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Carla Duren

 
Bio:
Broadway: HAIRSPRAY, 110 IN THE SHADE. Off-Broadway: THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE. Regional: Robert Wilson√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs ZINNIAS: THE LIFE OF CLEMENTINE HUNTER, RUINED (LaJolla Playhouse, Huntington Theatre, Berkeley Rep, SFBATCC award), IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU (George Street Playhouse). Film: Maid in Manhattan, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: HAIRSPRAY, 110 IN THE SHADE. Off-Broadway: THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE. Regional: Robert Wilson√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs ZINNIAS: THE LIFE OF CLEMENTINE HUNTER, RUINED (LaJolla Playhouse, Huntington Theatre, Berkeley Rep, SFBATCC award), IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU (George Street Playhouse). Film: Maid in Manhattan, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Ars Nova Off-Broadway Production, 2022
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Ars Nova Off Broadway Premiere, 2020
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2019
Fran
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production at Westside Theatre, 2019
Performer
  [Los Angeles]
Berkley Rep World Premiere Production, 2015
Gina
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2007
Snookie
  [Las Vegas]
Las Vegas Production, 2006
Inez

Photos

Matt Loehr and Carla Duren Photo

Matt Loehr and Carla Duren

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05/10/2019
Megan Sikora and Carla Duren Photo

Megan Sikora and Carla Duren

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03/01/2019
Carla Duren, Sharon Catherine Brown, Megan Sikora, and Lindsay Nicole Chambers Photo

Carla Duren, Sharon Catherine Brown, Megan Sikora, and Lindsay Nicole Chambers

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03/01/2019
Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Megan Sikora, and Carla Duren Photo

Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Megan Sikora, and Carla Duren

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03/01/2019
Carla Duren, Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Megan Sikora,and Sharon Catherine Brown Photo

Carla Duren, Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Megan Sikora,and Sharon Catherine Brown

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03/01/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Ars Nova Off-Broadway Production, 2022
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Ars Nova Off Broadway Premiere, 2020
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2019
Fran

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production at Westside Theatre, 2019
Performer

  [Los Angeles]
Berkley Rep World Premiere Production, 2015
Gina

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Performer

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2007
Snookie

  [Las Vegas]
Las Vegas Production, 2006
Inez

Carla Duren Biography

Broadway: HAIRSPRAY, 110 IN THE SHADE. Off-Broadway: THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE. Regional: Robert Wilson√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs ZINNIAS: THE LIFE OF CLEMENTINE HUNTER, RUINED (LaJolla Playhouse, Huntington Theatre, Berkeley Rep, SFBATCC award), IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU (George Street Playhouse). Film: Maid in Manhattan, Dave Chappelle√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Block Party. Her album, BlackFolkRockStar is on iTunes and carladuren.com.





Carla Duren News

KIMBERLY AKIMBO, ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS, and More Take Home 2022 Lucille Lortel A Photo KIMBERLY AKIMBO, ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS, and More Take Home 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards; Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - May 1, 2022

The 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway was presented on Sunday, May 1, 2022 and we have the full list of winners and nominees!

KIMBERLY AKIMBO & ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS Lead Nominations for 2022 Lucille Lortel Photo KIMBERLY AKIMBO & ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS Lead Nominations for 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 7, 2022

Nominations for the 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were announced today by theatre veterans Lilli Cooper and Lea DeLaria, stars of Broadway’s POTUS. With COVID safety in mind, rather than having one host and multiple presenters, this year the Awards will be handed out by a few Host/Presenter pairs on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at NYU Skirball beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League and Lucille Lortel Theatre, with additional support provided by TDF.

Ars Nova Extends Heather Christian's ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS Photo Ars Nova Extends Heather Christian's ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

Ars Nova is extending the world premiere commission of Oratorio for Living Things to May 15. Composed by Obie Award-winner and 2015 & 2016 Ars Nova resident artist Heather Christian and directed by Obie Award-winner Lee Sunday Evans, the event fuses music and theater, surrounding the audience with 18 virtuosic singers and instrumentalists.

Ars Nova to Present the World Premiere of HEATHER CHRISTIAN'S ORATORIO FOR LIVING THI Photo Ars Nova to Present the World Premiere of HEATHER CHRISTIAN'S ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2022

 Ars Nova has announced details for the world premiere commission of Oratorio for Living Things by Obie Award-winner and 2015 & 2016 Ars Nova resident artist Heather Christian. 

Bryant Park Sets July Picnic Performances; Adrienne Warren & More Photo Bryant Park Sets July Picnic Performances; Adrienne Warren & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2021

Bryant Park Picnic Performances' season of free, live performances will continue with the Carnegie Hall Citywide Series beginning July 9. Tapping into the pulse of the city, these performances bring New Yorkers together to share in the joy of music.

Adrienne Warren, Terence Blanchard, Harlem Quartet and More Announced for 2021 Carneg Photo Adrienne Warren, Terence Blanchard, Harlem Quartet and More Announced for 2021 Carnegie Hall Citywide Concert Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2021

Carnegie Hall today announced the lineup for the summer 2021 season of Carnegie Hall Citywide, the Hall’s free concert series that brings live music to all five boroughs of New York City. The series continues the Hall’s 45-year tradition of bringing free concerts throughout New York City’s neighborhoods.

Adrienne Warren, NY Philharmonic & More Announced for Bryant Park Picnic Performances Photo Adrienne Warren, NY Philharmonic & More Announced for Bryant Park Picnic Performances 2021 Summer Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021

Bryant Park Corporation has announced the current programming schedule for its summer performing arts series, Picnic Performances, featuring artists including Adrienne Warren, the New York Philharmonic, Mykal Kilgore, New York City Opera and many more! 

Taylor Mac, Carl Hancock Rux, Robbie Fairchild & More Featured in RESTART STAGES Prog Photo Taylor Mac, Carl Hancock Rux, Robbie Fairchild & More Featured in RESTART STAGES Programming Throughout June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2021

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts today announced new artistic commissions, creative community, and civic collaborations, and more this coming June at¬†Restart Stages‚ÄĒthe new outdoor performing arts center constructed on the Lincoln Center campus.

I DREAM A DREAM THAT DREAMS THAT DREAMS BACK AT ME, A JUNETEETH CELEBRATION Commissio Photo I DREAM A DREAM THAT DREAMS THAT DREAMS BACK AT ME, A JUNETEETH CELEBRATION Commissioned for Restart Stages
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2021

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts today announced a new commission, an evening-long performance commemorating Juneteenth, I Dream a Dream That Dreams Back at Me, A Juneteenth Celebration. Conceived and curated by Carl Hancock Rux, the site-specific experience will unfold in four distinct parts across the Lincoln Center campus on June 19, 2021.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: January 30-31- with Barrett Foa, Lesli Margherita and M Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: January 30-31- with Barrett Foa, Lesli Margherita and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 30, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, January 30-31, 2020.

Carla Duren Videos

VIDEO: Matt Doyle, Nicolette Robinson, Ann Harada and More From the Cast of BROOKLYNI VideoVIDEO: Matt Doyle, Nicolette Robinson, Ann Harada and More From the Cast of BROOKLYNITE Pay Tribute to Nick Cordero
by Stage Tube - Aug 5, 2020

The cast of Brooklynite came together to pay tribute to their friend and colleague Nick Cordero, performing a?oeThe Rescue Waltza??.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Michael Urie & Company in Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of Michael Urie & Company in Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 8, 2019

This week, New York City Center presents the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season, High Button Shoes. The production will feature Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet).

BWW TV: Michael Urie, Kevin Chamberlin & More Preview Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES VideoBWW TV: Michael Urie, Kevin Chamberlin & More Preview Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES
by TV - Press Previews - May 4, 2019

Next week, New York City Center will present the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season, High Button Shoes. The production will feature Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet).

BWW TV: Watch Michael Urie, Kevin Chamberlin & More Preview Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOE VideoBWW TV: Watch Michael Urie, Kevin Chamberlin & More Preview Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES
by TV - Press Previews - Apr 29, 2019

New York City Center will soon present the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season, High Button Shoes. The production will feature Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet).

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 6, 2019

Chick Flick the Musical a new musical comedy with book, music and lyrics by Suzy Conn (Suffra-Jets; The Mercer Girls), is set to open tomorrow, March 7, at The Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).

STAGE TUBE: Watch the New Official Trailer of Berkeley Rep's AMELIE, Starring Samantha Barks
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2015

BroadwayWorld brings you a brand new official trailer of Berkeley Repertory Theatre's AMELIE, A NEW MUSICAL, starring award-winning British actress Samantha Barks, directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?). Barks, who is best known for her stand-out performance as Eponine in the film adaptation of LES MISERABLES, will portray the inquisitive and charmingly shy Amelie. Her most recent theatre credits include City of Angels, Cabaret, and Oliver! in London's West End, and Chicago at The Hollywood Bowl. Samantha Barks (Amelie) is joined by (in alphabetical order) David Andino (Blind Beggar/Garden Gnome), Randy Blair (Hipoloto), Adam Chanler-Berat (Nino), Alison Cimmet (Amandine/Philomene), Savvy Crawford (Young Amelie), Carla Duren (Gina), John Hickok (Raphael/Bretodeaux), Alyse Alan Louis (Georgette), Shannon O'Boyle (Swing), Maria-Christina Oliveras (Suzanne), Tony Sheldon (Dufayel/Collignon), Perry Sherman (Lucien), Jacob Keith Watson (Swing), and Paul Whitty (Joseph).

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Highlights of the World Premiere of Berkeley Rep's AMELIE, Starring Samantha Barks
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2015

Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents award-winning British actress Samantha Barks in the world premiere of AMELIE, A NEW MUSICAL directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?). Barks, who is best known for her stand-out performance as Eponine in the film adaptation of LES MISERABLES.  She will portray the inquisitive and charmingly shy Amelie. Her most recent theatre credits include City of Angels, Cabaret, and Oliver! in London's West End, and Chicago at The Hollywood Bowl. She will be joined by Randy Blair (Hipolito), Adam Chanler-Berat (Nino), Alison Cimmet(Amandine/Philomene), Carla Duren (Gina),John Hickok (Raphael/Bretodeaux), Alyse Alan Louis (Georgette/Fluffy/Sylvie), and Paul Whitty (Joseph).

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at World Premiere of Berkeley Rep's AMELIE, A NEW MUSICAL Featuring Samantha Barks
by Stage Tube - Aug 24, 2015

Berkeley Repertory Theatre has announced that award-winning British actress Samantha Barks will star in the world premiere of AMELIE, A NEW MUSICAL directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?). Barks, who is best known for her stand-out performance as Eponine in the film adaptation of LES MISERABLES, will portray the inquisitive and charmingly shy Amelie. Her most recent theatre credits include City of Angels, Cabaret, and Oliver! in London's West End, and Chicago at The Hollywood Bowl. She will be joined by Randy Blair (Hipolito), Adam Chanler-Berat (Nino), Alison Cimmet(Amandine/Philomene), Carla Duren (Gina),John Hickok (Raphael/Bretodeaux), Alyse Alan Louis (Georgette/Fluffy/Sylvie), and Paul Whitty (Joseph).  

BWW Video Exclusive: THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE's Cast & Creative Team Bring the Musical to Life Inside the Recording Studio!
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2015

The original cast album of the world premiere musical THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE from Ghostlight Records is now available in stores and online at iTunes here and other digital outlets. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive featurette, titled “The Making of the Album,' which includes interviews with the cast and creators!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Public Theater's THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, Starring Adam Chanler-Berat, Kyle Beltran & More
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 21, 2014

The Public Theater presents The Fortress of Solitude, a world premiere musical with a book by Itamar Moses, and music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. Conceived and directed by Daniel Aukin, The Fortress of Solitude runs through Sunday, November 2, with an official press opening tomorrow, Wednesday, October 22. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below!


Carla Duren Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Carla Duren been in?
Carla Duren has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Carla Duren been in?
Carla Duren has not appeared in the West End