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An 'Enchanted' Role for 'South Pacific' Star

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An 'Enchanted' Role for 'South Pacific' Star

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An 'Enchanted' Role for 'South Pacific' Star

An 'Enchanted' Role for 'South Pacific' Star

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Kelli O'Hara was nominated for a Tony Award for her role in South Pacific. Joan Marcus hide caption

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Kelli O'Hara was nominated for a Tony Award for her role in South Pacific.

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Broadway actress Kelli O'Hara has received three Tony nominations in as many years.

O'Hara currently stars as naive nurse Nellie Forbush in in the revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific. Her first solo album, Wonder in the World, was released in May. The album features a collection of music from the American Songbook and other pop standards.

O'Hara made her Broadway debut in Jekyll & Hyde and performed in The Pajama Game and the 2001 revival of Stephen Sondheim's Follies.

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