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Megan Hilty Shares Statement After Plane Crash Kills Her Sister, Brother-In-Law & Two Nephews

Megan Hilty is speaking out just days after it was reported that her sister, brother-in-law and their children were killed in a plane crash.

Lauren Hilty, Ross Mickel and their son, Remy, were passengers aboard the floatplane that crashed into Puget Sound near Whidbey Island in the state of Washington on Sunday (September 4).

Lauren was also pregnant at the time of the crash.

Following the incredibly sad news, Megan has now shared a statement on her own.

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'Smash' Actress Megan Hilty's Pregnant Sister, Brother-in-Law, & Nephew Tragically Die in Plane Crash

Megan Hilty, a Broadway star and actress from the former NBC fan favorite television show Smash, is facing an unimaginable tragedy as her sister, brother-in-law, and niece have all died in a plane crash.

Lauren Hilty, Ross Mickel and their child Remy, were passengers aboard the floatplane that crashed into Puget Sound near Whidbey Island in the state of Washington on Sunday (September 4).

Lauren was also pregnant at the time of the crash.

Click inside to read the statement…More Here! »

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Jane Krakowski Drops Out of 'Annie Live' Due to Breakthrough Covid, Megan Hilty to Replace Her

Megan Hilty has joined the cast of NBC’s Annie Live, replacing Jane Krakowski in the role of Lily St. Regis.

Jane had to unfortunately drop out of the project after she was diagnosed with a breakthrough case of COVID-19.

Megan is joining a cast that includes newcomer Celina Smith as Annie, Taraji P. Henson as Miss Hannigan, Harry Connick Jr. as Daddy Warbucks, Nicole Scherzinger as Grace, and Tituss Burgess as Rooster.

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Idina Menzel & Megan Hilty Sing Wicked's 'For Good' for the Class of 2020

Can you believe that it has been almost 17 years since Wicked first premiered on Broadway?

The show’s Tony-winning original Elphaba, Idina Menzel, has reunited with Megan Hilty, who was the understudy for Glinda while Idina starred in the show, for a performance of “For Good.”

The performance was dedicated to the Class of 2020 amid all of the graduations that are happening via Zoom due to the pandemic.

“To the class of 2020; the world needs you now more than ever 💚. We hope you now help make a change, for good. Congratulations to you all,” Megan captioned the video on her Instagram account.

Megan took over the role of Glinda on Broadway on May 31, 2005 and she played the role for a full year in New York City. She then reprised the part in productions around the country.

Here’s the latest update on the upcoming Wicked movie.

'Smash' Cast to Reunite Virtually for 'Bombshell' Concert Live Stream Event!

The cast of the beloved NBC musical series Smash will be reuniting next week for the one-night-only streaming event, Bombshell in Concert.

Back in 2015, the cast of the series, including Katharine McPhee and Megan Hilty, reunited for a one-night-only live performance of Bombshell, the show within the show about the life of Marilyn Monroe.

The concert was held back then to support The Actors Fund and the live stream event will support the same organization. Fans who weren’t able to attend the special event will finally get to watch it!

The evening will be introduced by Oscar winner Renee Zellweger and, during intermission, Difficult People actress Julie Klausner will host a live, virtual reunion with the show’s original cast members including: Christian Borle, Jaime Cepero, Will Chase, Brian d’Arcy James, Jack Davenport, Ann Harada, Megan Hilty, Jeremy Jordan, Katharine McPhee, Andy Mientus, Debra Messing, Leslie Odom Jr., Krysta Rodriguez, and Wesley Taylor.

Bob Greenblatt, one of the producers of the event, said, “I speak for Neil Meron and our wonderful creative team of Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman and Joshua Bergasse when I say that we are thrilled to help raise more money for The Actors Fund and all their good work during this difficult time. Smash and Bombshell In Concert were thrilling experiences for us, and we are overjoyed that fans everywhere will get to finally see these amazing performances. We’re grateful to everyone at The Actors Fund and PEOPLE for their love of the performing arts.”

The special event will stream on Wednesday, May 20 at 8pm ET on People.com, PeopleTV, and People‘s social platforms.

Katharine McPhee Reveals Who She Thinks Should Have Played Marilyn on 'Smash'

Katharine McPhee live-tweeted the season one finale of Smash on Friday night (March 27) and she revealed who she thinks should have played Marilyn Monroe in the musical Bombshell!

The NBC series followed the making of a new Broadway musical about the iconic actress and two actresses were competing for the role – Karen, a newcomer played by Kat, and Ivy, a Broadway veteran played by Megan Hilty.

At the end of season one, Karen has earned the role of Marilyn and stars in the out-of-town production of Bombshell. In the second season though, Karen quits the show to star in the musical Hit List and Ivy ends up bringing the show to Broadway. Ivy wins the Tony Award for Best Actress.

So, who does Kat think should’ve played the role?

“if you want my HONEST opinion- love you Karen, but Ivy probably should’ve been Marilyn. #SmashLives,” Kat tweeted.

Megan Hilty & Jessie Mueller Kick Off Critics' Choice Awards 2020 Red Carpet!

Megan Hilty and Jessie Mueller walk the carpet at the 2020 Critics’ Choice Awards on Sunday (January 12) at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.

The Broadway stars worked together in the Lifetime movie Patsy & Loretta and they both received nominations in the Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television category.

Megan was joined on the red carpet by her husband Brian Gallagher.

Also nominated in the category are The Act‘s Joey King, Fosse/Verdon‘s Michelle Williams, Modern Love‘s Anne Hathaway, and Unbelievable‘s Kaitlyn Dever and Merritt Wever.

FYI: Megan is wearing a Christian Siriano dress with Manolo Blahnik shoes.

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