Matthew Morrison will be among the Broadway talents saluting 2015 Tony Award winner Kelli O’Hara at Westport Country Playhouse‘s annual fundraiser on Monday, September 21. Additional guests participating in the event, “Something Wonderful: A Gala Evening Celebrating Kelli O’Hara,” will be announced soon.

Morrison played opposite O’Hara in “The Light in the Piazza,” for which the two actors were each nominated for Tony Awards. He also portrayed Lt. Cable, while O’Hara played Nellie Forbush, in the Tony Award-winning revival of “South Pacific” at Lincoln Center Theater.

Morrison currently stars on Broadway as J.M Barrie in theHarvey Weinstein musical “Finding Neverland.” He recently wrapped the final season of Fox’s musical comedy series “Glee,” where he starred as the director of the glee club, Mr. Schuester. The show received Golden Globe Awards for “Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical” in 2010 and 2011.

This August, The Weinstein Company will release the soccer-centric animated comedy, “Underdogs,” with voices led by Morrison. He will next be seen in “Tulip Fever,” opposite Jack O’Connell, Christoph Waltz, and Dame Judi Dench.

Morrison studied musical theater, vocal performance, and dance at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. He made his debut on Broadway in “Footloose,” but his big break came when he was cast as heartthrob Link Larkin in the Broadway hit “Hairspray.”

 

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