Megan Hilty to Perform at Hollywood's Catalina Bar & Grill, 11/22
Broadway's Megan Hilty, star of NBC's SMASH and SEAN SAVES THE WORLD, will perform an intimate solo-concert at the Catalina Bar & Grill in the heart of Hollywood on Friday, November 22 at 8:00pm.
Ms. Hilty and her band - lead by Musical Director Matt Cusson - will perform Broadway, American and pop standards, as well as songs from her debut album, "It Happens All The Time."
Hilty starred for the past two seasons as the triple-threat Ivy Lynn in NBC's musical drama Smash, which just wrapped its second season. On the series, she sang many original songs, including the Grammy-nominated Let Me Be Your Star with co-star Katharine McPhee. This summer, it was announced that Megan would be starring alongside Sean Hayesas Liz on the upcoming new NBC sitcom Sean Saves the World. A native of Seattle, Megan made her Broadway debut as Glinda in Wicked shortly after graduating from prestigiousCarnegie Mellon University, and went on to perform the role in both the national tour and in Los Angeles. She has also appeared on New York stages as Lorelei Lee in the Encores! production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, for which she earned rave reviews. For her critically acclaimed portrayal of Doralee Rhodes in Broadway's 9 to 5: The Musical she received nominations for the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League Awards, as well as the L.A. Stage AllianceOvation Award.
She has previously performed with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center, the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center and with the Cincinnati Symphony. Her voice was featured as Rosetta in Disney's Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings and also in Disney's The Secret Life of Magic Gourd, Phineas & Ferb, Glenn MartinDDS, American Dad, Tinker Bell and the Pixie Hollow Games, Robot & Monster as well as singing as Snow White in the film Shrek the Third. Megan recently wrapped production on Summertime Entertainment's animated film Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return with Kelsey Grammer, Hugh Dancy and Lea Michele, slated for release in 2013. She can also be heard alongside Placido Domingo on the opera star's duet album. Megan was recently signed to Sony Music in a partnership between Sony Masterworks and Columbia Records. Her new album, It Happens All The Time, was just released in March, including fresh interpretations of compositions by contemporary songwriters and producers.
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