On May 6 O'Hara's "Wonder in the World" is scheduled to arrive in stores on the Ghostlight Records label. The recording features music arranged and orchestrated by O'Hara's Pajama Game co-star, Harry Connick, Jr. Connick also accompanies O'Hara on piano on 12 of the recording's 14 tracks.
The recording features covers of Billy Joel and James Taylor tunes as well as original songs and tunes from the Great American Songbook. Song titles include "The Sun Went Out," "Wonder in the World" (a duet with Connick, Jr., who penned the tune), "And So It Goes," "Here Now," "All the Way," "And I Love You So," "Spooky" and "Fire and Rain," among others.
Kelli O'Hara was most recently on Broadway in the Tony-winning revival of The Pajama Game, earning a Tony nomination for her performance as Babe. She was also Tony-nominated for her work as Clara in The Light in the Piazza. O'Hara's other Broadway credits include Jekyll & Hyde, Follies, Sweet Smell of Success and Dracula, the Musical. She was also seen in the Reprise! staging of Sunday in the Park with George.
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