Kelli O’Hara to Star Opposite Matthew Broderick in Broadway’s ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’

Three-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O’Hara (South Pacific, The Pajama Game and The Light in the Piazza) will star opposite two-time Tony Award-winner (The Producers, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Brighton Beach Memoirs) in the new musical comedy,

Directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award-winner (Anything Goes, The Pajama Game, Wonderful Town), the show is scheduled to open on this April.

The show centers on Billie Bendix (O’Hara), a tough-as-nails bootlegger who meets up with wealthy playboy Jimmy Winter (Broderick) on the weekend of his wedding.  With a book by two-time Tony Award-winner (Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical and Best Original Score for Memphis) and featuring songs from George and Ira Gershwin, the musical “is a new take on a classic 1920’s musical farce.”

“I am over the moon to get to work with the brilliant Kelli O’Hara again.  Kelli and Matthew starring together in a romantic screwball comedy and singing Gershwin songs is going to be a total blast!” said Kathleen Marshall.

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Lance Carter is an actor and the Editor of Daily Actor.

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