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Karen Trott

Playwright

Karen Trotthas performed The Springhill Singing Disaster for both Long Warf and the Actors Theatre of Louisville. On Broadway she originated roles in Strider and Barnum. Off-Broadway, she played leading roles in Song of Singapore, Tamara, Three Postcards (Playwrights Horizons), 1951, and performed The Beautiful Lady at The Public Theater, the Mark Taper Forum, and in Washington, DC (Helen Hayes Award Nomination). Other regional credits include Hamlet and Henry IV, Part 1 with Christopher Walken at the American Shakespeare Theater in Stratford, CT; Horton Foote’s Night Seasons with Jean Stapleton; as well as appearances at the Alley Theatre, Portland Stage Company, the Olney Theatre, and Canada’s Citadel Theatre. On film Karen played Maura in John Sayles’s Return of the Secaucus Seven. Television appearences include “Law & Order” and recurring roles as Dr. Tillman on “Loving” and Alice Millman in the ABC series “City Kids.” Trott is a member of Ensemble Studio Theatre and a frequent volunteer with the 52nd Street Project.  

Appears in
Three Postcards
The Springhill Singing Disaster (New Theater Wing)