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Saturday, September 24, 2022 7:30pm

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We welcome the singing superstar of Broadway and Hollywood, Kelli O’Hara.

Stage and screen star Kelli O’Hara has established herself as one of Broadway’s greatest leading ladies.  Her portrayal of Anna Loenowens in The King and I garnered her the 2015 Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical, along with Grammy, Drama League, Outer Critics, and Olivier Nominations.  She reprised the role while making her West End debut, and performed a limited engagement at Tokyo’s Orb Theatre.

Kelli also received an Emmy nomination for her portrayal of Katie Bonner in the hit web series The Accidental Wolf.  Other film and television credits include Season 2 of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, All the Bright Places, Peter Pan Live!, Sex & The City 2, Martin Scorsese’s The Key to Reserva, Showtime’s Master of Sex, The Good Fight, Blue Bloods, N3mbers, and the animated series Car Talk.

Other Broadway credits include Kiss Me Kate (Tony, Drama League, OCC nominations), The Bridges of Madison County (Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League, OCC nominations), Nice Work if You Can Get It (Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League, OCC nominations), South Pacific (Tony, Drama Desk, OCC nominations), The Pajama Game (Tony, Drama Desk, OCC nominations), The Light in the Piazza (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), Sweet Smell of Success, Follies, Dracula and Jekyll & Hyde.  She was awarded the prestigious Drama League’s Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre Award in 2019.

In 2015, she made her Metropolitan Opera debut in Lehar’s The Merry Widow opposite Renee Fleming and returned as Despina in Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte.  Her concerts have gained international acclaim, spanning from Carnegie Hall to Tokyo.  She is a frequent performer on PBS’s live telecasts, The Kennedy Center Honors, and performs often alongside The New York Philharmonic.  Along with her two Grammy nominations, her solo albums, Always and Wonder in the World, are available on Ghostlight Records.

Kelli stars alongside Christina Baranski & Cynthia Nixon in HBO’s new series The Gilded Age currently shooting in New York City.

Concert Program
ROGERS:  Selections from Oklahoma!
RODGERS/HAMMERSTEIN II:  “A Wonderful Guy” from South Pacific
RODGERS/HAMMERSTEIN II:  “A Cockeyed Optimist” from South Pacific
RODGERS/HAMMERSTEIN II:  “I Have Dreamed” from The King and I
RODGERS/HAMMERSTEIN II:  “Getting to Know You” from The King and I
RODGERS/HAMMERSTEIN II:  “If I Loved You” from Carousel
Adam GUETTEL:  “The Light in the Piazza”  from The Light in the Piazza
SONDHEIM:  “What More Do I Need?” from Saturday Night
LERNER/LOWE:   “I Could Have Danced All Night” from My Fair Lady
BOCK (arr. Williams):  Fiddler on the Roof for Violin and Orchestra
BOCK/HARNICK:  “He Loves Me” from She Loves Me
PORTER:  “So in Love” from Kiss Me, Kate
PORTER:  “Night and Day” from Gay Divorcee
SONDHEIM:  “Children Will Listen” from Into the Woods
Jason Robert BROWN: “To Build a Home” from The Bridges of Madison County
Bob Bernhardt, conductor
Kelli O’Hara, Broadway super-star

Concert presented In memory of Charles W. Hebel, Jr., by the Hebel family

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Kentucky Center
501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States

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