Broadway star Kelli O’Hara to headline Edmondson rally
Oklahoman and Tony Award-winner supporting Edmondson for governor
OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 24, 2018 – A Tony-winning Broadway superstar is lending her voice to an ever-growing chorus calling for new leadership in Oklahoma’s governor’s office.
Kelli O’Hara will perform as part of a get-out-the-vote concert/rally in support of Drew Edmondson’s campaign for Oklahoma governor. O’Hara won a Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Anna Leonownens in the Broadway revival of The King and I.
The event is set for 7 p.m., Oct. 7 at the Civic Center Music Hall in Oklahoma City. Space is limited, but complimentary passes for the performance are available by phone at (405) 652-1999, in Tulsa at (918) 932-8443 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Oklahoma deserves better education and less incarceration, more compassion and less fear,” said O’Hara. “Use your voice and make a change. Be on the right side of this history and vote for Drew Edmondson.”
O’Hara grew up in Elk City before graduating from Deer Creek High School. A graduate of Oklahoma City University, O’Hara has received numerous accolades for her performance on stage and screen.
“Kelli is an amazing talent and a wonderful ambassador for our state,” Edmondson said. “I’m grateful that she is taking time from her busy schedule to help us spread the word about our vision for building a better Oklahoma. I am honored to have her support.”
A Navy veteran who served our country in Vietnam, Edmondson received his teaching degree from Northeastern State College and law degree from the University of Tulsa School of Law. He is a former public school teacher, Oklahoma attorney general and Muskogee County district attorney. Learn more at www.drewforoklahoma.com.