09/14/2011 04:41 pm ET | Updated Nov 14, 2011

Kara DioGuardi Opens as Roxy Hart On Broadway

What do Pink, Kylie, Gwen Stefani and Roxy Hart have in common? Kara DioGuardi.

On Tuesday, September 6, Kara DioGuardi opened on Broadway in Chicago, playing Roxy Hart. Perhaps best known as a judge on American Idol, Kara is a prolific songwriter with such hits as Sober (Pink), Spinning Around (Kylie), and Rich Girl (Gwen).

We sat down with Kara on the eve of this game changing career moment to discuss sneaking into the Beverly Hills Hotel and life.

Click to hear Kara DioGuardi sing Terrified.

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