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Karen Aldridge

 
Bio:
Broadway: Matilda. Played Dr. Ella Harris on the STARZ! series 'Boss.â' Other recent credits include NBC's 'Chicago Fire' and Ron Howard's The Dilemma. She played the role of Matilda in the international tour of Le Costume directed by Peter Brook. Karen has starred in productions at Chicago's most ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Matilda. Played Dr. Ella Harris on the STARZ! series 'Boss.â' Other recent credits include NBC's 'Chicago Fire' and Ron Howard's The Dilemma. She played the role of Matilda in the international tour of Le Costume directed by Peter Brook. Karen has starred in productions at Chicago's most ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Mrs. Phelps
Mrs. Phelps
Mrs. Phelps [Replacement]

Photos

The Old Globe - Karen Aldridge as Titania and Paul James as Oberon in A Midsummer Nig Photo

The Old Globe - Karen Aldridge as Titania and Paul James as Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Photo by Rich Soublet II.

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Date:
08/06/2022
The Old Globe - (from left) Jacqui Dupr  as Peaseblossom, Karen Aldridge as Titania,  Photo

The Old Globe - (from left) Jacqui Dupr as Peaseblossom, Karen Aldridge as Titania, Maggie Walters as Moth, and Camilla Leonard as Cobweb in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Photo by Rich Soublet II.

From: 
Date:
08/06/2022
The Old Globe - (from left) Jake Millgard as Bottom and Karen Aldridge as Titania in  Photo

The Old Globe - (from left) Jake Millgard as Bottom and Karen Aldridge as Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Photo by Rich Soublet II.

From: 
Date:
08/06/2022
Maya Vinice Prentiss and Karen Aldridge Photo

Maya Vinice Prentiss and Karen Aldridge

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Date:
03/17/2021
Karen Aldridge, Maurice Jones, Tim Decker Photo

Karen Aldridge, Maurice Jones, Tim Decker

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Date:
04/24/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Mrs. Phelps

Mrs. Phelps

Mrs. Phelps [Replacement]

Karen Aldridge Biography

Broadway: Matilda. Played Dr. Ella Harris on the STARZ! series 'Boss.â' Other recent credits include NBC's 'Chicago Fire' and Ron Howard's The Dilemma. She played the role of Matilda in the international tour of Le Costume directed by Peter Brook. Karen has starred in productions at Chicago's most prestigious theatres, such as the Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre and Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.





Karen Aldridge News

Photos: First Look At The Old Globe's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Photo Photos: First Look At The Old Globe's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Grace Cutler - Aug 6, 2022

A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM opens August 6th at The Old Globe

The Old Globe Announces A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Cast and Creative Team Photo The Old Globe Announces A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Cast and Creative Team
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022

The Old Globe has announced the cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Globe Resident Artist Patricia McGregor (The Old Globe's Krapp's Last Tape, Measure for Measure, Broadway's 24 Hour Plays), who was recently named Artistic Director of New York Theatre Workshop, directs a cast of 20.

Karen Aldridge, Celeste Arias, Paul James & More to Star in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Photo Karen Aldridge, Celeste Arias, Paul James & More to Star in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at The Old Globe
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2022

The Old Globe has announced the cast and creative team for William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Globe Resident Artist Patricia McGregor directs a cast of 20. A Midsummer Night’s Dreamwill begin performances on July 31 and run through September 4, 2022.

BWW Review: THE MOORS at A Red Orchid Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE MOORS at A Red Orchid Theatre
by Rachel Weinberg - Jan 16, 2022

A Red Orchid Theatre returns with Jen Silverman’s THE MOORS, which overturns the conventions of a Victorian era-style drama by infusing commentary on gender roles and elements of absurdism.

A Red Orchid Theatre Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo A Red Orchid Theatre Announces 2021-2022 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2021

A Red Orchid Theatre announces its 29th Season, kicking off the with the Chicago Premiere of The Moors by Jen Silverman, directed by Artistic Director and Ensemble Member Kirsten Fitzgerald and followed by the world premiere of Last Hermanos by Exal Iraheta.

RUTH BADER GINSBURG: A LIVING DOCUMENT Begins Streaming This Weekend Photo RUTH BADER GINSBURG: A LIVING DOCUMENT Begins Streaming This Weekend
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 10, 2021

On Saturday, June 12th at 8:00pm CST, Play-PerView will present Dianne Nora's Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Living Document in collaboration with Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre. The production will stream through June 16, 2021.

Virtual Theatre This Week: June 7-13, 2021- with Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara, Aaro Photo Virtual Theatre This Week: June 7-13, 2021- with Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara, Aaron Tveit and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 7, 2021

This week (June 7-13) in live streaming: Matthew Morrison visits Backstage Live, the Next on Stage Season 3 finale, Show of Titles premieres, and so much more!

The Theatre School at DePaul University Announces New Two-Year MFA Acting Program Photo The Theatre School at DePaul University Announces New Two-Year MFA Acting Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2021

The Theatre School has reviewed and modified the curriculum of the current MFA Acting program to make the change from a three-year program to a two-year program. The faculty adapted the curriculum to include courses that will propel graduates into the ever-changing entertainment industry.

Lena Hall, Blair Brown, Ben Feldman and More to Star in Livestreamed Works by Zakiyya Photo Lena Hall, Blair Brown, Ben Feldman and More to Star in Livestreamed Works by Zakiyyah Alexander, Mando Alvarado & Others
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2021

On Saturday, May 22nd at 7:00pm EST, Play-PerView will live stream AYA or Dear Lover by Fernanda Coppel (King Liz, “How To Get Away With Murder”).  Directed by Estefania Fadul, this production will feature Raul Castillo (“Looking,” “Atypical”), Tina Huang (“Rizzoli & Isles,” “Arrow”), and Roxana Ortega (“The Casagrandes,” “American Vandal”). 

VIDEO: On This Day, April 11- MATILDA Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 11- MATILDA Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 11, 2021

On this day in 2013, the acclaimed musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's Matilda opened at Broadway's Shubert Theatre.

Karen Aldridge Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At HAMLET at Chicago Shakespeare VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At HAMLET at Chicago Shakespeare
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Chicago Shakespeare production of Hamlet! Check out the video below!

VIDEO: Cast and Creative Of HENRY V at Hartford Stage Talk The Price Of War VideoVIDEO: Cast and Creative Of HENRY V at Hartford Stage Talk The Price Of War
by Alan Henry - Oct 12, 2018

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for Henry V, which will be performed Thursday, October 11, through Sunday, November 11. Stephen Louis Grushportrays the English king.

STAGE TUBE: MATILDA's Leading Ladies Talk Pre-Show Rituals & Perform 'Naughty' on LIVE FROM THE COUCH
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2013

The four girls who share the title role in MATILDA THE MUSICAL appeared on WLNY TV's "Live from The Couch" this morning. Watch Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon and Milly Shapiro sing an a cappella version of "Naughty," and talk to hosts John Elliott and Elise Finch about their pre-show rituals and learning an English accent. Check out their appearance below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Matthew Warchus Talks Casting Bertie Carvel and the Four Matildas!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 17, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for all of the opening night festivities and chatted with director Matthew Warchus about casting the new musical. Check out what he had to say about the four leading ladies and Bertie Carvel below!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: MATILDA THE MUSICAL's Four Leading Ladies and More Talk Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 16, 2013

MATILDA THE MUSICAL, produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, opened on April 11, 2013 at Broadway's Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). The four girls sharing the title role are Sophia Gennusa -- who played the lead on opening night -- Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon and Milly Shapiro, each of whom is making her Broadway debut. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for all of the opening night festivities and brings you interviews with the four leading ladies and more below!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Find Out Which 'Matilda' Will Perform at Tonight's Broadway Opening!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 11, 2013

There might be a total of four pint-sized ladies playing the lead role, but only one gets to portray the title character on opening night. Ever wonder how the big decision is made? BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive look at the selection with director Matthew Warchus below!

BWW TV: Watch the Revolting Children of MATILDA- Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 9, 2013

MATILDA THE MUSICAL, produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, will open on April 11, 2013 at Broadway's Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). The four girls sharing the title role are Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon and Milly Shapiro, each of whom will be making her Broadway debut. BroadwayWorld brings you just-released highlights below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet MATILDA's Creative Team- Tim Minchin, Matthew Warchus & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 22, 2013

MATILDA THE MUSICAL is the story of an extraordinary little girl who decides that despite a bad beginning filled with rotten parents, a terrifying school and a vicious head mistress, her story is going to be an astonishing one. With the help of her teacher, her friends and a little bit of imagination, Matilda proves that even if you're little, you can do big things. Tickets for Matilda The Musical on Broadway are available at www.telecharge.com. It will open on April 11, 2013; previews begin on March 4 at The Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). BroadwayWorld is excited to premiere a special interview with the creative team, in which they chat about putting together the incoming musical. Check it out below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Tim Minchin and the MATILDA Cast on the Show's Origins!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 1, 2013

BroadwayWorld is excited to premiere a special interview with the cast and creative team on the influence of Roald Dahl's classic book!

STAGE TUBE: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Releases New Broadway TV Spot
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2013

A brand-new commercial for the eagerly anticipated MATILDA THE MUSICAL begins airing this week. View it below!


Karen Aldridge Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Karen Aldridge been in?
Karen Aldridge has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Karen Aldridge been in?
Karen Aldridge has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Karen Aldridge's first West End show?
Karen Aldridge's first West End show was Matilda the Musical which opened in 2021