Pulitzer Prize winning Playwright,
Screenwriter, Author, Teacher

Recipient of the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
for her play
'night, Mother


Her works include the book and lyrics for the Broadway musicals
The Secret Garden
, for which she won a Tony Award, and

The Color Purple
and the libretto for The Trumpet of the Swan
: A Novel Symphony

She currently serves on the faculty of the Juilliard School in New York City.  Is a former Vice-President of the Dramatists Guild of America, Co-Founder of The Lilly Awards, and a Board member of the Writers Guild of America East Foundation

The Bridges of Madison County
A New Musical

on Broadway at the Gerald Shoenfeld Theatre

FOUR-TIME TONY® NOMINEE KELLI O’HARA reunites with BARTLETT SHER, the Tony-winning director of SOUTH PACIFIC and THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, for a stunning new musical by the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning team of MARSHA NORMAN and JASON ROBERT BROWN. O’Hara is joined onstage by STEVEN PASQUALE for this classic love story based on the best-selling novel by ROBERT JAMES WALLER. Don’t miss this sweeping romance about the roads we travel, the doors we open and the bridges we dare to cross. 

Click here to visit the Bridges of Madison County website!