Mark Cortale proudly presents the MEGAN HILTY who currently plays Ivy on NBC's hit show SMASH for one show only hosted by Sirius/XM Radio Star and pianist SETH RUDETSKY! This show is the finale presentation of the new BROADWAY AT NOCCA concert series.
Megan Hilty stars as the seasoned triple-threat Ivy Lynn in NBC's musical drama "Smash", which is currently in its second season. She was recently signed to Sony Music in a partnership between Sony Masterworks and Columbia Records and her new album, "It Happens All The Time," was released in March. It includes fresh interpretations of compositions by contemporary songwriters and producers.
Hilty was previously seen as Lorelei Lee, the diamond-loving blonde made famous by Carol Channing, in the Encores! production of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," to which she earned rave reviews. Additionally, her voice was featured as Rosetta in Disney's "Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings." She's previously recorded vocals in Disney's "The Secret Life of Magic Gourd," "Phineas & Ferb," "Glenn Martin DDS," "American Dad," "Tinker Bell and the Pixie Hollow Games," "Robot & Monster" as well as singing as Snow White in the film "Shrek the Third." Hilty 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.
A native of Seattle, Hilty moved to New York City after graduating from the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University, and 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.
After receiving critical acclaim 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 with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center, the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center and with the Cincinnati Symphony. She was also featured at TNT's 2012 Christmas in Washington special and continues to perform at prestigious venues nationwide.
Her television credits include guest-starring roles in "Melissa & Joey," "Bones," "The Closer," "Desperate Housewives," "CSI," "Shark," "Ugly Betty," "Eli Stone" and "The Suite Life of Zach & Cody."
Among Hilty's film credits are "The Bitter Feast" and the short film "The Happiest Man Alive," opposite Justin Chambers.
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