Photo Coverage: O'Hara Sings at The Broadway Walk of Stars Foundation Gala
On Monday September 15th, movie icon Arlene Dahl and producer Marty Richards hosted an evening of song to benefit The Broadway Walk of Stars Foundation. The gala was held at Richard's River House duplex apartment. Kelli O'Hara lent her glorious vocal talent to the event, and the guest list included theater icons Polly Bergen and Phyllis Newman.
The Broadway Walk of Stars will be viewable on the sidewalks of Broadway at Times Square, with specially designed stars to be placed in the sidewalks throughout Times Square area. Carol Channing was the first artist to receive a star on Broadway.
As a star at MGM Arlene Dahl became one of the first actresses in Hollywood to receive her star on the then newly created Hollywood Walk of Fame. Today Dahl is spearheading The Broadway Walk of Stars Foundation as the project's Founder and President.
Kelli O'Hara was nominated for a TONY for her current role as Nellie Forbush in South Pacific. She was also TONY nominated for The Pajama Game opposite Harry Connick Jr. (Tony, Drama Desk, OCC nominations) and The Light in the Piazza (Tony and OCC nominations). Other Broadway credits include Sweet Smell of Success opposite John Lithgow, Sondheim's Follies, Dracula, and Jekyll & Hyde. She recently released her first album Wonder in the World on Ghostlight Records.
Marty Richards was the producer of such stage shows as the Pulitzer Prize-winning Crimes of the Heart, The Life, The Will Rogers Follies, La Cage Aux Folles and On the Twentieth Century. He is also the Oscar Winning producer of the film Chicago.
Photo Credit Pablo Pimienta