Broadway Star Kelli O’Hara

Celebrity Q&A
November 17, 2012

Actress says she loved performing in ‘South Pacific’

What can you tell me about Kelli O’Hara, who is on Broadway in ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’?
Gene Tetterton, Yorktown, Va.
The 36-year-old Oklahoman, who was born in Elk City, graduated from high school in Edmond and earned a degree in music from Oklahoma City University, hit Broadway as an understudy in “Jekyll & Hyde” in 2000. Today, the four-time Tony Award nominee says, “I have loved all my shows for different reasons, but my favorite to actually perform might be ‘South Pacific’ or ‘Pajama Game.’” O’Hara, who loves to cook and jog, and husband Greg Naughton have a 3-year-old son.

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