"Smash" Star Megan Hilty Signs Record Deal

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27 Mar 2012

Megan Hilty
Megan Hilty

Megan Hilty, the "Smash" and 9 to 5 star who will be seen in the City Center Encores! production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, has signed a record deal, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Hilty has signed with Masterworks, a subsidiary of Columbia Records.  (That label is also the home of another former Glinda, Kristin Chenoweth.)

No other information about the recording contract has been announced.

Megan Hilty made her Broadway debut as Glinda in Wicked, a role she repeated on the national tour and in Los Angeles. She played Doralee, the Dolly Parton role, in the Broadway production of 9 to 5: The Musical (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League Award nominations) and starred in Two by Two opposite Jason Alexander and Faith Prince as part of the Reprise series in Los Angeles. She is currently in production on the animated film "Dorothy of Oz" with Kelsey Grammer, Hugh Dancy and Lea Michele.

The actress plays the role of Ivy on NBC's "Smash," which was recently renewed for a second season.