Katie Rose Clarke

As Hannah Campbell

KATIE ROSE CLARKE is best known for her portrayal of Glinda in the Broadway and National Touring Companies of Wicked, as well as for her portrayal of Clara Johnson in the PBS Live Broadcast and Lincoln Center productions of The Light in the Piazza.

Katie was born and raised in Southeast Texas, where she received her BFA in musical theatre from Sam Houston State University.  Upon graduating from college, she quickly moved to New York, auditioned for and won the role of Clara Johnson, replacing Kelli O’Hara in the Broadway production of The Light in the Piazza.  Clarke also played the role in the National Tour and the PBS National Broadcast, Live From Lincoln Center. 

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She was also seen in the East Coast premiere of Craig Lucas’ Prayer for My Enemy at The Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Bartlet Sher.

Katie went on to take over the role of Glinda on the First National Tour of Wicked for nearly 2 years, moving shortly thereafter to play the role in the Broadway production for 2 years.

Clarke made her cabaret debut at 54 Below in November of 2013, singing folk, blues, country and pop, as well as a sampling of her own original songs written with collaborator and music director Steven Jamail.

In 2014 Clarke portrayed the role of Laura Crosby in ​Tenderloin the York Theatre, working alongside Sheldon Harnick.  Also in 2014, she was the recipient of the Connecticut Critics’ Circle award for Best Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Cathy Hiatt in the Long Wharf Theatre’s production of The Last Five Years.

Most recently, Clarke was seen at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall as Mrs. Phagan in the Manhattan Concert Production of Parade, conducted by Jason Robert Brown

In TV and Film, Clarke’s recent work includes The Good Wife (CBS) and the upcoming independent film, Maybe There’s a Tree.

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