Saturday, July 17 - 8pm
Cacophony Daniels is thrilled to make her Sharon Playhouse debut! Known as the Belty Broad From Broadway, she’s a live-singing drag darling from New York City who has toured internationally with her cabarets, including Wanna Bette?, her tribute to Bette Midler, and Under The ‘C’, her tribute to the late Howard Ashman, for which she received a 2017 Bistro Award. You may also have seen Cacophony as the prissy “Queen Bee” on The Mysteries of Laura opposite Debra Messing on NBC. Along with being seen in LGBTQ travel destinations such as Fire Island, Provincetown, and Puerto Vallarta, Cacophony makes regular appearances at Stonewall, The Duplex, Don’t Tell Mama, and aboard Atlantis Cruises, and performs live every Tuesday on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter for home audiences.
Sunday, July 25 - 2pm
THE EMERALD TRIO
Join the Emerald Trio on this exciting, exotic journey exploring Broadway medleys from your favorite shows, music depicting the otherworldliness of an African desert, Tango, and upstate NY (country hoedown! Written by our own James Sheppard) ending with a fiery arrangement of Stravinsky’s Infernal dance. Comprised of veteran Broadway Musicians with extensive orchestral and recording experience, the award winning Emerald Trio strives to present programs drawing from their diverse backgrounds, incorporating cabaret, theater, jazz, world music and unknown, seldom performed works.
Friday, July 30 - 8pm
Starring Broadway's Carter Calvert. Go behind the scenes with Broadway Star and Star of “Always Patsy Cline” (opposite Alison Argrim here at Playhouse) Carter Calvert. Ms. Calvert has gained rave reviews and accolades all over the country for her portrayal of this legendary country icon. She captures Patsy Cline’s iconic musical style perfectly while infusing informative storytelling, humor and personal stories that will charm and delight audiences of all ages. Hits include Crazy, Waking After Midnight, I Fall To Piece, She’s Got You and many more!
Friday, August 6 - 8pm
Tony Nominee and star of
Phantom Of The Opera On Broadway
Leading man Hugh Panaro has made his mark as both the title character and his rival Raoul in Broadway’s long running hit The Phantom of the Opera. Panaro has also played dual roles in Les Miserables on Broadway (Marius) and in Philadelphia (Jean Valjean). His Broadway credits include the title role in Lestat and Buddy in Side Show, plus the title role in the American premiere of Martin Guerre and Ravenal in a London revival of Show Boat.
Friday, August 20 - 8pm
Michael Brown returns to the Sharon Playhouse after several years since his Motown and 60 & 70's sold out shows. Timing could not be more perfect to bring an uplifting and joyful performance to the Playhouse this summer. Boy, do we ever need it after months of lockdown and uncertainty! Michael is no stranger to this area. He is known for his work with students at the Hotchkiss, Westover, Taft, Miss Porters schools and most recently, Sacred Heart University....doing what he does best, teaching and sharing Gospel and Inspirational music. Michael has traveled extensively in Europe and Australia bringing his music to lively and receptive audiences. Miller High Life, KFC, and Greyhound were a few of the national jingles on which he was featured. " Dancing to your Music" was Brown's first single recorded on the CBS label in the early 80's. Dick Clark played it on his weekend show and received the highest rating for that particular show. Michael is excited to, once again bring some foot stomping, hand clapping, and joyful sounds to the Sharon Playhouse!
Sunday, August 22 - 3pm
Star of Stage, Screen and TV
It was John’s performances in the major showrooms of Las Vegas that established him as one of America’s foremost entertainers. But you’ve got to see him live! While he still is. American audiences probably know him best as the TV host of The Hollywood Squares, and That’s Incredible! , as well as the guest host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (80 evenings, more than any other singer). Remember when he co-starred with Sally field in the TV series The Girl With Something Extra? (And had a crush on her, by the way. Now, she never calls.) John arrived on Broadway where he debuted in Foxy, starring Burt Lahr. later he would star in State Fair and won a Theater Guild Award for playing Curly in the Broadway revival of Oklahoma! TV producer Bob Banner molded John’s career by casting him in (his TV debut) in The Fantasticks. He then hosted his own daytime talk show, too many beauty pageants, as well as The Kraft Summer Music Hall with regulars George Carlin, Flip Wilson, and Richard Pryor. He’s also a movie star! You might know him now from his Disney films including The Happiest Millionaire.
Friday, September 3 - 8pm
MARIA B. HICKEY
Maria B. Hickey Is thrilled to be returning to the Sharon Playhouse after last appearing on stage here in The Full Monty (Georgie) and Chicago (Mona Lipshitz). Other stage credits include Cabaret (Sally), Jekyll & Hyde (Lucy), Into The Woods (The Baker's Wife), Proof (Claire), The Last Five Years (Cathy), Tommy (Mrs. Walker), Falsettos (Trina), The Drowsy Chaperone (Janet), The Marvelous Wonderettes (Cindy Lou), Next To Normal (Diana) which she was Nominated for Broadway World’s 2018 Best Actress in a Musical, Off-Broadway’s The Footshooters (Ingrid). Maria has worked as a professional vocalist for over 20 years and can also be heard on radio ads and audio book recordings.
Friday, September 10 - 8pm
KERRI LOUISE - COMEDIAN
Comic Kerri Louise has just appeared on a new Showtime Comedy Special Called “Funny Women of a Certain Age”, streaming now. She’s been on Oprah, Dr. Oz, and The Howard Stern Show. Kerri Louise was a finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and starred in her own reality TV show Called “Two Funny”, on The WE Network. Kerri has been featured on Comedy Central, VH1 and TrueTV countless times. She’s been on The Montel Williams show, The Apprentice, and Americas Got Talent. You’ve seen her on Comics Unleashes and Gotham Live. As well as doing warm up for The View. She performs at the top comedy clubs and festivals nationwide. www.KerriLouise.com
Sunday, September 12 - 2pm
Jalynn Steele is an energetic light, here to shine joy and her love of performance to everyone. Through the years she has graced many stages across the world and is extremely excited to join Arsenic & Old Lace for The Sharon Playhouse. Credits include; Broadway: The Lightning Thief: A Percy Jackson Musical, Off Broadway: Sistas: The Musical, National/International Tour: Fosse, Regional Theatre: Mamma Mia, Beehive, and Little Shop of Horrors. Other credits; Sesame Street, After Midnight, Rock of Ages, Burn the Floor, The Wiz, Songs for a New World, and recently, many virtual performances. Her life’s creed, “Live, laugh & love!”
Friday, September 17 - 8pm
Join Wanda Huston as she brings her all new show to the Sharon Playhouse. NO, NO WANDA! is a journey of songs from shows of the musical theater world that the incomparable Ms. Houston has either seen or been in, that were DENIED her because SHE IS A WOMAN!! Come spend a fun and festive evening with as she tells the tales and stories of the roles that are traditionally for men that she loves to sing.
Sunday, September 19 - 2pm
Star of our smash production of Disney's Beauty and The Beast, Trevor Martin is elated to return to the Sharon Playhouse to present his one-man show NIGHT AND DAY! Come join him in an enchanted evening of music; journeying through the night from the Music of the Night to Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin' in this multi-genre cabaret.
Friday, September 24 - 8pm
AMANDA LEA LAVERGNE
Amanda is a NY based actress who has appeared on Broadway in Annie, The People In The Picture, and Grease. Her Off-Broadway credits include This One’s For The Girls and Loveless Texas. Regionally she has starred in Crazy for You, Anything Goes, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Singin’ In The Rain, Shout!, Gypsy, All Shook Up, The Little Mermaid, Beehive, and A Chorus Line. Amanda has also toured the US with Crazy For You, Hairspray, and Disney’s High School Musical. Amanda recently made her Australian debut alongside Anthony Warlow in Jekyll and Hyde.