Megan Hilty

Birth Place: Bellevue, Washington, USA

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Most recognizable for her portrayal of seasoned triple-threat Ivy Lynn in NBC’s musical drama “Smash,” Tony nominee Megan Hilty is a dynamic performer both on stage and on screen. Hilty can last be seen starring in “Patsy & Loretta,” directed by Callie Khouri for Lifetime. Megan was nominated for a Critics Choice Award for Best Actress in a Limited Series for her performance as Patsy Cline.

In addition to “Smash”, Megan’s television credits include Bravo’s dramedy “Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce,” Hulu’s “Difficult People,” the final season of CBS’s” The Good Wife,” as well as “The Good Fight” for CBS All Access. Hilty also recurred on “Braindead” for CBS as well as ABC’s hit series “Desperate Housewives.” In 2013, Hilty starred on the NBC series “Sean Saves the World.”

On stage, Hilty received critical acclaim for her role of Brooke Ashton in the Roundabout Theater Company’s revival of Noises Off including nominations for a Tony Award, Drama Desk Award and Drama League Award.

After graduating from the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University, Hilty quickly made her Broadway debut as Glinda in Wicked. She went on to perform the role in both the national tour and in Los Angeles. For her portrayal of Doralee Rhodes in Broadway’s 9 to 5: The Musical, Hilty was honored with nominations for Lead Actress in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards, Outer Critics Circle Awards, the Drama League Awards and L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation Awards.

Hilty has previously performed at Carnegie Hall with the New York Pops, the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center, the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center, the Boston Pops, the Cincinnati Pops, the Houston Symphony, the Phoenix Symphony among many others.

Megan Hilty Photos


[Washington, DC (Regional)]
Kennedy Center Broadway Center Stage Revival, 2018

[Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Production, 2018
Lily St. Regis

Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2015
Brooke Ashton

[New York]
New York City Center Gala Concert, 2015
Annie Oakley

[New York]
Encores! Concert, 2012
Lorelei Lee

Original Broadway Production, 2009
Doralee Rhodes

[Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2008
Doralee Rhodes

[Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Production, 2007

[New York]
Reading, 2005

[New York]
Workshop, 2005

[US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2005
Glinda [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 2003
Glinda [Replacement]

Glinda [Replacement]

Glinda (Standby) [Replacement]

[Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2003
The Duchess

Megan Hilty Movies

[2010]Bitter Feast Peg

[2011]What Happens Next Ruthie

[2012]Secret of the Wings Rosetta

[2013]Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return China Princess, Queen Mouse

[2016]Rules Don't Apply Sally

Megan Hilty TV Shows

The X-Files Deceased Girl Jessica

The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Enid

Ugly Betty Glinda

The Closer Michelle Edwards

Shark Laurel Hasbrouck

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Kiwi Long

Eli Stone Cheryl

Desperate Housewives Shayla Grove

[ 2009-2010]Glenn Martin DDS Singing Bum

Louie Heckler

Bones Julie Coyle

Melissa & Joey Tiffany

Prayer Hour Jo Ellen

[ 2012-2013]Smash Ivy Lynn

[ 2012-2014]Robot and Monster J.D.

It Could Be Worse Chelsea

Dora and Friends: Into the City! La Diva

[ 2013-2014]Sean Saves the World Liz

All Stars Irene

BrainDead Misty Alise

I Shudder Sarah Morelle

Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce Charlene

The First Wives Club Kim

The Good Wife Holly Westfall

Difficult People Cassie

[ 2016-2018]Sofia the First Prisma, Princess Charlotte

The Good Fight Holly Westfall

Santa's Boots Holly

Sweet Mountain Christmas Laney

Patsy & Loretta Patsy Cline

[ 2010-2019]American Dad! TV Guide Employee

Doc McStuffins Topsy Turvy Tilly

Annie Live! Lily St. Regis

[ 2013-2021]Family Guy Grace, Lily, Dean Nearby

[ 2020-2022]Madagascar: A Little Wild Ziggy, Waffles, Riley

Megan Hilty Videos

Megan Hilty News

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 This Month

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies, and Alternates from MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, THE BOOK OF MORMON, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, WAITRESS, TITANIQUE, and SAW THE MUSICAL: THE UNAUTHORIZED PARODY. Join us on Monday, November 20th at 7 PM for this monthly residency showcasing Broadway talent.

Segerstrom Center For The Arts Announces 2023 Holiday Concerts Featuring Megan Hilty and More

Segerstrom Center for the Arts will present an incredible lineup of festive performances to make this season merry and bright, including international music sensations, timeless dance, esteemed recording artists, lively outdoor activities, and a Christmas Broadway classic. Find out about the upcoming concerts here!

Tis The Season For Holiday Fun At Segerstrom Center For The Arts!

Celebrate the holiday season at Segerstrom Center for the Arts with a lineup of festive shows including The Nutcracker, Silent Night Silent Disco, and more!

Shoshana Bean Returning to The Apollo Theater for Annual Holiday Concert

The Broadway star will take the audience on a soul-filled musical joyride with her powerful vocals, magnetic stage presence and impeccable interpretations of holiday classics. Shoshana will be joined by her Arranger/Music Director David Cook, an extraordinary band and some very special guest stars who will be announced in the coming weeks.

No Tricks, Only Treats this October With Segerstrom Center for the Art's Black Friday and Halloween Sales!

Segerstrom Center for the Arts is offering patrons the chance to experience world-class entertainment at scary low (OR scary good) prices.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Celebrate Its 20th Anniversary This Month

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... will celebrate its 20th anniversary at The Green Room 42 with Standbys, Understudies, and Alternates from various Broadway shows on October 23rd at 7 PM.

Erika Henningsen, Jason Gotay, and More Set For EVER AFTER in Concert at the Ordway

This special event will kick off the Ordway's 2023-2024 season and give audiences an exclusive look at the latest songs from a musical in development, Ever After, based on the 1998 film starring Drew Barrymore.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns to The Green Room 42 This Month

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition in his monthly residency of AT THIS PERFORMANCE…

DEATH BECOMES HER World Premiere, MAMMA MIA! & More Set for Broadway In Chicago 2024 Season

Discover the highly anticipated Broadway In Chicago 2024 season and get all the details on the world premiere of 'DEATH BECOMES HER' and the return of the beloved musical 'MAMMA MIA!' and more.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld September 6th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is September 6, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours: 

Megan Hilty & Jennifer Simard To Lead Pre-Broadway DEATH BECOMES HER Premiere in Chicago

DEATH BECOMES HER will play a pre-Broadway engagement in Spring 2024 at Broadway In Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre from April 30 – June 2, 2024 and will be part of the upcoming season subscription package, to be announced in full on September 6.

Annette Bening, Jason Alexander, Jean Smart & More to Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Labor Day Special

Join Annette Bening, Jason Alexander, Jean Smart, and other celebrated actors for a star-studded Labor Day Special on STARS IN THE HOUSE. Don't miss this exclusive event streaming live. Tune in for an unforgettable performance and support a great cause.

Rialto Chatter: Could DEATH BECOMES HER Be Headed To Chicago?

Wondering if Death Becomes Her will be gracing the Chicago stage? Get the latest details on the new musical comedy, based on the 1992 Universal Pictures film written by Martin Donovan and David Koepp.

Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch Return to Bemelmans Bar at The Carlyle Hotel

On Sunday, September 3, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch will hold court at Bemelmans Bar at The Carlyle Hotel for the twelfth year, entertaining with their evening of swinging standards on Sunday nights from 9pm to midnight.

Westport Country Playhouse to Present Mandy Patinkin In Concert For One Night Only Next Month

Broadway's master song man, Mandy Patinkin, accompanied by Adam Ben-David on piano, will bring his newest theater concert, “Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Being Alive,” to Westport Country Playhouse for one performance only on Thursday, September 28, at 8 p.m.


Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley will welcome members of the original, Tony Award-winning company of the musical Avenue Q for a special edition of their lockdown roundtable series, Stars in the House.

Mandy Patinkin Announces West End Concerts, for Eight Performances Only

The Dodgers and Staci Levine are delighted to produce Broadway’s master songman, Mandy Patinkin, accompanied by Adam Ben-David on piano, in Mandy Patinkin Live in Concert at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue in London’s West End for strictly eight performances only from Tuesday 7 November 2023. 

STARS IN THE HOUSE To Host 20th Anniversary Reunion Of Todd Graff's Film CAMP

Join the STARS IN THE HOUSE livestreamed concert and reunion as they host the 20th Anniversary Reunion of Todd Graff's film CAMP. Featuring the film's writer and director, Todd Graff, along with cast members Daniel Letterle, Joanna Chilcoat, Robin de Jesus, and more.

Norm Lewis, Krysta Rodriguez, Patina Miller & More to Join 9th Annual VOICES: STARS FOR FOSTER KIDS

Get all the details about the star-studded 9th Annual VOICES: STARS FOR FOSTER KIDS event, including the latest lineup additions and information on the date and location. Don't miss out on this amazing event in support of foster kids.

Betsy Wolfe to Star in The New York Pops Underground Cabaret at 54 Below

Get ready to be mesmerized by Betsy Wolfe as she takes the stage in The New York Pops Underground Cabaret at 54 Below. Find out when and where you can catch this special performance, and secure your tickets for an unforgettable evening of music and entertainment.


Megan Hilty has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

Megan Hilty has not appeared in the West End

Megan Hilty has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. She was nominated for Best Featured Actress in a Play at the BroadwayWorld Awards for her performance in "Noises Off". She also received a nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards and a Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards, both for her role in "Noises Off". In addition, Hilty was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for her performance in "Noises Off". Furthermore, Hilty received nominations for Outstanding Actress in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for her role in "9 to 5" and at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for the same production. These nominations highlight her talent and recognition within the Broadway community.

Megan Hilty has won the Best Featured Actress in a Play award at the BroadwayWorld Awards for her performance in "Noises Off".

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