Artist Bio

Penelope Walker
Penelope Walker

Penelope Walker

(Bio as of August 2014)

Penelope Walker is entering her tenth season of A Christmas Carol. Other Goodman credits include The StoryCrowns and Wit. Additional Chicago credits include Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England  at Theater WitAgnes 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. Last year she began 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. She appeared in national commercials and voice overs. Her film and television credits include Severed TiesSomething Better Somewhere Else and Boss.

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  • A Christmas Carol Production Photos
  • A Christmas Carol Cast | What makes you joyful?
  • A Christmas Carol Production Photos
  • A Christmas Carol Rehearsal Photos