The Tony winner will play Jackie, a benevolent advocate for victims of bullying. She joins Tony nominee Brian d'Arcy James in the Netflix series.
In its second season, 13 Reasons Why will follow the lawsuit filed towards the school after Hannah Baker's death. The show is currently in production
O'Hara was most recently been seen on Broadway in The King and I, for which she won her first Tony Award. Other Broadway credits include The Bridges of Madison County, Nice Work If You Can Get It, South Pacific, The Pajama Game, The Light in the Piazza, Sweet Smell of Success, Follies, and Jekyll & Hyde.
She has recently appeared on the small screen in The Good Fight and Masters of Sex.