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Karen Ziemba News

 
Date Of Birth:
November 12, 1957 (62)
Birth Place:
St. Joseph, MI, USA
Bio:
Tony-winning actor-singer-dancer Karen Ziemba is one of Broadway's most versatile and beloved performers. Karen received the Tony Award - along with the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards - starring in Susan Stroman and John Weidman's hit musical, Contact, at Lincoln Center Theater. On and ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 12, 1957 (62)

Birth Place: St. Joseph, MI, USA

Bio:
Tony-winning actor-singer-dancer Karen Ziemba is one of Broadway's most versatile and beloved performers. Karen received the Tony Award - along with the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards - starring in Susan Stroman and John Weidman's hit musical, Contact, at Lincoln Center Theater. On and ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute Photo VIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2020

In honor and celebration of Nick's memory, over 150 of his friends, colleagues, and family from all over the world came together to sing the song that will keep Nick in our hearts forever 'One of the Great Ones' from A Bronx Tale. The resulting video was featured during the streaming of the memorial.

VIDEO: Watch a CURTAINS Reunion on Stars in the House Photo VIDEO: Watch a CURTAINS Reunion on Stars in the House
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with a CURTAINS Original Broadway Cast Reunion with David Hyde Pierce, Debra Monk, Karen Ziemba and Jason Danieley.

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, September 2- with Telly Leung, Schele Williams, and Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, September 2- with Telly Leung, Schele Williams, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020

Today (September 2) in live streaming: Telly Leung visits Backstage Live, Schele Williams chats with the Chaos Twins, and so much more!

BWW Interview: Kerry O'Malley SINGing HAPPY Again With Kritzerland Photo BWW Interview: Kerry O'Malley SINGing HAPPY Again With Kritzerland
by Gil Kaan - Aug 7, 2020

Kritzerland will present its 108th show SING HAPPY! THE SONGS OF KANDER & EBB as a benefit for Group Rep this Sunday August 9, 2020 at 5p PST via their Facebook and YouTube pages. This tribute to legendary composers John Kander and Fred Ebb (hosted by its incomparably witty producer Bruce Kimmel and co-produced by Doug Haverty) will feature Brent Barrett, Debbie Gravitte, Peyton Kirkner, Karen Mason, Kerry O'Malley, Hartley Powers, Jennifer Simard, Sami Staitman, Adrienne Stiefel, Robert Yacko and Karen Ziemba. got the chance to ask of few queries of Kerry, who in Kritzerland #107 performed a show-stopping duet with herself in a tongue-twisting, speed-singing 'All For The Best' from GODSPELL. Simply brilliant!

BWW Previews: Christine Lavin Goes Live In August 7 ACOUSTIC STAYAWAY E-CONCERT Photo BWW Previews: Christine Lavin Goes Live In August 7 ACOUSTIC STAYAWAY E-CONCERT
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 6, 2020

Christine Lavin will perform in a livestream event on August 7 called ACOUSTIC STAYAWAY E-CONCERT

THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK CONCERT SERIES Continues With Jenn Colella Photo THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK CONCERT SERIES Continues With Jenn Colella
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020

Scott Siegel has announced the continuation of his bi-weekly concerts, The Great American Songbook Concert Series, now further underwritten with a $25,000 Matching Grant from Tom and Maren Hood.

MusicalFare Theatre Presents A CABARET EVENING WITH JEFFRY DENMAN Photo MusicalFare Theatre Presents A CABARET EVENING WITH JEFFRY DENMAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020

Since April, MusicalFare Theatre has presented Livestreaming Cabarets every Third Thursday of the month. Collectively, those cabarets have had thousands of people watching from home - not just from from WNY, but from all over the country and the world!

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: July 25-26- with Sara Bareilles,
John Lloyd Young and  Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: July 25-26- with Sara Bareilles, John Lloyd Young and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2020

This weekend (July 25-26) in live streaming: Broadway gathers to support Joe Biden, Megan Hilty sings with Seth Rudetsky, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, July 24- with Megan Hilty, Ramin Karimloo, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, July 24- with Megan Hilty, Ramin Karimloo, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2020

Today (July 24) in live streaming: Megan Hilty visits Backstage Live, Sierra Boggess returns to Stars in the House, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, July 23- with Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana, and More Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, July 23- with Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020

Today (July 23) in live streaming: a Cinderella Reunion, the Fame gang is back together, and so much more!

VIDEO: Watch Karen Ziemba And Patrick Page Lead TheatreWorks' SHAKESPEARE IN VEGAS Re Photo VIDEO: Watch Karen Ziemba And Patrick Page Lead TheatreWorks' SHAKESPEARE IN VEGAS Reading- Live at 9pm!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020

Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba (Broadway's Contact, Curtains, Prince of Broadway and many more) and Tony Award nominee Patrick Page (Hades in Broadway's Hadestown) lead the cast of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's benefit online reading of Shakespeare in Vegas, by Suzanne Bradbeer.

Jennifer Simard, Karen Ziemba, Debbie Gravitte and More Join New Kritzerland Concert Photo Jennifer Simard, Karen Ziemba, Debbie Gravitte and More Join New Kritzerland Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020

For the 108th Kritzerland show, it's a tribute to one of the most beloved songwriting teams in Broadway history, Kander and Ebb. The music and lyrics of John Kander and Fred Ebb have been delighting people since their Broadway debut, Flora, the Red Menace, which began their long association with Liza Minnelli.

BWW Interview: Karen Ziemba of SHAKESPEARE IN VEGAS at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Li Photo BWW Interview: Karen Ziemba of SHAKESPEARE IN VEGAS at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Lights up Stage and (Small) Screen
by Jim Munson - Jul 21, 2020

Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba and Tony Award nominee Patrick Page head the dynamic cast of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's benefit online reading of Shakespeare in Vegas, a rollicking comedy by Suzanne Bradbeer. Presented by TheatreWorks' New Works from Home program in partnership with Vegas Theatre Company, this fizzy comedy features the unlikely pairing of a Vegas impresario with a dream and a despondent New York actor who join forces to bring the Bard of Avon to Sin City. Directed by Las Vegas native and TheatreWorks' Artistic Associate and Director of New Works Giovanna Sardelli, Shakespeare in Vegas will be offered via video streaming from Thursday, July 23rd at 6PM (PT) until Monday, July 27th at 6PM (PT). A link to stream the show will be available at TheatreWorks.org for no charge, although donations are encouraged to support the 2019 Regional Theatre Tony-winning TheatreWorks Silicon ValleyBroadwayWorld recently caught up with Karen Ziemba from her home in New York. Her remarkable career includes 11 Broadways shows, countless Off-Broadway and regional theater appearances, and a few national tours for good measure.

Karen Ziemba And Patrick Page Lead TheatreWorks' SHAKESPEARE IN VEGAS Online Reading Photo Karen Ziemba And Patrick Page Lead TheatreWorks' SHAKESPEARE IN VEGAS Online Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020

Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba (Broadway's Contact, Curtains, Prince of Broadway and many more) and Tony Award nominee Patrick Page (Hades in Broadway's Hadestown) lead the cast of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's benefit online reading of Shakespeare in Vegas, by Suzanne Bradbeer.

Richard Skipper and Brian Michael Hoffman Celebrate Bill and Dorothy Berloni Featurin Photo Richard Skipper and Brian Michael Hoffman Celebrate Bill and Dorothy Berloni Featuring Orfeh and Andy Karl, Laura Bell Bundy, Debra Monk, and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020

Friday Night, May 29th at 8PM ET, Richard Skipper and Brian Michael Hoffman will be celebrating Bill and Dorothy Berloni for the Theatrical Animals Fund! 

ATC Announces 2020-21 Board of Directors President and New Members Photo ATC Announces 2020-21 Board of Directors President and New Members
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020

The American Traditions Vocal Competition (ATC) has announced new members joining its 2020-2021 Board of Directors.

VIDEO: Watch Charl Brown, Cady Huffman, Daphne Rubin-Vega & More in the 'Resilient' M Photo VIDEO: Watch Charl Brown, Cady Huffman, Daphne Rubin-Vega & More in the 'Resilient' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020

The 'Resilient Project' unites emergency healthcare professionals from across the country with over 60 Broadway theatre artists to virtually perform 'RESILIENT', a song of inspiration and strength created by Dave Ogrin and Jay Berkow from their new musical Mata Hari.

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with Sondheim: A Celebrat Photo BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall
by Ben Rimalower - May 4, 2020

In this episode, Ben and Daniel discuss the 1992 concert, Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall. This legendary night featured performances by Patti LuPone, Liza Minnelli, Glenn Close, Madeline Kahn, Bernadette Peters, Betty Buckley, Dorothy Loudon, Billy Stritch, Jerry Hadley, Eugene Perry, Herbert Perry, Harolyn Blackwell, Daisy Eagan, Patrick Cassidy, Victor Garber, Bill Irwin, and Karen Ziemba. It was directed by Scott Ellis, with music direction by Paul Gemigniani.

VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'A Lot of Livin' to Do' From BYE BYE BIRDI Photo VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'A Lot of Livin' to Do' From BYE BYE BIRDIE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2020

In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and providing motivation to get up and get shakin', we're taking a look back and paying tribute to some of the greatest dance numbers in musical theater history! Today's number, A Lot of Livin' to Do from Bye Bye Birdie!

TAKING MY TURN In Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below Starring Rema Webb, Karen Ziemba an Photo TAKING MY TURN In Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below Starring Rema Webb, Karen Ziemba and More is Now on YouTube
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2020

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW presented a first-time ever NYC concert event celebrating the songs from the musical Taking My Turn on March 9, 2020. The concert featured George Dvorsky (Scarlet Pimpernel, Passion), Nina Hennessey (Cats, Dreamgirls), James Jackson, Jr. (A Strange Loop), Sally Mayes (She Loves Me, Closer Than Ever) and more!

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