O'Hara earned five Tony nominations in the past three years for her work in The Bridges of Madison County, Nice Work If You Can Get It, South Pacific, The Pajama Game and The Light in the Piazza. She next makes her opera debut on Dec. 31 at New York's Metropolitan Opera co-starring in The Merry Widow
She joins a cast that includes Christopher Walken as Captain Hook and Girls star Allison Williams as the boy who won't grow up. Smash's Christian Borle will play both Smee and George Darling.
NBC also announced that the production team behind The Sound of Music Live will return for Peter Pan. Joining exec producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are director Rob Ashford, director for live TV Glenn Weiss, David Chase as musical director, production designer Derek McLane, costume designer Catherine Zuber and lighting designer Robert A. Dickinson.
Peter Pan airs live Dec. 4 on NBC.
This article was originally published by The Hollywood Reporter.