NBC's Peter Pan Live Adds Broadway Star Kelli O'Hara as Mrs. Darling

Kelli O'Hara Peter Pan

Peter Pan Live has met its mother.

Five-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O’Hara — most recently nominated for her role in The Bridges of Madison County — has boarded the NBC production as Mrs. Darling, the wife of Mr. Darling and the mother of Wendy, John and Michael.

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“Kelli O’Hara is Broadway royalty, a musical star at the top of her game,” says Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment. “She will be perfect as the regal mother of the Darling children, and we look forward to her rendition of the beautiful lullaby ‘Tender Shepherd.’”

O’Hara joins previously announced stars Allison Williams as Peter Pan, Christopher Walken as Captain Hook and Christian Borle as George Darling/Mr. Smee.

Peter Pan Live will premiere Dec. 4 at 8/7c.

What do you think of O’Hara’s casting? Drop a comment with your thoughts below.

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5 Comments
  1. Shazay says:

    Yay!! Love her!

  2. Margaret says:

    PERFECT casting!!

  3. Et al says:

    Was Brian Williams’ wife not available?

  4. Marianne says:

    She will be great. She has the perfect voice for that part.

  5. analog says:

    Hopefully this will lead to more TV projects. Give her more jobs NBC!