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Kelli O'Hara: In Studio

Friday, May 11, 2012

In her latest role on Broadway, actor, singer and songwriter Kelli O’Hara is a girl with a penchant for guns, bathtub gin – and a wealthy playboy played by Matthew Broderick. “Nice Work If You Can Get It,” is a musical comedy built around songs by George and Ira Gershwin, and has earned O’Hara her fourth Tony nomination. She’ll tell us more, when she performs live in our studio.

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Kelli O’Hara

Comments [3]

Linda from Long Island

Kelli O'Hara - just beautiful! I saw the show, and this was a wonderful revisit! Thank you.

May. 11 2012 03:00 PM
Nick from UWS

It's interesting to note that "Someone To Watch Over Me" was originally intended to be an up tempo dance number; it's original tempo was very fast. But the Gershwins grudgingly gave in to the fact that it just didn't work as a song unless they slowed it way down and turned it into a ballad.

May. 11 2012 02:47 PM
Nick from UWS

It's interesting to note that "Someone To Watch Over Me" was originally intended to be an up tempo dance number; it's original tempo was very fast. But the Gershwins grudgingly gave in to the fact that it just didn't work as a song unless they slowed it way down and turned it into a ballad.

May. 11 2012 02:46 PM

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