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Karen Olivo Biography

 
Date Of Birth:
August 07, 1976 (44)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Bio:
Karen Olivo originated the lead role of Satine in Broadway's Moulin Rouge! (2019) after playing the role in the Boston production in 2018. Other Broadway credits: West Side Story (2009, Tony Award winner); In the Heights (2008); and Brooklyn (2004). Regional/off-Broadway credits include: Fun Home ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: August 07, 1976 (44)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Bio:
Karen Olivo originated the lead role of Satine in Broadway's Moulin Rouge! (2019) after playing the role in the Boston production in 2018. Other Broadway credits: West Side Story (2009, Tony Award winner); In the Heights (2008); and Brooklyn (2004). Regional/off-Broadway credits include: Fun Home ... (read complete bio)

Karen Olivo originated the lead role of Satine in Broadway's Moulin Rouge! (2019) after playing the role in the Boston production in 2018. Other Broadway credits: West Side Story (2009, Tony Award winner); In the Heights (2008); and Brooklyn (2004). Regional/off-Broadway credits include: Fun Home (2018); Hamilton (2016); tick, tick...BOOM! (2014); and By the Way, Meet Vera Stark (2011).

Karen Olivo Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama League Awards - 2020 - Distinguished Performance Award
Karen Olivo, Moulin Rouge!
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Karen Olivo, Moulin Rouge!
 
Tony Awards - 2020 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Karen Olivo, Moulin Rouge!
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2009 - Best Featured Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Karen Olivo, West Side Story
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Karen Olivo, West Side Story
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Karen Olivo, West Side Story
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Gold Star
Karen Olivo, West Side Story
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Ensemble Performances Gold Star
Karen Olivo, In the Heights