Sarah Hyland Teases Musical Performance at Sunday's TEEN CHOICE AWARDS
Straight off her performance in the musical HAIR at the Hollywood Bowl, Sarah Hyland spoke by phone to reporters about her upcoming gig as co-host of this year's Teen Choice Awards, airing live on FOX on Sunday, Aug. 10 at 8/7c. The 'Modern Family' actress will be joined by her "Scary Movie 5″ co-star Tyler Posey as host of the annual event.
According to Variety, Hyland hinted that she may be featured in a singing performance involving an ensemble group during the telecast. "I was singing before I could speak," joked the actress who portrayed 'Chrissy' in the classic Viet Nam-era musical. "I am forever in debt to (director) Adam Shankman for giving me the chance to be able to perform again in L.A. I had a blast, and I hope I am able to do something like that again."
Stay tuned to the show to find out and click here to watch video from the Hollywood Bowl production of HAIR!
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The Hollywood Bowl's production of HAIR starred Kristen Bell as Sheila, Hunter Parrish as Claude, Amber Riley as Dionne, Jenna Ushkowitz as Jeanie and Beverly D'Angelo as Mom, Sarah Hyland as Chrissy, Mario as Hud, Jonah Platt as Woof,Benjamin Walker as Berger, and Kevin Chamberlin as Dad.
From its stunning Broadway premiere in 1968, HAIR defined the "rock musical," exuberantly celebrating the hippie counterculture, anti-war movement and sexual revolution of the 1960s with a rainbow score of hits - including "Aquarius," "Good Morning Starshine," and "Easy to be Hard" - that have become ingrained in pop culture. Audiences will celebrate this groundbreaking American journey as we "Let the Sunshine In."
HAIR has book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado and music by Galt MacDermot. Conceived by James Rado and Gerome Ragni, Hair was the opening production at the new Public Theatre in New York City's East Village in 1967. Hair opened on Broadway, at the Biltmore Theatre, on April 29, 1968 and ran for 1,750 performances, closing on July 1, 1972.
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