South Pacific's O'Hara to Make Solo Joe's Pub Debut

News   South Pacific's O'Hara to Make Solo Joe's Pub Debut Two-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara, who is currently starring in the Lincoln Center Theater revival of South Pacific, will perform in concert at Joe's Pub in May.
Kelli O'Hara
Kelli O'Hara

The May 5 concert at the intimate cabaret located within the Public Theater will celebrate the release of O'Hara's debut solo recording, "Wonder in the World." Show time is 11:30 PM.

As previously reported, Ghostlight Records will release O'Hara's CD May 6. The recording boasts 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. Also included is "Fable," one of the songs from Adam Guettel's The Light in the Piazza that former Piazza star O'Hara did not sing onstage in the award-winning musical.

Prior to South Pacific, 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.

Joe's Pub is located within the Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street. There is a $30 cover charge and a two-drink minimum. For reservations call (212) 967-7555 or visit www.joespub.com.

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