Australia’s John O’Hara is one of the country’s most versatile and in demand performers. Hailing from Perth and a graduate of WAAPA John’s professional highlights include Bernadette in Pricsilla, Queen of the Desert, Rodney in Dusty, Rum Tum Tugger in Cats The Musical, 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 Rocky Horror Show, The Boy From Oz, Rock of Ages, Company, Grease and the song cycles Elegies, Songs For A New World and Songs From An Unmade Bed as part of American Song Cycle: A Double Bill. John is a featured vocalist for internationally esteemed Queen tribute act Rock Rhapsody
John’s one-man show Dedications premiered to critical acclaim at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival in 2015 and has since toured Australia nationally. John’s new solo show #VAL, commissioned exclusively by Perth Theatre Trust recently played a sell-out first season Downstairs At The Maj to standing ovations and rave reviews.
A champion for Australian works, John has been a part of ongoing workshop processes for new musicals Georgy Girl, Matthew Robinson’s Happy People and most recently The Dressmaker for James Millar and Peter Rutherford.
John is a popular radio host and panelist for Melbourne’s JOY94.9 John wishes to dedicate his performance to his very own little rockstars, Finn and Poppy.