A Pregnant O'Hara Will Exit South Pacific Revival in March

News   A Pregnant O'Hara Will Exit South Pacific Revival in March Three-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara will take a leave of absence from the acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater revival of South Pacific in March as the actress and her husband are expecting their first child.

Kelli O'Hara
Kelli O'Hara

A representative for the Tony-winning Broadway revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical confirmed to Playbill.com that O'Hara will depart the production in March and hopes to return later in the year. The dates and extent of O'Hara's departure have not yet been determined.

O'Hara and musician-actor husband Greg Naughton were married in July 2007.

O'Hara earned her third Tony nomination for portraying Ensign Nellie Forbush in the Lincoln Center Theater revival of South Pacific. She was also honored with Tony nominations for her work in the Tony-winning revival of The Pajama Game and the Tony-winning musical The Light in the Piazza. On Broadway she has appeared in Jekyll & Hyde, Follies, Sweet Smell of Success and Dracula, the Musical. Her album, "Wonder in the World," is currently available on the Ghostlight Records label.

South Pacific plays the Vivian Beaumont Theater.