BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Paige O’Hara is widely known as the voice behind Belle in the Oscar-winning animated Disney classic Beauty and the Beast.
O’Hara reprised her role as Belle in the film’s two direct-to-video follow-ups, Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas and Belle’s Magical World, as well as for a cameo appearance in Ralph Breaks the Internet. For her work as Belle, O’Hara was honoured with a Disney Legend Award on August 19, 2011.
Her Broadway appearances include playing Ellie May Chipley in Showboat; as Fantine in Les Miserables and as Edwin Drood in The Mystery of Edwin Drood. She starred as Nellie Forbush in the Australian tour of South Pacific and reprised the role opposite Robert Goulet in the states.
As a concert soloist, Paige has guest-starred at the Hollywood Bowl, Carnegie Hall, the Boston Pops, and toured Japan with the Tokyo Philharmonic. Paige’s many recordings include Grammy nominated Showboat and Of Thee I Sing, Sitting Pretty, Mack and Mabel in Concert, and South Pacific.
Paige is currently working on a series of original paintings called Belles by Belle for Disney Fine Art – Collectors Editions and her work can be seen in Las Vegas at the Magical Memories Gallery in The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.