace”), Oscar winner Anjelica Huston (“Prizzi's Honor”), Jack Davenport (“Pirates of the Caribbean” films), Tony Award winner Christian Borle (“Peter and the Starcatcher”), Katharine McPhee (“American Idol”), Tony Award nominee Jeremy Jordan (“Newsies”), Andy Mientus ("Spring Awakening"), Leslie Odom Jr. ("Leap of Faith") and Krysta Rodriguez ("Spring Awakening").
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