SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young


Kelli O’Hara Benefit Concert for SAY-2017

Wednesday December 6, 2017

Irvington Town Hall Theater,

85 Main Street, Irvington, NY 10533

Featuring Kelli O’Hara, Dan Lipton, & the SAY Choir

Gold Sponsor – Maria & Frederic Ragucci

Silver Sponsor – Keira & Brian Smith

Tony award-winning actress and singer Kelli O’Hara performing a magical evening of songs, featuring the best of Kelli’s solo music, Broadway greats and other classics.

About Kelli O’Hara

Kelli O’Hara has unequivocally established herself as one of Broadway’s greatest leading ladies. Her portrayal of Anna Leonowens in the critically acclaimed revival of The King and I recently garnered her the 2015 Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical, along with Drama League and Outer Critics nominations. Previously, she starred as Mrs. Darling in NBC’s Live Telecast of Peter Pan, alongside Allison Williams, Christopher Walken and Christian Borle and on New Year’s Eve, Kelli made her Metropolitan Opera debut in the production of The Merry Widow with Renee Fleming.  In 2015 she opened in Broadway’s musical adaptation of The Bridges of Madison County. Her performance of Francesca earned her nominations for a Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League, and Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical. Kelli also performed on Broadway and other hallowed venues in shows including Jekyll & Hyde, Sondheim’s Follies, Sweet Smell of Success, The Pajama Game, South Pacific, Nice Work if You Can Get it, Carousel & My Fair Lady and many more. Kelli is a frequent guest artist on the PBS Memorial Day and July 4th telecast and has performed several times as part of the Kennedy Center Honors tributes for Barbara Cook, Jerry Herman and Barbra Streisand. Her solo concerts continue to sell out and receive critical acclaim across the country. Kelli has numerous film and television credits, soundtracks, cast recordings and two solo albums. Kelli returns to  the Metropolitan Opera this winter in Così Fan Tutte.


About Dan Lipton

Dan Lipton spent several years working for Sting, playing piano and conducting the orchestra on the icon’s Broadway musical The Last Ship. He has arranged music and led bands for Audra McDonald, John Lithgow, Martha Plimpton and Judy Kuhn, performing at the White House, Carnegie Hall, Metropolitan Opera House, Kennedy Center and on Late Show with David Letterman, Great Performances, Live with Kelly Ripa, Today and Studio 360. He recently scored the feature film All These Small Moments starring Molly Ringwald and is writing Monopoly the Musical for Hasbro with David Rossmer and Rick Elice.

Benefit Committee

Jane Alexander

Michelle Coppola

Kerry & Noah Cornman

Darci DeMatteo

Lisa Hertz-Apkon

Shannon Johnson

The Kaller Family

Bettina & Michael Klein

Catherine Kelley & Erik Oley

Patricia Mulvey & Michael Cornman

Lauren & Eric Norquist

Lynne Palazzi

Charlie Scatamacchia

Kelli O’Hara Benefit Concert for SAY-2017
Kelli O’Hara Benefit Concert for SAY-2017
Kelli O’Hara Benefit Concert for SAY-2017
Kelli O’Hara Benefit Concert for SAY-2017
Kelli O’Hara Benefit Concert for SAY-2017

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