Performance Highlights from "A Capitol Fourth" Featuring Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara, Jordin Sparks (Video)

PlayBlog   Performance Highlights from "A Capitol Fourth" Featuring Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara, Jordin Sparks (Video)
 
Jimmy Smits hosted the 30th anniversary presentation of "A Capitol Fourth," which aired live on PBS from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol July 4.

The program featured performances from Grammy and Emmy Award-winning actor and musician Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers; multi-platinum recording artist Josh Groban; Broadway and "Glee" star Matthew Morrison; "American Idol" winner Jordin Sparks, who performed the title song from Beauty and the Beast while Mark Ballas and Chelsie Hightower ("Dancing with the Stars") danced to the Disney tune; rock 'n' roll legend Little Richard with the cast of Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet; three-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara; and the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of pops conductor Jack Everly.

In case you missed any of the action, Playbill.com has highlights from the evening including the stars in rehearsal before the big night; Morrison performing his single "Still Got Tonight" and "Tonight" from West Side Story with O'Hara; as well as Sparks singing the national anthem and "Beauty and the Beast."

To check out the clips from "A Capitol Fourth," look below:

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