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Karen Hartman

 
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Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1984
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival, 1980
Vittoria
  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival, 1980
Vaninka
  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival [Return Engagement], 1980
Olga
Praskovia
  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival, 1979
Isabel
  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival [Return Engagement], 1979
Ruth
  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival [Return Engagement], 1979
Leila
  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival, 1979
Ada
  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival [Return Engagement], 1979
Peep-Bo
  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival [Return Engagement], 1979
Hebe
  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival, 1979
Ruth
  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival, 1979
Olga
Praskovia
  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival, 1979
Leila
  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival, 1979
Peep-Bo
  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival, 1979
Hebe

Writing

Bookwriter

Photos

Andrew Leynse, Jade King Carroll, Karen Hartman, Shane Hudson, Erin Daley Photo

Andrew Leynse, Jade King Carroll, Karen Hartman, Shane Hudson, Erin Daley

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05/13/2022
Karen Hartman, Todd London, Shane Hudson Photo

Karen Hartman, Todd London, Shane Hudson

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05/13/2022
Karen Hartman & Jade King Carroll Photo

Karen Hartman & Jade King Carroll

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05/13/2022
Sara Gancher, Karen Hartman, Jade King Carroll, Erin Daley Photo

Sara Gancher, Karen Hartman, Jade King Carroll, Erin Daley

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05/13/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1984
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival, 1980
Vittoria

  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival, 1980
Vaninka

  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival [Return Engagement], 1980
Olga

Praskovia

  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival, 1979
Isabel

  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival [Return Engagement], 1979
Ruth

  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival [Return Engagement], 1979
Leila

  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival, 1979
Ada

  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival [Return Engagement], 1979
Peep-Bo

  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival [Return Engagement], 1979
Hebe

  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival, 1979
Ruth

  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival, 1979
Olga

Praskovia

  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival, 1979
Leila

  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival, 1979
Peep-Bo

  [Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival, 1979
Hebe

Writing
Bookwriter





Karen Hartman News

Steven Skybell, Debbie Gravitte & More to Star in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Lyric Opera  Photo Steven Skybell, Debbie Gravitte & More to Star in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Lyric Opera of Chicago
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022

Lyric Opera of Chicago has announced principal casting for its new to Chicago production of Fiddler on the Roof, the North American premiere of an internationally heralded reinvention of the Broadway classic, set to hit the Lyric stage this Fall.

Tina Fabrique and David M. Lutken to Headline Merrimack Repertory Theatre's 43rd Anni Photo Tina Fabrique and David M. Lutken to Headline Merrimack Repertory Theatre's 43rd Anniversary Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

Broadway performers Tina Fabrique (How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying) and David M. Lutken (Ring of Fire) will headline Merrimack Repertory Theatre’s 43rd Anniversary Gala on Friday, June 17.

Primary Stages Announces 2022 Season Featuring ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM and PEERLESS Photo Primary Stages Announces 2022 Season Featuring ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM and PEERLESS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

PRIMARY STAGES announced today two additional productions as part of their inaugural season as 59E59 Theaters’ Resident Off Broadway Theater Company. As part of the 2022 Season, Primary Stages is presenting two previously announced productions that were postponed due to the pandemic.

VIDEO: First Look at Lauren Molina, Blair Baker & More in GOLDIE, MAX & MILK at VOLT  Photo VIDEO: First Look at Lauren Molina, Blair Baker & More in GOLDIE, MAX & MILK at VOLT Festival
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 19, 2022

59E59 Theaters is presenting Goldie, Max & Milk by Karen Hartman, part of the inaugural VOLT Festival at 59E59. Presented by Mary J. Davis & MBL Productions, and directed by Jackson Gay (Transfers), Goldie, Max & Milk began previews May 1, 2022, in Theater C and opened May 8 for a run through June 4, 2022.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of NEW GOLDEN AGE at Primary Stages at 59E59 Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of NEW GOLDEN AGE at Primary Stages at 59E59
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 13, 2022

59E59 Theaters is presenting New Golden Age by Karen Hartman, part of the inaugural VOLT Festival at 59E59. Presented by Primary Stages and directed by Jade King Carroll (Proof of Love), New Golden Age opened May 11 for a run through June 9, 2022.

BWW Interview: Alexandra Silber Discusses Feeling Called to Play Dola/Vita in THE LUC Photo BWW Interview: Alexandra Silber Discusses Feeling Called to Play Dola/Vita in THE LUCKY STAR, VOLT Festival & Much More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

Alexandra Silber is often known for her nuanced and powerful portrayals of strong Jewish women, including Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof, Halina in Indecent and more. Silber is back on stage now in the dual roles of Dola/Vita in Karen Hartman's The Lucky Star, being presented as part of the inaugural VOLT Festival at 59E59. 

Photos: Inside Opening Night of THE LUCKY STAR Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of THE LUCKY STAR
by Bruce Glikas - May 10, 2022

Producers Douglas Denoff & Beth Goldsmith, and 59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) present the Directors Company’s production of The Lucky Star by Karen Hartman, directed by Noah Himmelstein (Rooted). The Lucky Star began previews on April 26, 2022 in Theater A and opened May 5 for a run through June 12, 2022.

BWW Review: THE LUCKY STAR at 59E59 Theaters is a Compelling Drama in the Theater's V Photo BWW Review: THE LUCKY STAR at 59E59 Theaters is a Compelling Drama in the Theater's VOLT Festival
by Marina Kennedy - May 6, 2022

We attended a poignant production of The Lucky Star produced by The Directors Company, that featured outstanding direction by Noah Himmelstein, and an excellent cast.

Photos: First Look at Alexandra Silber, Steven Skybell & More in THE LUCKY STAR Photo Photos: First Look at Alexandra Silber, Steven Skybell & More in THE LUCKY STAR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

Producer Douglas Denoff and 59E59 Theaters are presenting the Directors Company’s production of The Lucky Star by Karen Hartman, opening tonight, Thursday, May 5, as part of the inaugural VOLT Festival at 59E59.

Jeremy Jordan, Harriet Harris, and André De Shields Will Lead WHEN PLAYWRIGHTS KILL  Photo Jeremy Jordan, Harriet Harris, and André De Shields Will Lead WHEN PLAYWRIGHTS KILL World Premiere in Connecticut
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2022

Tony Award nominee Jeremy Jordan, Tony Award winner Harriet Harris and Tony Award winner André De Shields will star in the world premiere of Matthew Lombardo's new backstage comedy WHEN PLAYWRIGHTS KILL. Get tickets and learn about the production.

Karen Hartman Videos

VIDEO: First Look at Lauren Molina, Blair Baker & More in GOLDIE, MAX & MILK at VOLT  VideoVIDEO: First Look at Lauren Molina, Blair Baker & More in GOLDIE, MAX & MILK at VOLT Festival
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 19, 2022

59E59 Theaters is presenting Goldie, Max & Milk by Karen Hartman, part of the inaugural VOLT Festival at 59E59. Presented by Mary J. Davis & MBL Productions, and directed by Jackson Gay (Transfers), Goldie, Max & Milk began previews May 1, 2022, in Theater C and opened May 8 for a run through June 4, 2022.

VIDEO: Meet the Creators of RATTLESNAKE KATE World Premiere At Denver Center VideoVIDEO: Meet the Creators of RATTLESNAKE KATE World Premiere At Denver Center
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 10, 2022

Watch below as creators Karen Hartman and Neyla Pekarek talk about their process and journey creating this original and historic piece of theatre.

VIDEO: See Gina Naomi Baez, Alyse Alan Louis & More in the RATTLESNAKE KATE World Pre VideoVIDEO: See Gina Naomi Baez, Alyse Alan Louis & More in the RATTLESNAKE KATE World Premiere At Denver Center
by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2022

The DCPA Theatre Company is now presenting the world premiere of Rattlesnake Kate in the Wolf Theatre running through March 13, 2022.

VIDEO: Meet Neyla Pekarek as Part of Denver Center for the Performing Arts' Artist Sp VideoVIDEO: Meet Neyla Pekarek as Part of Denver Center for the Performing Arts' Artist Spotlight Series
by Stage Tube - Aug 27, 2020

As part of Denver Center for the Performing Arts' Artist Spotlight, Episode 3, meet Neyla Pekarek, composer of the new musical Rattlesnake Kate and former member of the Grammy-nominated band, The Lumineers.

VIDEO: Watch Sierra Boggess & Joshua Dela Cruz Sing from DANCERS AT A WATERFALL VideoVIDEO: Watch Sierra Boggess & Joshua Dela Cruz Sing from DANCERS AT A WATERFALL
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2020

Just last spring, Sierra Boggess and Joshua Dela Cruz  led a staged reading of Richard Maltby, Jr., Karen Hartman, and David Shire's DANCERS AT A WATERFALL. Now, the two are reuniting to sing a song from the new musical. Boggess writes: 'This song expresses both lyrically and musically what is in our souls right now. Therefore, we wanted to debut this song in this way for all to hear too.'

VIDEO: Behind The Scenes of ROZ & RAY at San Diego REP VideoVIDEO: Behind The Scenes of ROZ & RAY at San Diego REP
by Alan Henry - Sep 18, 2017

ROZ & RAY tells a profound story of love, trust, and sacrifice that grapples with the messy process of healing the human heart. It runs at San Diego REP Theatre through October 1!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of ROZ AND RAY at Seattle Rep!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 20, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of Roz and Ray, a play by local playwright, Seattle Rep Writers Group alumna, and University of Washington Senior Artist in Residence Karen Hartman, with direction from the acclaimed Chay Yew, Artistic Director of Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago. Broadway talents Ellen McLaughlin (Angels in America) and Teagle F. Bougere (The Crucible, A Raisin In The Sun, The Tempest) star in Roz and Ray, which runs now through November 13, 2016 (opening night is tonight, October 19, 2016) in the Leo K. Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the duo in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Daphne Rubin-Vega Strips Down for WHAT'S UNDERNEATH PROJECT
by Stage Tube - Nov 3, 2015

In the latest installment of the What's Underneath Project, presented by StyleLikeU, Broadway veteran Daphne Rubin-Vega speaks out about showbiz's sexism, its ageism against women, and its racism against Latinas. Daphne declares, 'I appreciate being called a success. But the truth is, I'm more than success: I'm a miracle.'? Check out the full episode below!


Karen Hartman Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Karen Hartman written?
Karen Hartman has written 1 shows including The 5,000 Fingers of Doctor T (Bookwriter).