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Claire Karpen

 
Bio:
CLAIRE KARPEN (Cinderella, Granny). NY: David Ives's The Heir Apparent dir. John Rando (CSC) Regional: Into the Woods (Old Globe/McCarter/Fiasco), The 60's Project (Goodspeed), The Last Five Years (Stamford Center for the Arts), Richard III, The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, Comedy of Errors ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
CLAIRE KARPEN (Cinderella, Granny). NY: David Ives's The Heir Apparent dir. John Rando (CSC) Regional: Into the Woods (Old Globe/McCarter/Fiasco), The 60's Project (Goodspeed), The Last Five Years (Stamford Center for the Arts), Richard III, The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, Comedy of Errors ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2015
Ciderella
Granny
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Lisette
  [Chester, CT (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2006
Performer

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Co-Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director

Photos

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Claire Karpen

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Claire Karpen, Emily Bosco, and Dan Toot

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Claire Karpen and Ray Dooley Photo

Claire Karpen and Ray Dooley

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Ray Dooley, Claire Karpen

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Claire Karpen  Photo

Claire Karpen

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10/21/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2015
Ciderella

Granny

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Lisette

  [Chester, CT (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2006
Performer

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Co-Director

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director

Claire Karpen Biography

CLAIRE KARPEN (Cinderella, Granny). NY: David Ives's The Heir Apparent dir. John Rando (CSC) Regional: Into the Woods (Old Globe/McCarter/Fiasco), The 60's Project (Goodspeed), The Last Five Years (Stamford Center for the Arts), Richard III, The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, Comedy of Errors (Trinity Rep). Writing: Hardcore West Virginia (2012 ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop, written with Mike Pettry). Directing: The Woodsman (59E59), Henry IV Part I, Trelawny of the Wells, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune and A Little Night Music (Juilliard), Voices in My Head (Ars Nova). Training: Juilliard and Brown University.




Claire Karpen News

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by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2021

Columbia University School of the Arts is proud to present The MFA Acting Class of 2022 in their Acting Thesis production of MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW.

Julie Bowen, Ann Harada and More Brown University Alumni to Perform in TOGETHER APART Photo Julie Bowen, Ann Harada and More Brown University Alumni to Perform in TOGETHER APART
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021

TOGETHER APART, a collection of new short musicals written, composed, directed-by and starring Brown University alumni, will premiere on May 27th at 5:30 PT/8:30 ET to raise money for The Actors Fund, an organization that provides emergency financial assistance to members of the entertainment community.

Kate Shindle Voted to Remain President of Actors Equity Association Photo Kate Shindle Voted to Remain President of Actors Equity Association
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 19, 2020

Election results are in! Actors Equity Association members have voted and Kate Shindle will remain the National President of the organization. Dee Hoty will serve as Eastern Regional Vice President and Kelley Faulkner as Central Regional Vice President. 

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of The New Group's CYRANO, with Peter Dinklag Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of The New Group's CYRANO, with Peter Dinklage and More!
by Katherine Lee - Nov 8, 2019

The New Group's Cyrano is playing a limited Off-Broadway engagement through December 22 at The Daryl Roth Theatre, where it just celebrated opening night!

Photo Flash: PlayMakers Presents DAIRYLAND Photo Photo Flash: PlayMakers Presents DAIRYLAND
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2019

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents 'Dairyland,' a world premiere comedy by Heidi Armbruster. This whimsical, heartfelt tale of one woman's journey from farm to table and table to farm is directed by Vivienne Benesch, and runs from October 16 to November 3, 2019.

PlayMakers Presents DAIRYLAND Photo PlayMakers Presents DAIRYLAND
by Julie Musbach - Oct 2, 2019

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents a?oeDairyland,a?? a world premiere comedy by Heidi Armbruster. This whimsical, heartfelt tale of one woman's journey from farm to table and table to farm is directed by Vivienne Benesch, and runs from October 16 to November 3, 2019.

Heritage Theatre Festival To Present STEEL MAGNOLIAS Photo Heritage Theatre Festival To Present STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2019

Heritage Theatre Festival is celebrating the 30th anniversary of one of America's most beloved movies by producing the play that started it all - Robert Harling's Steel Magnolias.

BWW Review: THE WOODSMAN at Bluebarn Theatre Leaves Me Speechless Photo BWW Review: THE WOODSMAN at Bluebarn Theatre Leaves Me Speechless
by Christine Swerczek - May 18, 2019

If you have a heart, you will love this show. It's way too good to let it pass you by.

BWW Review: BERNIE AND MIKEYS TRIP TO THE MOON at 59E59 Brings an Affecting Family St Photo BWW Review: BERNIE AND MIKEYS TRIP TO THE MOON at 59E59 Brings an Affecting Family Story to Life
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 19, 2018

'Bernie and Mikey's Trip to the Moon' is now onstage at 59E59 Theaters through December 2nd. Written by actor and playwright, Scott Aiello, this is his first full-length play. The production enjoys outstanding direction by Claire Karpen and a top-notch cast that brings Aiello's finely written story to life.

BERNIE AND MIKEY'S TRIP TO THE MOON Receives World Premiere At 59E59 Theaters Photo BERNIE AND MIKEY'S TRIP TO THE MOON Receives World Premiere At 59E59 Theaters
by Julie Musbach - Sep 21, 2018

59E59 Theaters welcomes the world premiere of BERNIE AND MIKEY'S TRIP TO THE MOON written by Scott Aiello and directed Claire Karpen. Produced by Strangemen Theatre Company (The Woodsman), BERNIE AND MIKEY'S TRIP TO THE MOON begins performances on Thursday, November 8 for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 2.

Claire Karpen Videos

STAGE TUBE: Inside Look - THE WOODSMAN Original Off-Broadway Solo Recording Tugs the Heart Strings
by Stage Tube - Feb 14, 2017

The original music from off-Broadway's THE WOODSMAN - The Tragic Story of The Tin Man is available in a solo recording, composed and performed by violinist Edward W. Hardy. The album is produced by Jim McElwaine, and recorded and mixed by Jonathan Jetter at Right Angle Recording, New York, NY. Click below to listen to Hardy play a beautiful selection from the album in the recording studio! 

BWW TV: Rosie O'Donnell Goes Behind-the-Scenes with THE WOODSMAN Creator James Ortiz
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 5, 2016

The critically acclaimed new play THE WOODSMAN is a uniquely inventive retelling of the origins of Oz's Tin Woodsman, currently playing at Off-Broadway's New World Stages - Stage 5 (340 West 50th Street, NYC). Rosie O'Donnell, who is obsessed with the show, offered to sit down with the show's star, creator, designer and director James Hortiz to learn about the magical world he has created. Watch the interview below!

BWW TV: Go Back to the Origins of Oz with Highlights from THE WOODSMAN Off-Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 18, 2016

The critically acclaimed new play The Woodsman is a uniquely inventive retelling of the origins of Oz's Tin Woodsman, currently playing  at Off-Broadway's New World Stages - Stage 5 (340 West 50th Street, NYC). Based on the beloved writings of L. Frank Baum, The Woodsman tells the origin story of the Tin Man, the woman he loved, and the witch that would stop at nothing to keep them apart. Back by popular demand, Strangemen & Co. brings this hauntingly beautiful Land of Oz to life through spectacular puppetry and original music. Click below to watch highlights from the production!

BWW TV: How Did the Tin Man Lose His Heart? Find Out in Rehearsal for THE WOODSMAN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 18, 2016

The critically acclaimed play The Woodsman, a uniquely inventive retelling of the origins of Oz's Tin Woodsman, will begin performances on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 and officially open on Monday, February 8, 2016 (7:30) at Off-Broadway's New World Stages - Stage 5 (340 West 50th Street). The cast just met the press, and BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the event!

BWW TV: Watch Just-Released Trailer for Off-Broadway-Bound THE WOODSMAN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 6, 2016

The critically acclaimed play The Woodsman, a uniquely inventive retelling of the origins of Oz's Tin Woodsman, will begin performances on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 and officially open on Monday, February 8, 2016 (7:30) at Off-Broadway's New World Stages - Stage 5 (340 West 50th Street). Check out a sneak peek below!

VIDEO: In Performance: INTO THE WOODS Mulryan Performs 'Giants in the Sky'
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2015

This week's New York Times In Performance video features Patrick Mulryan, singing the number "Giants in the Sky" from the Fiasco Theater's production of the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musical INTO THE WOODS.

BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of Roundabout's INTO THE WOODS on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 24, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company presents a new Off-Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine's Tony Award-winning Into the Woods. Directed by Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld, this production premiered in May 2013 at the McCarter Theatre in association with the Fiasco Theater. Into the Woods officially opened last night, January 22, 2015 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). This is a limited engagement thru March 22, 2015. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the big night and you can check out interviews with the full company below!

BWW TV: Once Upon a Time... Watch Highlights from Roundabout's INTO THE WOODS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 14, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company presents a new Off-Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine's Tony Award-winning Into the Woods. Directed by Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld, this production premiered in May 2013 at the McCarter Theatre in association with the Fiasco Theater. Into the Woods began preview performances December 18, 2014 and officially opens on January 22, 2015 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). This is a limited engagement thru March 22, 2015. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Extended Sneak Peek of THE WOODSMAN; Begins Previews Tomorrow!
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 12, 2015

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) and Strangemen & Co., in association with Robb Nanus and Rachel Sussman, present the return engagement of The Woodsman to 59E59 Theaters, Theater B (59 East 59 Street between Park and Madison Avenues). Directed by James Ortiz and Claire Karpen, with associate direction by Devin Dunne Cannon. The Woodsman begins performances Tuesday, January 13, 2015 and opens Sunday, January 18, 2015. The Woodsman will play a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, February 22, 2015. BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you an exclusive, extended sneak peek below!