Artist Bio

Karen Aldridge

Karen Aldridge

(Bio as of January 2011)

Karen Aldridge most recently appeared at the Goodman in The Trinity River Plays during the 2010/2011 Season. Ms. Aldridge's Goodman credits include, Catherine in Proof (Black Theater Alliance Award—Ruby Dee Award for Best Leading Actress in a Play), Corinne in The Good Negro and Gladys in The Cook (Jeff Award nomination for Best Actress). Other Chicago credits include Olivia in Twelfth Night, Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Isabella in Edward II and Princess of France in Love’s Labour’s Lost at Chicago Shakespeare Theater; and Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize-nominated Man from Nebraska at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, where she originated the role of Tamyra. Other notable Chicago roles include Nina in The Seagull at Writers’ Theatre; and Joan in Far Away and Hester in In the Blood (Jeff Award nomination for Best Actress) at Next Theatre Company. Ms. Aldridge starred in the international tour of Le Costume, a French-language production directed by Peter Brook. Other regional credits include productions with the Indiana Repertory Theatre, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, American Conservatory Theater, Magic Theatre, Aurora Theatre Company and Marin Theatre Company; and film credits include The Dilemma, directed by Ron Howard.

View IMDb page      

Watch & Listen More

  • Proof Production Photos
  • Proof Production Photos
  • Proof Production Photos
  • Proof Production Photos