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Caroline Sheen

 
Bio:
Training: Caroline was born and brought up in South Wales. She trained at Guildford School of Acting and was a proud member of the National Youth Theatre of Wales and Gwent Young People’s Theatre. Theatre includes: Mary in Mary Poppins (UK/USA tour, Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Training: Caroline was born and brought up in South Wales. She trained at Guildford School of Acting and was a proud member of the National Youth Theatre of Wales and Gwent Young People’s Theatre. Theatre includes: Mary in Mary Poppins (UK/USA tour, Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Premiere, 2019
Violet Newstead [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2009
Mary Poppins [Replacement]
  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 2004
Philia
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2000
Performer
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1985
Fantine [Replacement]

Caroline Sheen Biography

Training: Caroline was born and brought up in South Wales. She trained at Guildford School of Acting and was a proud member of the National Youth Theatre of Wales and Gwent Young People’s Theatre.

Theatre includes: Mary in Mary Poppins (UK/USA tour, Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead Actress), Clara in The Light in the Piazza (European premiere, Leicester Curve), Susan in Once in a Lifetime and Philia in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (NT), Truly Scrumptious in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (London Palladium), Sandy in Grease (Victoria Palace), Eponine in Les Misérables (Palace), Jennifer in The Witches of Eastwick (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, and Prince of Wales), understudy Sophie in Mamma Mia! (Prince Edward), Florinda in Into the Woods (Donmar Warehouse) and Marty, understudy Rizzo in Grease (Cambridge Theatre).

Concerts include: Michael Ball and Friends (Royal Opera House), Night of 1,000 Voices (Royal Albert Hall) and the opening performance at the Wales Millennium Centre.

Television includes: Hotel Babylon, Torchwood, Doctors and Henry VIII.

Recordings include: The Witches of Eastwick, Mamma Mia! and A Spoonful of Stiles and Drewe. Her debut solo album Raise the Curtain was released last year.



Caroline Sheen Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production Gold Star
Caroline SheenMary Poppins

Caroline Sheen News

Christopher Chung, Chelsea Halfpenny & More to Perform at Stiles + Drewe's 2022 Best  Photo Christopher Chung, Chelsea Halfpenny & More to Perform at Stiles + Drewe's 2022 Best New Song Prize Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022

Stiles + Drewe and Mercury Musical Developments announced a selection of starry performers to join the line-up for this year's Stiles + Drewe Best New Song Prize, which will be celebrated in concert at The Other Palace on Monday 21st November at 7.30pm.

Desmonda Cathabel Wins The 14th Annual Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer Of  Photo Desmonda Cathabel Wins The 14th Annual Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer Of The Year 2022 Competition
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022

Desmonda Cathabel from Jakarta, Indonesia, studying at the Royal Academy of Music, has beaten off stiff competition from 11 other talented young singers to be named the Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year.

Gina Beck, Joanne Clifton, and More Set For WEST END FOR UKRAINE Next Month Photo Gina Beck, Joanne Clifton, and More Set For WEST END FOR UKRAINE Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2022

A top line-up of West End stars will be taking to the stage at West End for Ukraine on Monday 9 May 2022 at the Charing Cross Theatre. The musical fundraiser is in aid of the UNICEF Ukraine Emergency Appeal, raising vital urgent funds for children in desperate need. 

stream.theatre Announces Pride Month Lineup Including TALES OF THE CITY THE MUSICAL,  Photo stream.theatre Announces Pride Month Lineup Including TALES OF THE CITY THE MUSICAL, CRUISE and HUSHABYE MOUNTAIN
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2021

From Jeff Whitty, the creator of Avenue Q, and the Scissor Sister's Jake Shears and John Garden comes ARMISTEAD MAUPIN'S TALES OF THE CITY, THE MUSICAL based on Armistead Maupin's landmark series of novels about San Francisco in the 70s. The presentation is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the premiere musical staging at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater in 2011.

Social Roundup: See Videos and Tweets From the #MoreThanViable, #NotLowSkilled Social Photo Social Roundup: See Videos and Tweets From the #MoreThanViable, #NotLowSkilled Social Media Protest
by Marianka Swain - Oct 8, 2020

The Performing Arts sector has united in a social media protest to highlight the urgent need for government help. Using the hashtags #MoreThanViable #NotLowSkilled, creatives and fans are uploading highlights of their skills and support on social media. Check out some of the posts below!

BWW Review: BEFORE AFTER, Southwark Playhouse Photo BWW Review: BEFORE AFTER, Southwark Playhouse
by Caroline Cronin - Sep 26, 2020

It's six years since Before After premiered at what was then the St James Studio, with Hadley Fraser and Caroline Sheen in the lead roles. It's a shame that it's taken so long for us to see it again, as it's a rather charming piece - made all the more so by the return of Fraser and his real-life partner Rosalie Craig.

THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK TRIBUTE at AN EVENING AT JOE'S ‚Ä" ACT TWO - Streamed for Fre Photo THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK TRIBUTE at AN EVENING AT JOE'S ‚Ä" ACT TWO - Streamed for Free 5th of Sept 8 PM GMT
by Annette Stolt - Sep 8, 2020

The Swedish Musical Star, Peter Jöback, created the role Michael in the world premier production of Witches of Eastwick in London, West End.

Guest Blog: Caroline Sheen On CAMELOT at the Watermill Theatre Photo Guest Blog: Caroline Sheen On CAMELOT at the Watermill Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Aug 28, 2020

The Watermill Theatre in Newbury is quite possibly one of the most idyllic theatres in the world. Its productions have reached all over the country, including the West End, and across the world, including Broadway.

Extra Performances Announced For Sell Out Summer Season At The Watermill, Plus Castin Photo Extra Performances Announced For Sell Out Summer Season At The Watermill, Plus Casting For CAMELOT
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2020

The Watermill's summer season of outdoor performances has been extended, now booking until Sunday 6 September.

Wake Up With BWW 6/1: Drama Desk Awards Postponed, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/1: Drama Desk Awards Postponed, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2020

Today's top stories: last night's Drama Desk Awards were postponed, and more!

Caroline Sheen Videos

VIDEO: Watch Ramin Karimloo, Liz Callaway, Louise Dearman, and More on KINGS OF BROAD Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Ramin Karimloo, Liz Callaway, Louise Dearman, and More on KINGS OF BROADWAY 2020

by Stage Tube - May 31, 2020

The online concert, KINGS OF BROADWAY 2020, was held today, May 31st. The concert celebrated the music of the legendary Broadway composers Jule Styne, Jerry Herman & Stephen Sondheim.

VIDEO: West End Cast of 9 TO 5 Performs Title Song Videoplay
VIDEO: West End Cast of 9 TO 5 Performs Title Song

by Alan Henry - Feb 19, 2019

It's time to pour yourself a cup of ambition! Last night, Dolly Parton's rollicking 9 to 5 the Musical opened in the West End. Check out video of the cast performing on BBC's One Show below!

VIDEO: Watch West End Stars Sing 'If We Only Have Love' For Childline
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

On the 9th November 35 stars of current West End Musicals released Jacques Brel's 'If We Only Have Love' in support of Childline, to spread the message of peace, love, and hope.

STAGE TUBE: Rebecca Luker Performs Two Original Songs by Georgia Stitt
by Stage Tube - Apr 9, 2015

Last month, composer Georgia Stitt along with violinist Victoria Paterson and Kate Baldwin reunited at SubCulture to perform 'Alphabet City Cycle.' Originally recorded in 2009, the song cycle with lyrics by Marcy Heisler consists of five songs about women alone in New York City.

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal for West End's PUTTING IT TOGETHER
by Stage Tube - Jan 6, 2014

Robert Mackintosh, St James Theatre and Hilary A Williams by arrangement with Cameron Mackintosh will present the Alex Parker production of PUTTING IT TOGETHER by Stephen Sondheim. First produced by Cameron Mackintosh in New York, with Julie Andrews over 20 years ago, the London premiere will be performed by a stellar, award-winning cast including: David Bedella, Daniel Crossley, Janie Dee, Damian Humbley and Caroline Sheen. The video below documents the first week the Cast and Creatives spent in rehearsal for the 2014 London Premiere at the St James Theatre. Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: Ramin Karimloo Sings 'Why Am I Falling' for #YourVoice Competition
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2013

In the video below, stage vet Ramin Karimloo (Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies) talks about the #YourVoice Competition to support BBC Children in Need and records the song 'Why Am I Falling'. Click to watch!

STAGE TUBE: LES MISERABLES' Beyond the Barricade: Episode 1
by Stage Tube - Apr 20, 2012

The LES MISERABLES London cast just started a new Q & A series with David Shannon, who is currently playing Jean Val Jean. In this video, Shannon answers fan questions and elaborates on his past work experience, challenges in the show, and embarrassing moments on stage.

STAGE TUBE: Ramin Karimloo, Hadley Fraser and the Cast of LES MIS on the Audience Olivier Award!
by Stage Tube - Mar 26, 2012

To celebrate the reaching of the Final 4 shortlist in the 2012 BBC Radio 2 Audience Award in this year's Olivier Awards, the full London Cast of LES MISERABLES have created a video to rally for votes. Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: MARY POPPINS' Caroline Sheen Sings 'A Simple Valley Song' From JET SET GO!
by - Apr 19, 2011

Caroline Sheen, recently back from the US where she starred in Mary Poppins, performs at her debut cabaret!

STAGE TUBE: The Cast of Mary Poppins Performs On Dancing With The Stars
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 3, 2010

Dancing With The Stars celebrated their 200th Episode with a special performance by the cast of Mary Poppins.


Caroline Sheen Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Caroline Sheen been in?
Caroline Sheen has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Caroline Sheen been in?
Caroline Sheen has appeared on London's West End in 4 shows.

What was Caroline Sheen's first West End show?
Caroline Sheen's first West End show was Les Miserables which opened in 1985

What awards has Caroline Sheen been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Mary Poppins .

What awards has Caroline Sheen won?
Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Mary Poppins.