John O'Hara

John O’Hara is one of the country’s most versatile and in demand performers. Hailing from Perth and a graduate of WAAPA, John recently wowed Tasmanian audiences as Dr Frank N. Furter in The Rocky Horror Show at The Theatre Royal, Hobart for John X Presents.

His other work includes playing Ned Schneebly in the Australasian premiere production of School of Rock, Bernadette in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Rodney in Dusty, Rum Tum Tugger in Cats, Roscoe Dexter in Singin’ In The Rain, Peter in Jesus Christ Superstar and The Father in the tenth anniversary tour of Wicked.

Other credits include Hair, Shout!, Eureka, Leader Of The Pack, High Society, Oklahoma!, The Boy From Oz, Rock of Ages, Company, Grease, Elegies, Songs For A New World, Songs From An Unmade Bed and The Who’s Tommy.

John is a featured vocalist for internationally esteemed Queen tribute act Rock Rhapsody, performing ongoing engagements regularly at all corners of the globe.

John’s writing credits include his solo cabaret #VAL - A Campfire Kiki With Mother,commissioned exclusively by Perth Theatre Trust. #VAL consistently earns 5 star reviews and continues to play sellout seasons and festivals nationwide. Other self penned works include Dedications, commissioned by Adelaide Cabaret Festival and A Very Merry Christmas Cabaret for Perth Theatre Trust. Most recently, John premiered That’s Not Your Light, John! for the inaugural Perth International Cabaret Festival.

John is a qualified marriage celebrant and a popular radio broadcaster for Melbourne’sJOY94.9 appearing as one half the hugely successful Dee and Johnno Show, The Drive Thru With Johnno and most recently joining the team as co-host of Joy Weekend Brekky.

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