O'Hara joins the ABC daytime serial for three episodes playing the role of a lesbian named Leslie. An ABC spokesperson told Playbill.com that Leslie will meet "Bianca Montgomery (Eden Riegel) in the ConFusion bar. Leslie will provide comfort for Bianca, who is also a lesbian, as she deals with an emotionally charged situation." Kelli O'Hara was 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 will also be seen in the upcoming Reprise! mounting of Sunday in the Park With George.
"All My Children" airs in the metropolitan area on WABC-TV Channel 7, from 1-2 PM ET; check local listings. For more information visit www.abc.com.