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Broadway Shockers 2015: Kelli O'Hara's Crazy Costume Change at the Tony Awards

From house dress to ball gown in under 60 seconds.

As 2015 comes to an end, TheaterMania looks back on some of the most surprising stories of the year.

Kelli O'Hara as Anna Leonowens in The King and I at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.
(© Paul Kolnik)

After five nominations, Kelli O'Hara was long past due for a Tony Award, so we weren't too surprised this past year when she took home the trophy for her performance in The King and I.

What did blow our minds, however, was the quick change she pulled off during the ceremony. One second she's wearing Anna Leonowens' school dress, and the next she's popping out of the wings in her "Shall We Dance" ball gown.

We don't want to ruin the theater magic for you all, but this backstage moment is just too impressive not to witness for yourselves.

For tickets to The King and I, click here.

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