In The Frame: Theatre Interviews from West End Frame

S4 Ep15: Karen Mavundukure, Effie White in Dreamgirls & Sofia in The Color Purple

April 23, 2021 West End Frame Season 4 Episode 15
In The Frame: Theatre Interviews from West End Frame
S4 Ep15: Karen Mavundukure, Effie White in Dreamgirls & Sofia in The Color Purple
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In The Frame: Theatre Interviews from West End Frame
S4 Ep15: Karen Mavundukure, Effie White in Dreamgirls & Sofia in The Color Purple
Apr 23, 2021 Season 4 Episode 15
West End Frame

After appearing on The X Factor (ITV), theatre producer Sonia Friedman invited Karen to audition for the role of Effie White in Dreamgirls.

Karen went on to make her West End debut as one of Amber Riley's alternates in the original West End production of Dreamgirls at the Savoy Theatre. She took over as Effie White for the show's second year, alongside Marisha Wallace and Moya Angela.

After completing Dreamgirls' run, Karen played Sophia in The Color Purple (Leicester Curve / Birmingham Hippodrome). She recently reprised her performance for the digital concert production.

Karen discusses her experience with The X Factor, conquering her performance as Effie, stepping back into The Color Purple during lockdown and lots more!

You can follow Karen on Twitter @karenmavx & Instagram @karenxmav

Hosted by Andrew Tomlins.
@Andrew_Tomlins

Thanks for listening!

Visit westendframe.co.uk for more info about our podcasts. 

Show Notes

After appearing on The X Factor (ITV), theatre producer Sonia Friedman invited Karen to audition for the role of Effie White in Dreamgirls.

Karen went on to make her West End debut as one of Amber Riley's alternates in the original West End production of Dreamgirls at the Savoy Theatre. She took over as Effie White for the show's second year, alongside Marisha Wallace and Moya Angela.

After completing Dreamgirls' run, Karen played Sophia in The Color Purple (Leicester Curve / Birmingham Hippodrome). She recently reprised her performance for the digital concert production.

Karen discusses her experience with The X Factor, conquering her performance as Effie, stepping back into The Color Purple during lockdown and lots more!

You can follow Karen on Twitter @karenmavx & Instagram @karenxmav

Hosted by Andrew Tomlins.
@Andrew_Tomlins

Thanks for listening!

Visit westendframe.co.uk for more info about our podcasts.