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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)
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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)
Wake Up With BWW 4/15: Karen Olivo Will Not Return to MOULIN ROUGE!, and More Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/15: Karen Olivo Will Not Return to MOULIN ROUGE!, and More
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2021

Today's top stories: Karen Olivo announces they will not return to Moulin Rouge! when it returns to Broadway, and more.

Karen Olivo Will Not Return to MOULIN ROUGE!- 'I Want a Theatre Industry That Matches Photo Karen Olivo Will Not Return to MOULIN ROUGE!- 'I Want a Theatre Industry That Matches My Integrity'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2021

Karen Olivo, a 2020/21 Tony nominee for her performance in Moulin Rouge!, has just announced via Instagram that she will not return to the show when it reopens on Broadway.

CCM To Present Joint Virtual Senior Showcase For Musical Theater And Acting Students Photo CCM To Present Joint Virtual Senior Showcase For Musical Theater And Acting Students
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2021

The Musical Theater and Acting departments at The University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music, will host an exclusive online senior showcase for their thirty-five graduating seniors on April 12 after canceling their New York showcase for the second consecutive year due to COVID restrictions.

CCM Launches Joint Virtual Showcase for Musical Theater and Acting Students Photo CCM Launches Joint Virtual Showcase for Musical Theater and Acting Students
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2021

The Musical Theater and Acting departments at The University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, will host an exclusive online senior showcase for their thirty-five graduating seniors on April 12 after canceling their New York showcase for the second consecutive year due to COVID restrictions.

Phillipa Soo, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Laura Bell Bundy and More  Join the ERA Coalition/ Photo Phillipa Soo, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Laura Bell Bundy and More Join the ERA Coalition/Fund for Women's Equality This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2021

Broadway and screen actors are coming together to support the Equal Rights Amendment at the virtual Living Equality fundraiser and awards gala on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 8 p.m. ET.

VIDEO: Broadway's Best Unite for Emotional, Gender-Bending, BROADWAY BACKWARDS- Watch Photo VIDEO: Broadway's Best Unite for Emotional, Gender-Bending, BROADWAY BACKWARDS- Watch Now!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2021

Broadway Backwards, the annual event where gender doesn't matter but love does, made its virtual premiere earlier this week with special appeals from Chasten Buttigieg, Ariana DeBose, Debra Messing, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Tony Shalhoub and Ben Vereen. The stream will be available on demand through 11:59pm tonight, April 3.

Virtual BROADWAY BACKWARDS Breaks Record, Raising $749,555 for BC/EFA and The Center Photo Virtual BROADWAY BACKWARDS Breaks Record, Raising $749,555 for BC/EFA and The Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2021

The virtual edition of Broadway Backwards delivered an emotional and exuberant evening of performances and raised a record $749,555 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.

VIDEO: Watch Broadway Unite for the BROADWAY BACKWARDS Finale! Photo VIDEO: Watch Broadway Unite for the BROADWAY BACKWARDS Finale!
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2021

“You Will Be Found” by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul is performed by Jenn Colella, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Cast Amy Adams, James Monroe Iglehart, Cheyenne Jackson, L Morgan Lee, Raymond J. Lee, Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Ruthie Ann Miles, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and many more!

LISTEN: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, AFECT's Karen Olivo & Photo LISTEN: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, AFECT's Karen Olivo & Eden Espinosa
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Mar 29, 2021

Today's episode of Little known Facts features theatre administrator, writer, and advocate Howard Sherman. What are his thoughts on the return of Broadway? 'I think if you asked me a couple of weeks ago, I might have been slightly less optimistic than I am today,' he said.

Student Blog: What It's Like Being a POC in the Theatre Industry - An Interview with  Photo Student Blog: What It's Like Being a POC in the Theatre Industry - An Interview with Liberty Mack
by Student Blogger: Bea Mienik - Mar 26, 2021

“But,” she says hopefully, “with the re-spark of the Black Lives Matter movement, I have been able to find my voice in theatre, as well as socially.” “We still have so much work to do.” she continues. “And there are so many performers, as well as organizations, putting in the work for things to change; to push for equity on and off the stage.”

Cynthia Erivo, Andrew Rannells, Tituss Burgess and More Join Virtual BROADWAY BACKWAR Photo Cynthia Erivo, Andrew Rannells, Tituss Burgess and More Join Virtual BROADWAY BACKWARDS - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2021

Broadway Backwards, the annual event where gender doesn’t matter but love does, is set to make its virtual premiere this Tuesday, March 30, 2021, with special appeals from Chasten Buttigieg, Ariana DeBose, Debra Messing, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Tony Shalhoub and Ben Vereen.

Actors Equity Will Host Town Hall to Discuss Safety Guidelines and Reopening Plans Photo Actors Equity Will Host Town Hall to Discuss Safety Guidelines and Reopening Plans
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2021

Actors Equity has responded to a recent petition from several members of the Broadway community, asking for a town hall to discuss the path to reopening.

Amy Adams, Debbie Allen, Glenn Close, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Debra Messing & More Join Photo Amy Adams, Debbie Allen, Glenn Close, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Debra Messing & More Join BROADWAY BACKWARDS Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2021

A cavalcade of beloved Broadway, television and film stars have joined the roster of performers for the virtual edition of Broadway Backwards, the show where gender doesn’t matter but love does. The stream premieres at 8 pm Eastern on Tuesday, March 30, 2021.  

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2021

Matt Doyle, Ali Stroker, Mandy Gonzalez, Leslie Uggams and More Join THE SETH CONCERT Photo Matt Doyle, Ali Stroker, Mandy Gonzalez, Leslie Uggams and More Join THE SETH CONCERT SERIES Lineup
by Team BWW - Mar 19, 2021

The stars announced for April and May include Matt Doyle, Ali Stroker,  Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus,  Mandy Gonzalez, Andrea McArdle, Christine Pedi, Laura Benanti, Linda Benanti, and Leslie Uggams.

VIDEO: On This Day, March 19- WEST SIDE STORY Returns to Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, March 19- WEST SIDE STORY Returns to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2021

On this day in 2009, the beloved musical West Side Story made its way back to Broadway in a brand new production from the show's book writer, Arthur Laurents. 

LISTEN: Kristin Chenoweth Joins AND THE AWARD GOES TO…HOSTED BY ILANA LEVINE Photo LISTEN: Kristin Chenoweth Joins AND THE AWARD GOES TO…HOSTED BY ILANA LEVINE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2021

Ilana Levine (Little Known Facts), in association with Alan Seales and the Broadway Podcast Network, has announced the second season of her “love letter to Broadway” podcast AND THE AWARD GOES TO…HOSTED BY ILANA LEVINE. Season Two premieres today with Kristin Chenoweth (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Wicked, On The Twentieth Century). 

UN DĂŤA COMO HOY: IN THE HEIGHTS se estrenaba en Broadway Photo UN DĂŤA COMO HOY: IN THE HEIGHTS se estrenaba en Broadway
by Cristina Martinez - Mar 9, 2021

Un nueve de marzo de 2008 Washington Heights se trasladaba al tras su paso por el Off-Broadway los años anteriores. El musical de Lin Manuel Miranda con el libreto de Quira Alegría Hudes se convirtió en un éxito rotundo.

From Evita to Tina: Broadway Characters Based on Real Women in History Photo From Evita to Tina: Broadway Characters Based on Real Women in History
by Stephi Wild - Mar 6, 2021

In honor of Women's History Month, we're taking a look at some iconic real-life women who have been portrayed on stage in musicals!

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2021

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