Artist Bio

Penelope Walker
Penelope Walker

Penelope Walker

(Bio as of October 2013)

Penelope Walker has appeared in the last seven seasons of A Christmas Carol, most recently as the Ghost of Christmas Present. Other Goodman credits include The StoryCrowns and Wit. Additional Chicago credits include Agnes of God, Doubt and The People's Temple at American Theater Company; Laura Jacqmin's 10 Virgins and Lydia R. Diamond's world-premiere production of Voyeurs de Venus (Black Theater Alliance Award nomination) at Chicago Dramatists; EclipsedGee's Bend and Bee-luther-hatchee (Black Theater Alliance Award nomination) at Northlight Theatre; J. Nicole Brooks’ world-premiere production of Black Diamond: The Years the Locusts Have Eaten at Lookingglass Theatre Company; Don DeLillo's Love Lies Bleeding at Steppenwolf Theatre Company and The Kennedy Center; Omnium Gatherum (After Dark Award) at Next Theatre Company; Chris-T with Ma'at Production Association of Afrikan Centered Theatre; The Clink at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble and Shakin' the Mess Outta Misery (Black Theater Alliance Award nomination) at Chicago Theatre Company. Recently, in Chicago, she’s been performing her own solo piece, How I Jack Master Funked the Sugar in My Knee Caps!  Ms. Walker has appeared regionally with the Alliance Theatre, Arena Stage, Hartford Stage and the Alley Theatre. Film and television credits include Severed TiesSomething Better Somewhere Else and Boss.

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  • A Christmas Carol Production Photos
  • A Christmas Carol Rehearsal Photos
  • A Christmas Carol Rehearsal Photos
  • A Christmas Carol Rehearsal Photos