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Elk City native Kelli O'Hara to perform today at NYC show before papal event

Kelli O'Hara [Photo provided]
Kelli O'Hara [Photo provided]

Kelli O'Hara [Photo provided]
Kelli O'Hara [Photo provided]
Tony Award-winner Kelli O'Hara will be among the celebrities who will perform during a show today in Madison Square Garden that will precede a Mass featuring Pope Francis.

O'Hara is an Elk City native and an Oklahoma City University graduate.

According to the New York Times, other stars scheduled to perform in the show include Harry Connick Jr., Gloria Estefan and Jennifer Hudson. 

The two-hour show preceding the much-anticipated Mass with Pope Francis is to include prayer and devotional music, according to the Times' report. 

Read about the show here: New York Times -- "Celebrity-filled show to precede Pope Francis' Mass at Madison Square Garden"  

Posted by Carla Hinton

Religion Editor

Carla Hinton

Carla Hinton, an Oklahoma City native, joined The Oklahoman in 1986 as a National Society of Newspaper Editors minority intern. She began reporting full-time for The Oklahoman two years later and has served as a beat writer covering a wide... Read more ›

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