Megan Hilty to Headline Annie Get Your Gun Concert

first_img Megan Hilty Smash favorite and Broadway alum Megan Hilty will headline a one-night-only performance of Annie Get Your Gun at New York City Center. The gala celebration directed by John Rando, will take place on October 27 and feature the Encores! orchestra led by music director Rob Berman. Additional casting will be announced later.Hilty most recently appeared on the New York stage in another one-night-only engagement: the concert performance of Bombshell, the fictional musical from TV’s Smash. Annie Get Your Gun marks Hilty’s return to Encores! after starring in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. She made her Broadway debut in Wicked and went on to star in 9 to 5. In addition to Smash, her screen credits include Sean Saves the World and an upcoming Warren Beatty project.With a score by Irving Berlin and a book by Herbert and Dorothy Fields, Annie Get Your Gun is inspired by the true story of sharpshooter Annie Oakley and her relationship with Frank Butler. It originally premiered on Broadway in 1946 starring Ethel Merman and has been revived twice. The 1999 revival won Bernadette Peters a Tony Award. Coincidentally, Peters played Hilty’s mom in Smash. Star Filescenter_img View Commentslast_img read more