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Karen Volpe

 
Birth Place:
United States
Bio:
Karen most recently played the role of Babe Williams in the Downey Civic Light Opera production of "The Pajama Game" (http://losangeles.broadwayworld.com/article/BWW-Reviews-DCLO-Delights-with-THE-PAJAMA-GAME-20120605). Other credits at DCLO include: appearing in the role of a lifetime, as Fanny ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: United States

Bio:
Karen most recently played the role of Babe Williams in the Downey Civic Light Opera production of "The Pajama Game" (http://losangeles.broadwayworld.com/article/BWW-Reviews-DCLO-Delights-with-THE-PAJAMA-GAME-20120605). Other credits at DCLO include: appearing in the role of a lifetime, as Fanny ... (read complete bio)
 

Photos

Karen Volpe, Ben Williams, Gary Lynn Floyd, Ashley Whiting, Ralph Krumins, Max Harris Photo

Karen Volpe, Ben Williams, Gary Lynn Floyd, Ashley Whiting, Ralph Krumins, Max Harrison Comanse, and Paul Wyatt

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06/25/2014
Paul Wyatt, Gary Lynn Floyd, Ralph Krumins, Max Harrison Comanse, Ashley Whiting, Ben Photo

Paul Wyatt, Gary Lynn Floyd, Ralph Krumins, Max Harrison Comanse, Ashley Whiting, Ben Williams, and Karen Volpe

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06/25/2014
Ralph Krumins, Ashley Whiting, Gary Lynn Floyd, Paul Wyatt, Ben Williams, and Karen V Photo

Ralph Krumins, Ashley Whiting, Gary Lynn Floyd, Paul Wyatt, Ben Williams, and Karen Volpe

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06/25/2014
Emma Bradley, Doug Carfrae, Karen Volpe, Natasha Harris, and Brantley Kearns Photo

Emma Bradley, Doug Carfrae, Karen Volpe, Natasha Harris, and Brantley Kearns

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04/14/2013
 

Karen Volpe Biography

Karen most recently played the role of Babe Williams in the Downey Civic Light Opera production of "The Pajama Game" (http://losangeles.broadwayworld.com/article/BWW-Reviews-DCLO-Delights-with-THE-PAJAMA-GAME-20120605). Other credits at DCLO include: appearing in the role of a lifetime, as Fanny Brice in "Funny Girl" (http://losangeles.broadwayworld.com/article/DCLO-Does-Funny-Girl-After-17-Years-20110607), Ado Annie in "Oklahoma!" and as Sr. Robert Anne in "Nunsense."

She had the great pleasure of working alongside Adam Pascal, Cady Huffman and Shirley Jones in the new musical "The Real Love" at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Other favorite roles include: Gilda Radner in "Bunny, Bunny, Gilda Radner: A Sort of Romantic Comedy", Florence Greenberg in "Baby, It’s You!" and the National Tour of "Schoolhouse Rock Live!" as Shulie.

Karen is also a writer/producer/performer with The Movie Guys’ Live!, which recently celebrated its one year anniversary at The Second City Hollywood and was invited to perform at The Comedy Central Stage in LA.

And if that isn’t enough, she just released her first country album entitled "Dinner and A Fancy Dress" (http://losangeles.broadwayworld.com/article/BWW-Reviews-Karen-Volpes-CD-DINNER-IN-A-FANCY-DRESS-20120719).
Visit www.karenvolpe.com for all the info.




Karen Volpe News

VIDEO: Karen Volpe Releases New Music Video for 'Christmas Came Rushing' - Written by Photo VIDEO: Karen Volpe Releases New Music Video for 'Christmas Came Rushing' - Written by Chuck Pelleter
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2017

Chuck Pelleter, who wrote the award-winning musical 'The Green Room' has written a new Christmas song 'Christmas Came Rushing.' The song is sung by Karen Volpe (member of the Boobe Sisters who wigged out The Gong Show) who is long time theater performer. Check out the music video here!

The Boobé Sisters to Perform Musical Comedy Show at Flappers Comedy Club Burbank, October 3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant is pleased to present The Boobe Sisters (America's Got Talent) with a super fun 60s doo-wop inspired musical comedy show called "Songs in the Key of Funny" that includes song parodies, giveaways, and R-rated humor to spare on Monday, October 3 at 8:00 PM.

The Boobé Sisters to Perform Musical Comedy Show at Flappers Comedy Club Burbank, October 3
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2016

Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant is pleased to present The Boobe Sisters (America's Got Talent) with a super fun 60s doo-wop inspired musical comedy show called "Songs in the Key of Funny" that includes song parodies, giveaways, and R-rated humor to spare on Monday, October 3 at 8:00 PM.

DON GRIGWARE Picks The BEST PRODUCTIONS AND PERFORMANCES in LOS ANGELES THEATRE for 2015
by Don Grigware - Dec 28, 2015

There are undoubtedly other productions worthy of merit in 2015 which I did not cover. This list is based only on what I saw and reviewed. (alphabetical listings; Equity, Equity-waiver & Non-Equity productions are mixed) (artists performing outside LA may be included in performance categories) No set, costume, or technical awards. I leave that to the bigger awards and to the expertise of those who really know those fields inside out.

Photo Flash: First Look at Sierra Rep's PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The Double Cupp Diner sits on the side of the road 'somewhere between Frog Level and Smyrna, NC.' But from June 13 to July 27 the diner - the setting of Pump Boys and Dinettes - will relocate to East Sonora as Sierra Repertory Theatre stages another rendition of this popular musical. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!

PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES Opens at Sierra Repertory Theatre Tonight, 6/13-7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The Double Cupp Diner sits on the side of the road 'somewhere between Frog Level and Smyrna, NC.' But from June 13 to July 27 the diner - the setting of Pump Boys and Dinettes - will relocate to East Sonora as Sierra Repertory Theatre stages another rendition of this popular musical.

PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES to Return to Sierra Repertory Theatre, 6/13-7/27
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 2, 2014

The Double Cupp Diner sits on the side of the road "somewhere between Frog Level and Smyrna, NC." But from June 13 to July 27 the diner - the setting of Pump Boys and Dinettes - will relocate to East Sonora as Sierra Repertory Theatre stages another rendition of this popular musical.

BWW Reviews: GCT Revives a Sturdy ME AND MY GIRL
by Don Grigware - Feb 24, 2014

Me and My Girl/music by Noel Gay/book and lyrics by Douglas Furber and L. Arthur Rose/directed & choreographed by Orlando Alexander/Glendale Centre Theatre (GCT)/through March 29

Glenn Casale to Direct La Mirada Theatre and McCoy Rigby's New Revival of SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, 4/12-5/5
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2013

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present an all-new revival of one of the greatest musicals of all time, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay, lyrics, music and new songs by Johnny Mercer, Gene De Paul, Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn, based on the MGM Film 'The Sobbin' Women' by Stephen Vincent Benet, originally directed for Broadway by Lawrence Kasha and originally produced on Broadway by Kaslan Productions, Inc., SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS will feature musical direction by Dennis Castellano, choreography by Patti Colombo and will be directed by Glenn Casale.

Photo Coverage: SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS Revival Opens at La Mirada Theatre
by Lily Lim - Apr 14, 2013

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present an all-new revival of one of the greatest musicals of all time, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, with book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay, lyrics, music and new songs by Johnny Mercer, Gene de Paul, Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn. SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS features musical direction by Dennis Castellano, choreography by Patti Colombo and will be directed by Glenn Casale. SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS opened on Saturday, April 13, and runs through Sunday, May 5, 2013 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. BroadwayWorld was there for the opening celebrations and brings you photos below!

Karen Volpe Videos

VIDEO: Karen Volpe Releases New Music Video for 'Christmas Came Rushing' - Written by VideoVIDEO: Karen Volpe Releases New Music Video for 'Christmas Came Rushing' - Written by Chuck Pelleter
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2017

Chuck Pelleter, who wrote the award-winning musical 'The Green Room' has written a new Christmas song 'Christmas Came Rushing.' The song is sung by Karen Volpe (member of the Boobe Sisters who wigged out The Gong Show) who is long time theater performer. Check out the music video here!