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Filed under: 2019, Broadway, Kiss Me Kate
May 01, 19   simplyk   Comments Off on VIDEO: The Cast of KISS ME, KATE Performs ‘Too Darn Hot’ on TODAY
Filed under: 2019, Broadway, Kiss Me Kate
Apr 30, 19   simplyk   Comments Off on Women of Theater: Catching Up with Kelli O’Hara & Deadria Harrington
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Apr 24, 19   simplyk   Comments Off on BCEFA Easter Bonnet 2019 finale & fundraising total!
Mar 15, 19   simplyk   Comments Off on Women of Theater: Catching Up with Kelli O’Hara & Deadria Harrington | New York Live TV
Filed under: 2019, Broadway, Kiss Me Kate
Mar 15, 19   simplyk   Comments Off on BWW TV: It’s Wunderbar! Watch Highlights of Kelli O’Hara, Will Chase & More in KISS ME, KATE
Filed under: 2019, Broadway, Kiss Me Kate

Another opening, another show! We’re live at the opening night curtain call of Roundabout Theatre Company’s Kiss Me, Kate! Slået op af BroadwayWorld i Torsdag den 14. marts 2019

Mar 15, 19   simplyk   Comments Off on Curtain Call on opening night
Filed under: 2019, Broadway, Kiss Me Kate

The last time Kelli O’Hara appeared on Broadway, she won a Tony for her performance as Anna in “The King and I.” Four years later, she’s back in an updated “Kiss Me Kate,” opening March 14 at Studio 54. The musical is about an actress feuding with her co-star, who’s also her director and ex-husband (Will Chase). Their […]

Mar 12, 19   simplyk   Comments Off on Kelli O’Hara on Returning to Broadway in ‘Kiss Me Kate’
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Mar 12, 19   simplyk   Comments Off on BWW TV: Kelli O’Hara, Will Chase & Company Explain Why They’re So in Love with KISS ME, KATE!
Filed under: 2019, Broadway, Kiss Me Kate

TEXT BY PAUL WONTOREK | PHOTOS BY CAITLIN MCNANEY | ILLUSTRATIONS BY RYAN CASEY Tony winner KELLI O’HARA and her Tony-nominated friend and co-star WILL CHASE have been testing out their chemistry for a big Broadway musical like Kiss Me, Kate! for a dozen years now. First they teamed up for a five-day run of Oklahoma! actually in Oklahoma in 2007, followed by a four-day concert run of Bells Are Ringing at City Center in 2010, and then a week-long in Nice Work If You Can Get It when Chase covered for O’Hara’s vacationing leading man Matthew Broderick in 2012. But Lilli Vanessi and Fred Graham, the sparring lovers at the center of Kiss Me, Kate!, are the kind of robust classic roles that allow these two stage faves the chance to do what they do best: sing beautifully and make us (and each other) laugh.  BROADWAY.COM: This revival started as a one-night thing.  KELLI O’HARA: We did that concert in… ’16? Gosh, in 2016. We had a blast. And then they said, “Let’s do it!”  WILL CHASE: Well, they actually said let’s do it in the fall of 2017. [Points to O’Hara.] Not available. “Let’s do it in 2018!” [Coughs.] Not available. She’s been busy!  O’HARA: And then they said, “Let’s do it in 2019!” [Points to Chase.] He gets a TV show. We’ll see how long he lasts.  CHASE: Steven Pasquale wasn’t available so I was! But the main point is, we needed a comedy. We need a good, old-fashioned musical comedy. 

Mar 12, 19   simplyk   Comments Off on No Hate in This Kate
Filed under: 2019, awards, Broadway

  The Drama League has announced a trio of theater stars who will be recognized for their achievements at the 2019 Drama League Awards. The 85th annual ceremony will be held at the Marriott Marquis Times Square on May 17. The three 2019 special honorees are Tony-winning actress Kelli O’Hara (Kiss Me, Kate) who will […]

Mar 08, 19   simplyk   Comments Off on Kelli O’Hara, Alex Timbers & Taylor Mac to Receive Special 2019 Drama League Awards