Karen Morrow

Actress and Singer
Born Dec 15, 1936

Karen Morrow is an American singer – actress best known for her work in musical theater. Her honors include an Emmy Award and a Theatre World Award, and an Ovation Award and five Drama-Logue Award nominations.

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1936 Birth Born on December 15, 1936.


1954 17 Years Old After graduating from St. Joseph Academy (Des Moines, Iowa) in 1954, she graduated from Clarke College in 1958. … Read More


1961 24 Years Old Her career there began with an appearance in the Off-Broadway show, Sing, Muse! in 1961; she won a 1962 Theatre World Award for her performance.
1963 26 Years Old She played Luce in a 1963 Off-Broadway revival of Rodgers & Hart's The Boys from Syracuse and a number of roles in City Center over the next five years, including The Most Happy Fella in 1966 as Cleo.
1964 27 Years Old Morrow's first Broadway production, I Had a Ball, with Buddy Hackett and Richard Kiley, opened in December 1964, and folded six months later amid lackluster reviews. … Read More


1968 31 Years Old Next she played Na'Ama in 1968's I'm Solomon, which vanished just as quickly (9 previews, 7 performances).
1971 34 Years Old In November 1971, she appeared as Babylove in The Grass Harp (co-starring Barbara Cook, based on Truman Capote's novel of the same name), which lasted one week at the Martin Beck Theatre, but brought her good notices, especially for her rendition of "Babylove Miracle Show".
1972 35 Years Old In 1972, Morrow appeared as Irene Jantzen in another short-lived Broadway production, The Selling of the President, which had 5 regular performances.


1986 49 Years Old Her last Broadway performance was as The Princess Puffer/Miss Angela Prysock in The Mystery of Edwin Drood, as a replacement, in December 1986. … Read More


2002 65 Years Old She can be heard on the 2002 concept album Miss Spectacular, a studio recording of an unproduced work by Jerry Herman, with whom she has worked and recorded extensively. … Read More
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