Ann Harada (born 1964 in Honolulu, Hawaii) is an American actress, known for her portrayal of Christmas Eve in the original Broadway cast, for which she earned an Outer Critics Circle Award and a Audience Choice Award. She left the show in 2005 and played Madame Thénardier in Les Misérables and Kathy in 9 to 5, only to return to close Avenue Q's Broadway run in 2009. She has since played Charlotte in Cinderella and Linda on NBC's Smash.