Karen Peakes*

Karen is just over-the-moon grateful and thrilled to be making her debut with Gulfshore Playhouse during this historically challenging time. Primarily seen on the stages of Philadelphia, Karen has worked with The Walnut Street Theatre (Curious Incident of The Dog in the Nighttime; A Woman of No Importance; A Comedy of Tenors; Fallen Angels; Doubt; The Last of the Red Hot Lovers; and more), The Arden Theatre (A Little Night Music; Prayer for Owen Meany; 12th Night), The Wilma (Barrymore nomination for Best Supporting Actress, in The Real Thing), People’s Light (Barrymore nom for Best Actress, in Born Yesterday; Man From Nebraska; Sense and Sensibilty), and Act 2 Playhouse, InterAct, the Lantern, and others.
She has also performed with Shakespeare Santa Cruz, in California, (Winter’s Tale, and Pride and Prejudice), and The Peterborough Players, in New Hampshire, (Born Yesterday, Wait Until Dark), and The Folger Theatre, in DC (Henry VIII, Measure for Measure, Two Gents, Othello, MacBeth). Karen also narrates audiobooks for Brilliance Audio, Tantor Audio, and others, and can be found on audible.com.
She’s blessed to be performing with her dear husband, Ian, and is the proud mom of the best boy, Owen.