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Karen Black

 
Date of Birth: July 01, 1939
Date of Death: August 08, 2013 (74)

Birth Place: Park Ridge, IL, USA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1982
Joanne
  [Broadway]
1967
Hilda Brady
  [Broadway]
1966
Performer
  [Broadway]
1965
Performer
  [Broadway]
1961
Adele McDougall (Understudy)
Linda Lehman (Understudy)
Liz Michaelson (Understudy)






Karen Black News

Tracie Bennett and Laiona Michelle Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Photo Tracie Bennett and Laiona Michelle Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022

Olivier winner and Tony nominee Tracie Bennett (Hangmen, End of the Rainbow) and Laiona Michelle (Little Girl Blue, Amazing Grace) have joined the line-up for the 10th annual “Night Of A Thousand Judys.'

Sally Mayes, Nicolas King, Shereen Pimentel & More Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Photo Sally Mayes, Nicolas King, Shereen Pimentel & More Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

Tony nominee Sally Mayes, Bistro winner Nicolas King, Shereen Pimentel, and Bistro winner Amy Jo Jackson (Joe’s Pub) have joined the line-up for the 10th annual “Night Of A Thousand Judys” – the Pride concert to benefit The Ali Forney Center written and hosted by Justin Elizabeth Sayre – at Joe’s Pub on Sunday, June 5.

Anime Punk-Rock Collective OSAKA POPSTAR Share Music Video Starring Fred Armisen Photo Anime Punk-Rock Collective OSAKA POPSTAR Share Music Video Starring Fred Armisen
by Marissa Tomeo - May 12, 2022

Following this month’s release of their new album EAR CANDY via Misfits Records in collaboration with Demented Punk, anime-meets-NY punk rock collective OSAKA POPSTAR are excited to reveal the animated video for its rocking and infectiously sweet original single, “Lost & Found” — available now!

Kathryn Gallagher, Bonnie Milligan & More to Star in NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Hosted Photo Kathryn Gallagher, Bonnie Milligan & More to Star in NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Hosted by Justin Elizabeth Sayre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

The 10th annual “Night Of A Thousand Judys” – the Pride concert to benefit The Ali Forney Center written and hosted by Justin Elizabeth Sayre – will take place at Joe’s Pub on Sunday, June 5. 

Queer|Art Announces Queer|Art|Film Winter 2022 Season at IFC Center Photo Queer|Art Announces Queer|Art|Film Winter 2022 Season at IFC Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2022

Queer|Art, New York City’s home for the creative and professional development of LGBTQ+ artists, has announced the upcoming Winter season of Queer|Art|Film, returning in person February 14th – May 9th.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards; Aggie's BEAUTY AND THE B Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards; Aggie's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards; Aggie's BEAUTY AND THE B Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards; Aggie's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

The 91st Annual Waa-Mu Show Returns Home To Cahn Auditorium  Photo The 91st Annual Waa-Mu Show Returns Home To Cahn Auditorium 
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 17, 2021

After two years of producing the Waa-Mu Show virtually, the co-chairs of Northwestern University's 91st Annual Waa-Mu Show have announced the show will move back to Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson St., on the Evanston campus.

HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS-Get Out and Celebrate in NYC Photo HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS-Get Out and Celebrate in NYC
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 27, 2021

Looking for some real fun for the Halloween holiday.  We have all the spots you need to know about.  Get your costume, put on your dancing shoes and get ready for some great drinks and eats.  It’s party time!

BWW Interview: THERE ARE NO ONE-PERSON SHOWS: Musical Director, Tracy Stark Photo BWW Interview: THERE ARE NO ONE-PERSON SHOWS: Musical Director, Tracy Stark
by Ricky Pope - Oct 17, 2021

Today we kick off the series with my conversation with musical director, Tracy Stark. She is one of the most prolific musical directors on the NY scene, playing upwards of 75-100 shows a year. She is the winner of 11 MAC awards in addition to the Bistro award and the Dottie Burman Songwriter of the Year award. She has worked with a plethora of great artists including Lesley Gore, Sarah Dash, Phoebe Snow, Karen Black, Randy Jones, Jimmy Osmond, Tovah Feldshuh, Eric Millegan. Tonya Pinkins, Ann Crumb, Marni Nixon, and hundreds of other rock, jazz, and Broadway artists. In the past 6 months, I have seen shows she worked on with Alice Ripley, Kim David Smith, and Meg Flather.

Karen Black Videos

STAGE TUBE: First Look - Official Trailer for THE GREAT GATSBY
by Caryn Robbins - May 23, 2012

Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby is set to open on Dec. 25, 2012. Great Gatsby, based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, stars DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby,Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan and Tobey Maguireas Nick Carraway. Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, Jason Clarke, Amitabh Bachchan and Elizabeth Debicki also star. The film will be shot in 3-D.

STAGE TUBE: First Look - Trailer to be Released for THE GREAT GATSBY Movie Tomorrow!
by Kelsey Denette - May 22, 2012

Great Gatsby, based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, stars DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan and Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway. Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, Jason Clarke, Amitabh Bachchan and Elizabeth Debicki also star. The film will be shot in 3-D. Check out a first look below!


Karen Black Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Karen Black been in?
Karen Black has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Karen Black been in?
Karen Black has not appeared in the West End