Karen Aldridge

Karen Aldridge

Karen Aldridge is happy to make her APT in FENCES. BROADWAY: originated the role of Mrs. Phelps in Matilda the Musical. INTERNATIONAL TOURS: Le Costume, and Battlefield directed by Peter Brook. Chicago credits: Hamlet, Tug of War: Parts 1 & 2, Twelfth Night, Macbeth, Edward II, Love's Labor's Lost (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre); Victims of Duty (A Red Orchid Theatre); How to Catch Creation, Trinity River Plays (Jeff Award nomination - Best Actress, BTAA Ruby Dee Award), The Good Negro, The Ballad of Emmett Till, The Cook (Jeff Award nomination – Best Actress), Proof (Jeff Award nomination - Best Actress, Goodman Theatre); The Qualms, Clybourne Park, Man from Nebraska (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); (Writers Theatre); Far Away, In the Blood (Jeff Award nomination - Best Actress, Next Theatre). REGIONAL: Hartford Stage, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, American Conservatory Theater, Magic Theatre, Aurora Theatre Company, Marin Theatre Company. TELEVISION: Boss (STARZ); Unforgettable, Blue Bloods (CBS); Chicago Fire, Chicago Med (NBC); The Get Down (Netflix, produced and directed by Baz Luhrmann

Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers