Karen Fraction, Broadway Dancer, Dies at 49

Obituaries   Karen Fraction, Broadway Dancer, Dies at 49
Karen Fraction, a Broadway performer who danced in the cast of the Broadway shows The Tap Dance Kid and the 1991 revival of Oh, Kay!, died Oct. 30. She was 49. The cause was breast cancer.
Karen Fraction
Karen Fraction

Born in Flint, MI, she attended Alelphi University, where she majored in communications. During he sophomore year, she was cast in a touring production of The Wiz. This lead to several Broadway gigs, including a 1987 revival of Cabaret. She toured Europe and Japan in Bob Fosse's Dancin'. She also participated in the famous 1985 concert version of Stephen Sondheim's Follies. In 1991, she and her husband moved to Florida. Her television credits include the Nickelodeon series "My Brother and Me," "Walker: Texas Ranger" and "Sheena."

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