Karen Ziemba to star in ‘Bullets Over Broadway’

Jan 9, 2014, 5:37 PM

NEW YORK (AP) – The chance to work on Broadway with Woody Allen, Zach Braff and Susan Stroman were strong lures, but being able to cradle a dog onstage for the first time may have been the clincher for Tony Award-winner Karen Ziemba.

Ziemba has signed on to play Eden Brent, an aggressively perky actress, in the upcoming musical adaptation of Allen’s crime caper “Bullets Over Broadway.” A tiny dog named Mister Woofles will be her constant companion.

Says the actress: “This will be the first time I will actually be working with a live animal onstage.”

Ziemba won a Tony for “Contact” and also starred on Broadway in “Curtains” and “Steel Pier.”

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Karen Ziemba to star in ‘Bullets Over Broadway’