Earlier this week, Roundabout Theatre Company announced that Tony Award winner Kelli O’Hara (The King and I) will return to Broadway in February 2019 in a revival of Kiss Me, Kate. O'Hara will take on the leading role of Lilli Vanessi in the musical from Cole Porter and Sam and Bella Spewack, reprising her performance from Roundabout’s 2016 benefit concert.
In celebration of the announcement and O’Hara’s anticipated return to Broadway, we’re taking a look back at her long and successful career on the Great White Way to date.
Flip through photos of her career below:
Celebrate Kelli O’Hara on the Broadway Stage
O’Hara was nominated for five Tony Awards between 2005 and 2014 before winning in 2015 for her performance as Anna Leonowens in the Lincoln Center revival of The King and I. Her Broadway credits also include South Pacific, The Light in the Piazza, The Bridges of Madison County, and Nice Work If You Can Get It, and The Pajama Game.