Stage and TV actress, Karen Ziemba, has appeared in 11 Broadway shows. Her Broadway debut was in A Chorus Line as Diana Morales. Later, she played Peggy Sawyer, the lead in 42nd Street. Other Broadway roles include Polly Baker in Crazy for You, Roxie Hart in Chicago, and Belle Hagner in Teddy & Alice.
Karen has been nominated for 4 Tony Awards, once for Best Actress in a Musical for Steel Pier, and three times for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for Curtains, Never Gonna Dance, and she won the Tony for Contact in 2000 for her performance as the “timid, abused mafioso’s wife.”
She returned to Broadway in 2014, in the musical adaptation of Woody Allen’s Bullets Over Broadway as the character Eden Brent.
For various theater performances in New York City and around the country, Karen has also received Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Princess Grace Foundation, Bay Area Theatre Critics, and Joseph Jefferson Awards.
Karen has appeared on TV’s Madam Secretary, The Good Wife, Elementary, Law and Order’s S.V.U. & Criminal Intent., Scrubs, The Kennedy Center Honors, and PBS’s Great Performances.
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