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Karen Murphy

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company's Musicals in Mufti Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Performer
  [US Tour]
First US National Tour, 2016
Mrs. du Maurier [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Performer (Swing)
Madame Armfeldt (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Mud Donahue
  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2008
Performer
  [Arlington, VA (Regional)]
Kander & Ebb Celebration Production, 2008
Matilde Blumhard
  [Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Revival, 2006
Marie
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Ensemble
Mayor Matilda Hyde (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2001
Maggie Jones [Replacement]
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2000
Other Roles
  [New York]
Workshop, 1999
Other Roles
  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1997
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
Alice Beane (Understudy) [Replacement]
Marion Thayer (Understudy) [Replacement]
Kate Murphey (Understudy) [Replacement]
Ida Straus (Understudy) [Replacement]
Eleanor Widener (Understudy) [Replacement]
Charlotte Cardoza (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
Delia Strict
Delia Strict
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1996
Singer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1994
Ensemble
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1993
Performer
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 1990
Performer

Photos

Karen Murphy, Steve Ross Photo

Karen Murphy, Steve Ross

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03/03/2020
Steve Ross, Karen Murphy Photo

Steve Ross, Karen Murphy

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03/03/2020
Steve Ross, Karen Murphy Photo

Steve Ross, Karen Murphy

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Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company's Musicals in Mufti Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Performer

  [US Tour]
First US National Tour, 2016
Mrs. du Maurier [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Performer (Swing)

Madame Armfeldt (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Mud Donahue

  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2008
Performer

  [Arlington, VA (Regional)]
Kander & Ebb Celebration Production, 2008
Matilde Blumhard

  [Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Revival, 2006
Marie

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Ensemble

Mayor Matilda Hyde (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2001
Maggie Jones [Replacement]

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2000
Other Roles

  [New York]
Workshop, 1999
Other Roles

  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1997
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

Alice Beane (Understudy) [Replacement]

Marion Thayer (Understudy) [Replacement]

Kate Murphey (Understudy) [Replacement]

Ida Straus (Understudy) [Replacement]

Eleanor Widener (Understudy) [Replacement]

Charlotte Cardoza (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
Delia Strict

Delia Strict

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1996
Singer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1994
Ensemble

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1993
Performer

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 1990
Performer


Karen Murphy Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Karen Murphy, My Vaudeville Man!

Karen Murphy News

ELVIS se estrena hoy en cines Photo ELVIS se estrena hoy en cines
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 24, 2022

La nueva película está dirigida por Baz Luhrmann y llega a la gran pantalla en nuestro país.

Kacey Musgraves Shares 'Can't Help Falling in Love' From ELVIS Soundtrack Photo Kacey Musgraves Shares 'Can't Help Falling in Love' From ELVIS Soundtrack
by Michael Major - Jun 22, 2022

Kacey Musgraves has shared her rendition of 'Can't Help Falling in Love' from the ELVIS Original Motion Picture Soundtrack via House of Iona/RCA Records. This latest release follows Doja Cat’s melodic single “Vegas” and Swae Lee & Diplo's “Tupelo Shuffle” featuring Gary Clark Jr. The track was released with a new music video featuring film footage.

ELVIS Star Austin Butler Releases New Track 'Trouble' Photo ELVIS Star Austin Butler Releases New Track 'Trouble'
by Michael Major - Jun 13, 2022

RCA Records releases Austin Butler’s version of the Elvis' “Trouble” from the ELVIS Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. Check out where to listen!

VIDEO: Doja Cat Drops 'Vegas' Video From ELVIS Soundtrack Photo VIDEO: Doja Cat Drops 'Vegas' Video From ELVIS Soundtrack
by Michael Major - Jun 6, 2022

Watch Doja Cat's visual for her single “Vegas” from the ELVIS Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. Directed by child. (Koffee, Roddy Rich, Big Sean), the video features Shonka Dukureh, who plays Big Mama Thornton in the film and will be on the upcoming soundtrack as well.

Swae Lee & Diplo Release 'Tupelo Shuffle' From ELVIS Original Motion Picture Soundtra Photo Swae Lee & Diplo Release 'Tupelo Shuffle' From ELVIS Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
by Michael Major - Jun 6, 2022

Swae Lee & Diplo drop new single “Tupelo Shuffle” featuring Gary Clark Jr. (who plays Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup in the film) and Austin Butler (who give voice to Elvis Presley on the track and plays him in the film) from the ELVIS Original Motion Picture Soundtrack via House of Iona/RCA Records.

Eminem, Stevie Nicks & More Join ELVIS Soundtrack Photo Eminem, Stevie Nicks & More Join ELVIS Soundtrack
by Michael Major - May 23, 2022

It has also been announced that Kacey Musgraves will sing 'Can't Help Falling In Love' and Maneskin will sing “If I Can Dream.” The soundtrack will also feature Eminem, Tame Impala, Stevie Nicks, Jack White, Cee Lo Green, Gary Clark Jr., Paravi, Pnau, Yola, Swae Lee, Diplo, and Jazmine Sullivan.

Doja Cat Releases 'Vegas' From Forthcoming ELVIS Soundtrack Photo Doja Cat Releases 'Vegas' From Forthcoming ELVIS Soundtrack
by Michael Major - May 6, 2022

RCA Records drops Doja Cat’s melodic, bouncy new single “Vegas” from the ELVIS Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. The soundtrack is set to be released the same date as Baz Luhrmann’s forthcoming film ELVIS, starring Austin Butler and Tom Hanks. The track incorporates “Hound Dog” in a unique, singular way that only Doja Cat could ever do.

RCA to Release ELVIS Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Featuring Lead Single from Do Photo RCA to Release ELVIS Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Featuring Lead Single from Doja Cat
by Michael Major - Apr 26, 2022

ELVIS is an epic spectacle from filmmaker Baz Luhrmann that explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Austin Butler) through the prism of his relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks). The soundtrack features Elvis’s body of work spanning the 1950s, 60s and 70s, while also celebrating his diverse musical influences.

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER to be Presented at The Lyric Stage Company of  Photo A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER to be Presented at The Lyric Stage Company of Boston
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2022

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder with Music and Lyrics by Steven Lutvak and Book and Lyrics by Robert L. Freedman will find its way to the Lyric Stage Company of Boston after originally scheduled to open on May 15, 2020.

VIDEO: First Look at Baz Luhrmann's ELVIS Biopic in Official Trailer Photo VIDEO: First Look at Baz Luhrmann's ELVIS Biopic in Official Trailer
by Michael Major - Feb 17, 2022

The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Butler), seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Hanks). The cast also includes Richard Roxburgh, Hellen Thomson, Natasha Bassett, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Zavier Samuel, and Jodi Smit-McPhee.

Karen Murphy Videos

VIDEO: First Look at Baz Luhrmann's ELVIS Biopic in Official Trailer VideoVIDEO: First Look at Baz Luhrmann's ELVIS Biopic in Official Trailer
by Michael Major - Feb 17, 2022

The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Butler), seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Hanks). The cast also includes Richard Roxburgh, Hellen Thomson, Natasha Bassett, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Zavier Samuel, and Jodi Smit-McPhee.

Video: Lady Gaga And Bradley Cooper Sing Unreleased Song From A STAR IS BORN In New C VideoVideo: Lady Gaga And Bradley Cooper Sing Unreleased Song From A STAR IS BORN In New Clip
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2019

A STAR IS BORN is headed back to theaters this Friday for an encore version, featuring 12 additional minutes of never-before-seen footage. This comes on the heels of last Sunday's Oscar win for the song 'Shallow'.

VIDEO: Bradley Cooper Makes Surprise Appearance at Lady Gaga's Show - Watch Them Sing VideoVIDEO: Bradley Cooper Makes Surprise Appearance at Lady Gaga's Show - Watch Them Sing 'Shallow' From A STAR IS BORN
by Stage Tube - Jan 27, 2019

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lady Gaga brought out special surprise guest Bradley Cooper at her show in Las Vegas last night. The pair sang the hit song 'Shallow' from the film in which they co-starred, A Star is Born.

VIDEO: Watch Lady Gaga in the Music Video For 'Always Remember Us This Way' From A ST VideoVIDEO: Watch Lady Gaga in the Music Video For 'Always Remember Us This Way' From A STAR IS BORN
by Stage Tube - Nov 10, 2018

The official music video for 'Always Remember Us This Way' from 'A Star is Born' featuring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper has been released. Watch the video below!

VIDEO: Watch Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in the Music Video For 'I'll Never Love Aga VideoVIDEO: Watch Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in the Music Video For 'I'll Never Love Again' From A STAR IS BORN
by Stage Tube - Oct 27, 2018

The official music video for 'I'll Never Love Again' from 'A Star is Born' featuring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper has been released. Watch the video below!

VIDEO: Watch the Official 'Look What I Found' Music Video from A STAR IS BORN VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official 'Look What I Found' Music Video from A STAR IS BORN
by Stage Tube - Oct 8, 2018

The official music video for 'Look What I Found' from 'A Star is Born' featuring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper has been released, watch the video below!

VIDEO: Lady Gaga Talks to Stephen Colbert About Her A STAR IS BORN Co-Star Bradley Co VideoVIDEO: Lady Gaga Talks to Stephen Colbert About Her A STAR IS BORN Co-Star Bradley Cooper
by Stage Tube - Oct 5, 2018

Last night, Lady Gaga was a guest on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.' During the interview, Lady Gaga said the trust she felt with her 'A Star Is Born' co-star Bradley Cooper was so strong that it didn't even feel like acting.

VIDEO: Bradley Cooper Discusses His Chemistry with Lady Gaga on THE TONIGHT SHOW VideoVIDEO: Bradley Cooper Discusses His Chemistry with Lady Gaga on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2018

Bradley Cooper was a guest on last night's episode of 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.' During the interview, Cooper explains how Lady Gaga inspired him to launch his directing career with the huge feature film 'A Star Is Born' and he also teaches Jimmy some vocal warm-ups. Watch the video below!

VIDEO: Lady Gaga Talks A STAR IS BORN, Celebrity Crushes, and More on Ellen VideoVIDEO: Lady Gaga Talks A STAR IS BORN, Celebrity Crushes, and More on Ellen
by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2018

Lady Gaga recently appeared on Ellen, where she discussed her upcoming role in A Star Is Born.

VIDEO: Lady Gaga Debuts 'Always Remember Us This Way' in Latest Teaser for A STAR IS  VideoVIDEO: Lady Gaga Debuts 'Always Remember Us This Way' in Latest Teaser for A STAR IS BORN
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2018

'A Star is Born' stars four-time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper ('American Sniper,' 'American Hustle,' 'Silver Linings Playbook') and multiple award-winning, Oscar-nominated music superstar Lady Gaga, in her first leading role in a major motion picture. Cooper helms the drama, marking his directorial debut. Watch four new sneak peeks of the film that dropped today!


Karen Murphy Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Karen Murphy been in?
Karen Murphy has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

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

What awards has Karen Murphy been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for My Vaudeville Man! .