Karen Allen

Birth Place: Carrollton, IL, USA

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The Cleveland Orchestra to Perform the Scores From RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK and THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING

The Cleveland Orchestra has revealed its movie presentations for the 2024 Blossom Music Festival.

JOSH GATES LIVE! Announced At the Bank of America Performing Arts Center

Josh Gates Live! at the Bank of America Performing Arts Center brings adventurer Josh Gates to the Fred Kavli Theatre for An Evening with Legends, Mysteries, and Tales of Adventure on February 18, 2024. Gates, host of Expedition Unknown, explores archaeological discoveries, historic mysteries, and scientific breakthroughs in his hit show.

Karen Allen & Reed Birney to Star in World Premiere Of Donald Margulies' LUNAR ECLIPSE at Shakespeare & Company

'Lunar Eclipse,' a new play by Donald Margulies, makes its world premiere at Shakespeare & Company. Directed by James Warwick, the play features Karen Allen and Reed Birney as a long-married couple reflecting on life and time during a lunar eclipse.

SCROOGED Celebrates 35th Anniversary This Year With New 4K Ultra HD Release

SCROOGED is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year and arriving for the first time ever. The high-spirited and biting comedy follows a television executive with a heart of stone and features an all-star cast including Karen Allen, John Forsythe, Bobcat Goldthwait, Carol Kane, Robert Mitchum, and Alfre Woodard.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play FENCES by August Wilson is Coming to Shakespeare & Company

Experience the emotional depth and powerful storytelling of August Wilson's Fences at Shakespeare & Company. Follow the struggles of Troy Maxson as he navigates dreams, regrets, and a longing for a different life. Don't miss this Pulitzer Prize-winning play, part of Wilson's acclaimed American Century Cycle. Get your tickets now!


The five-time Academy Award® winner and 53-time nominee John Williams (“Jaws,” Star Wars, “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial”) was excited to write music that would not only amplify the excitement of Indy’s last adventure, but would also underscore its most moving, deeply resonant emotional moments, including those at the very end of the film.

John Legend to Perform at Tanglewood in September

Multiplatinum singer-songwriter and 12-time Grammy winner John Legend will join The Boston Symphony Orchestra's Labor Day weekend lineup for the 2023 Tanglewood Popular Artist Series.

RAGTIME: The Symphonic Concert & More Set for 2023 Tanglewood Summer Season

One of the country’s premier summer music festivals, Tanglewood has been the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra since 1937; events for the 85th season begin on Thursday, June 22.

Shakespeare & Company Reveals THE CONTENTION (HENRY VI, PART 11) Cast

The cast has been revealed for The Contention (Henry VI, Part II) at Shakespeare & Company, directed by Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer and staged June 17 through July 15, opening Saturday, June 24.


The Stony Brook Film Festival, presented by Island Federal, is in its 28th year at the Staller Center for the Arts. This year's Festival will run from Thursday, July 20, through Saturday, July 29, 2023. 

Finn Wittrock, Reed Birney & More to Star in Shakespeare & Company's 46th Season

Shakespeare & Company has announced the casts for their 46th Season Thieves of Love. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets.

Tony-Winner Harriet Sansom Harris' Film JULES Wins at Sonoma International Film Festival

Luminaries such as JULES cast Academy Award®-winner Ben Kingsley, Tony Award-Winner Harriet Sansom Harris, Succession star Zoe Winters, and Jade Quon and special guests Karen Allen (“Raiders of the Lost Ark”), Academy Award®-winning producer David Dinerstein (“Summer of Soul”), and more.

Listen: Broadway's Lorna Courtney And Shoba Narayan Co-star In NPR Kids' Podcast CIRCLE ROUND

Listen to &JULIET star Lorna Courtney and ALADDIN star Shoba Narayan on the latest episode of children's storytelling podcast Circle Round.

Dorset Theatre Festival Artistic Director Departs

After 13 seasons as the artistic director of Dorset Theatre Festival in Dorset, Vermont, Dina Janis has resigned from her role this fall. The Festival's Board of Trustees has announced current Producing Director Will Rucker as the company's Interim Executive Producer. 

VIDEO: CBS MORNINGS Spotlights Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward Ahead of THE LAST MOVIE STARS Series

A new CBS Mornings segment explored the lives of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, whose lives are the subject of a new docu-series, the Last Movie Stars. The segment featured interviews with Ethan Hawke, the series director, and Clea Newman, the couple's daughter. Watch the new clip now!

Dorset Theatre Festival Will Present Farmland Comedy SCARECROW This Month

Dorset Theatre Festival’s 45th Season of professional summer theatre will continue with the World Premiere of the one-women play, Scarecrow, written and performed by Heidi Armbruster, and directed by the Festival’s artistic director, Dina Janis.  

HBO Max to Debut Paul Newman And Joanne Woodward Documentary THE LAST MOVIE STARS

Four-time Academy Award nominee Ethan Hawke, who previously directed the highly-acclaimed documentary, “Seymour: An Introduction,” directs the six-part documentary. Academy Award-winning director, writer and producer Martin Scorsese serves as executive producer. THE LAST MOVIE STARS premiered at SXSW followed by Cannes in May.

Dorset Theatre Festival Adds Staged Reading of I NEED THAT Starring Danny DeVito to Summer Lineup

Dorset Theatre Festival has added a star-studded event to its 45th season. The developmental staged reading of I Need That by Theresa Rebeck, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, will star Danny DeVito, Lucy DeVito, and Ray Anthony Thomas.

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK Arrives on Limited Edition Blu-Ray Steelbook

The epic search for the perfect Father’s Day gift ends on June 14, 2022 when Raiders of the Lost Ark arrives in a Limited-Edition 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray SteelBook from Lucasfilm Ltd. and Paramount Home Entertainment. 

LIFE AFTER YOU-The Film Depicts an Emotional Family Drama Based on NJ Family's Experience

We had the opportunity to attend a screening of “Life After You” and recommend the film highly.  It is a poignant drama that will truly make a difference in the lives of its viewers. 


Karen Allen has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Karen Allen has not appeared in the West End

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