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Sharon D Clarke

 
Bio:
Sharon was born in London and her extensive experience covers major theatre, television, film and radio. She will be making her Broadway debut in Roundabout Theatre Production's Caroline, Or Change. Television: Treetog in Tree Fu Tom, the new CBBC animated series to be screened later this year. ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Sharon was born in London and her extensive experience covers major theatre, television, film and radio. She will be making her Broadway debut in Roundabout Theatre Production's Caroline, Or Change. Television: Treetog in Tree Fu Tom, the new CBBC animated series to be screened later this year. ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Linda Loman
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway Revival, 2021
Caroline Thibodeaux
  [West End]
West End Revival, 2019
Linda Loman
  [West End]
West End Revival, 2019
Cast
  [West End]
Young VIc Revival, 2019
Linda Loman
  [West End]
London Revival, 2018
Caroline Thibodeaux
  [West End]
UK Premiere, 2017
Performer
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2011
Oda Mae Brown
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2002
Killer Queen
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1997
Rose
  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1996
General Matilda B. Cartwright
  [West End]
London Production, 1994
Asaka
  [London Fringe]
Original London Production, 1988
Performer

Photos

André De Shields, Wendell Pierce, Sharon D Clarke, McKinley Belcher III and Delaney  Photo

André De Shields, Wendell Pierce, Sharon D Clarke, McKinley Belcher III and Delaney Williams

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09/19/2022
Chelsea Lee Williams, Blake DeLong, Lynn Hawley, Khris Davis, André De Shields, Wend Photo

Chelsea Lee Williams, Blake DeLong, Lynn Hawley, Khris Davis, André De Shields, Wendell Pierce, Sharon D. Clarke, McKinley Belcher III, Delaney Williams, Stephen Stocking, Grace Porter and Kevin Ramessar

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Date:
09/19/2022
André De Shields, Wendell Pierce, Sharon D. Clarke and McKinley Belcher III  Photo

André De Shields, Wendell Pierce, Sharon D. Clarke and McKinley Belcher III

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09/19/2022
Andre De Shields, Sharon D. Clarke, Angela Bassett, Wendell Pierce, McKinley Belcher  Photo

Andre De Shields, Sharon D. Clarke, Angela Bassett, Wendell Pierce, McKinley Belcher III and Khris Davis

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Date:
09/19/2022
Wendell Pierce and Sharon D. Clarke  Photo

Wendell Pierce and Sharon D. Clarke

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Date:
09/19/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Linda Loman

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway Revival, 2021
Caroline Thibodeaux

  [West End]
West End Revival, 2019
Linda Loman

  [West End]
West End Revival, 2019
Cast

  [West End]
Young VIc Revival, 2019
Linda Loman

  [West End]
London Revival, 2018
Caroline Thibodeaux

  [West End]
UK Premiere, 2017
Performer

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2011
Oda Mae Brown

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2002
Killer Queen

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1997
Rose

  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1996
General Matilda B. Cartwright

  [West End]
London Production, 1994
Asaka

  [London Fringe]
Original London Production, 1988
Performer

Sharon D Clarke Biography

Sharon was born in London and her extensive experience covers major theatre, television, film and radio. She will be making her Broadway debut in Roundabout Theatre Production's Caroline, Or Change.

Television: Treetog in Tree Fu Tom, the new CBBC animated series to be screened later this year. Mrs Dixon in The Shadow Line (BBC1); Panel judge on prime time show Last Choir Standing (BBC) and also a judge for BBC Radio 2's Young Chorister of the Year 2010. Series regular Dr Lola Griffin in Holby City (BBC) for which she received a Screen Nation Award for Best Female Performance on TV. The Bill (Talkback Thames); Grandma Flossie in The Crust (CBBC); Waking the Dead (BBC); Soldier Soldier (Carlton); Broken Glass (BBC); Between the Lines (BBC); Children's Ward (Granada); Stop, Look and Listen Mary Seacole (Channel 4); Past Caring (BBC); The Singing Detective (BBC); Here & Now (Central); Eastenders (BBC) and Narrator/Singer in Where's Boo (CBBC).

West End credits include: Motormouth Maybelle in Hairspray (Shaftesbury); Mama Morton in Chicago (Adelphi); originating the role of Killer Queen in We Will Rock You (Dominion) for which she received an Olivier nomination and a WhatsOnStage.com Award; Rafiki in The Lion King (Lyceum); Joanne in Rent (Shaftesbury); Rose in Stepping Out (Albery); Asaka in Once on This Island (Royalty Theatre) for which she received an Olivier nomination; Mama I Want To Sing where she took over the role of Mama Winter during Doris Troy's absence (Cambridge); and Blues In The Night (Piccadilly).

Other theatre credits include: Asaka in Once On This Island (Hackney Empire, Birmingham Rep and Nottingham Playhouse); Fairy Godmother in Cinderella and Charity the Good Witch in Mother Goose for The Hackney Empire. Sharon has also voiced the roles of Davina the Diva Harp in Jack and the Beanstalk; Carmina the Camel in Aladdin; Bentalina the Theatre Cat in A Christmas Carol and Meyonce the Mouse in Cinderella for the Hackney Empire. The Vagina Monologues at The Grand Theatre (Wolverhampton), Hackney Empire, Churchill Bromley and New Theatre (Hull); Lost & Found - a one woman show (Bridewell Theatre and Lyric Hammersmith); Miss Sherman in Fame (Spektrum Oslo and Swedish tour); General Cartwright in Guys And Dolls (RNT); Rent Party, Party Girls, Zumbi and Running Dream (Theatre Royal Stratford East) and the voice of Audrey 2 in Little Shop of Horrors (Bubble Theatre/Leicester Haymarket).

Film: Secret Society, Dinner Date and Beautiful People.

Sharon has also achieved chart success including: The FPI Project's remake of Going Back To My Roots which reached no. 8 in the singles chart and a no. 1 club hit with Happiness. As Nomad, songs include: Just A Groove, Your Love Is Lifting Me, and (I Wanna Give You)...Devotion which reached no. 2 in the singles chart.

Sharon D Clarke Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Sharon D Clarke, Caroline, Or Change
 
Drama League Awards - 2022 - Distinguished Performance Awards
Sharon D Clarke, Caroline, or Change
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Sharon D Clarke, Caroline, Or Change
 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Sharon D Clarke, Caroline, or Change
 
Olivier Awards - 2014 - Best Actress in a Supporting Role Gold Star
Sharon D ClarkeThe Amen Corner
 
Olivier Awards - 2003 - Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical or Entertainment
Sharon D Clarke, We Will Rock You
 
Olivier Awards - 1995 - Best Supporting Performance in a Musical
Sharon D Clarke, Once On This Island

Sharon D Clarke News

VIDEO: Wendell Pierce Talks DEATH OF A SALESMAN Legacy on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Photo VIDEO: Wendell Pierce Talks DEATH OF A SALESMAN Legacy on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Oct 5, 2022

Wendell Pierce sat down with Robin Roberts on Good Morning America this morning to discuss starring in Death of a Salesman on Broadway, the actors who have played the role before him, mentoring young actors, and more. The interview also included new performance footage from the production. Watch the complete video interview now!

Wendell Pierce, Sharon D. Clarke and André De Shields to Discuss DEATH OF A SALESMAN Photo Wendell Pierce, Sharon D. Clarke and André De Shields to Discuss DEATH OF A SALESMAN Next Week at 92NY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022

In a co-presentation with NYPL‚Äôs Schomburg Center, the stars of the Broadway revival of Arthur Miller‚Äôs Death of a Salesman‚ÄĒWendell Pierce (Willy Loman), Sharon D. Clarke (Linda Loman) and Andr√© De Shields (Ben Loman)‚ÄĒwill discuss the play‚Äôs legacy and their new production alongside its director Miranda Cromwell on October 3.

Don't Miss Out on the TodayTix Friends & Family Sale With $20 Off! Photo Don't Miss Out on the TodayTix Friends & Family Sale With $20 Off!
by Team BWW - Sep 30, 2022

Join the TodayTix family! For a limited time, TodayTix is extending their employee discount to their loyal customers, and our BroadwayWorld readers!

Photos: The Cast of DEATH OF A SALESMAN Takes Their Bows at First Preview Photo Photos: The Cast of DEATH OF A SALESMAN Takes Their Bows at First Preview
by Bruce Glikas - Sep 19, 2022

Previews began on September 17, for the 17-week engagement of Death of a Salesman. The opening night performance is scheduled for Sunday, October 9 at the Hudson Theatre. Check out photos from the show's first preview curtain call! 

Meet the Cast of DEATH OF A SALESMAN, Beginning Previews Tonight! Photo Meet the Cast of DEATH OF A SALESMAN, Beginning Previews Tonight!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2022

Previews begin tonight, September 17, for the 17-week engagement of Death of a Salesman. The opening night performance is scheduled for Sunday, October 9 at the Hudson Theatre. Meet the cast bringing this iconic play to life!

VIDEO: Wendell Pierce and André De Shields Talk DEATH OF A SALESMAN Photo VIDEO: Wendell Pierce and André De Shields Talk DEATH OF A SALESMAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 16, 2022

Broadway will welcome Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman on Saturday, September 17th at 8 PM at the Hudson Theatre (141 West 44th Steet). The production released two videos from the show’s stars, Wendell Pierce and André De Shields, celebrating the show’s first performance. Opening night is set for Sunday, October 9th.

DEATH OF A SALESMAN Sets Rush Ticket Policy; Complete Cast Announced Photo DEATH OF A SALESMAN Sets Rush Ticket Policy; Complete Cast Announced
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2022

Broadway's upcoming production of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman announced it will offer day-of $35 rush tickets via TodayTix.

Front Row Productions Names Lamar Richardson 2022 Fellow Photo Front Row Productions Names Lamar Richardson 2022 Fellow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2022

Stephen Byrd & Alia Jones-Harvey’s Front Row Productions Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, named Lamar Richardson as the 2022 Front Row Productions Fellow.

What's Coming to Broadway in Fall 2022? Photo What's Coming to Broadway in Fall 2022?
by Team BWW - Sep 10, 2022

A new Broadway season has officially begun! Two Broadway shows (Into the Woods and The Kite Runner) have already kicked off the 2022/23 theatre season this summer and a whole lot more are on the way. As the weather starts to cool, get ready for 15 (and counting) new productions, which will take their first Broadway bows this autumn. What are the best shows on Broadway this fall...?

See the DEATH OF A SALESMAN Cast, Tom Stoppard and More at 92NY in September and Octo Photo See the DEATH OF A SALESMAN Cast, Tom Stoppard and More at 92NY in September and October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

September/October literary events at 92NY will feature Ian Mcewan, Tom Stoppard, Sharon Olds, the stars of Death of a Salesman and more.

Sharon D Clarke Videos

VIDEO: Wendell Pierce Talks DEATH OF A SALESMAN Legacy on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Wendell Pierce Talks DEATH OF A SALESMAN Legacy on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Oct 5, 2022

Wendell Pierce sat down with Robin Roberts on Good Morning America this morning to discuss starring in Death of a Salesman on Broadway, the actors who have played the role before him, mentoring young actors, and more. The interview also included new performance footage from the production. Watch the complete video interview now!

VIDEO: Wendell Pierce and André De Shields Talk DEATH OF A SALESMAN VideoVIDEO: Wendell Pierce and André De Shields Talk DEATH OF A SALESMAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 16, 2022

Broadway will welcome Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman on Saturday, September 17th at 8 PM at the Hudson Theatre (141 West 44th Steet). The production released two videos from the show’s stars, Wendell Pierce and André De Shields, celebrating the show’s first performance. Opening night is set for Sunday, October 9th.

VIDEO: Meet the Stars of Broadway-Bound DEATH OF A SALESMAN VideoVIDEO: Meet the Stars of Broadway-Bound DEATH OF A SALESMAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 23, 2022

Rehearsals are officially underway for the upcoming Broadway production of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, which is due to open on October 9 at the Hudson Theatre. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day! Check out interviews with the cast in this video.

VIDEO: Watch PBS' Complete REOPENING: THE BROADWAY REVIVAL Documentary VideoVIDEO: Watch PBS' Complete REOPENING: THE BROADWAY REVIVAL Documentary
by Michael Major - Jan 19, 2022

Reopening features behind-the-scenes access to shows including 'Wicked,' 'Jagged Little Pill,' 'The Phantom of the Opera,' 'Diana,' 'Come From Away,' 'Waitress,' and more, following each production's journey as cast and crew reunite, rehearse and re-stage for their long-anticipated reopening nights.

BWW Exclusive: Watch WAITRESS, ALADDIN & TINA Prepare to Reopen in New PBS Documentar VideoBWW Exclusive: Watch WAITRESS, ALADDIN & TINA Prepare to Reopen in New PBS Documentary Clip
by Michael Major - Jan 17, 2022

Check out an exclusive clip of the Broadway casts of Aladdin, Waitress, and Tina: the Tina Turner Musical returning to rehearsals after the shutdown, including interviews with Michael James Scott, Sara Bareilles, and Adrienne Warren. The documentary will also feature interviews with Lea Salonga, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Kristin Chenoweth, and more.

VIDEO: Hangin' on 54th Street with CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Star Sharon D Clarke VideoVIDEO: Hangin' on 54th Street with CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Star Sharon D Clarke
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 13, 2021

Broadway has been a long time coming for Sharon D Clarke. The two-time Olivier Award winner finally makes her debut this season in a star-making performance in Roundabout Theatre Company's Caroline, or Change.

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of CAROLINE, OR CHANGE on Broadway! VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of CAROLINE, OR CHANGE on Broadway!
by Team BWW - Oct 29, 2021

After 18 years, Caroline Thibodeaux is back on Broadway. Caroline, or Change, the beloved musical by Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori, returned to Broadway Wednesday night at Studio 54 in a stunning new revival from Roundabout Theatre Company.

VIDEO: Watch Sharon D Clarke & Company in CAROLINE, OR CHANGE on Broadway VideoVIDEO: Watch Sharon D Clarke & Company in CAROLINE, OR CHANGE on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 27, 2021

Tonight, October 27, Roundabout Theatre Company’s new Broadway production of the Tony Award nominated and Olivier Award-winning musical Caroline, or Change officially opens on Broadway at Studio 54. Check out  footage of Clarke and company in action!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Perform 'Salty Teardrops' on LATE NIGHT VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Perform 'Salty Teardrops' on LATE NIGHT
by Michael Major - Oct 27, 2021

Nya, Nasia Thomas, and Harper Miles performed on The Late Show with Seth Meyers as the 'Radio' from Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of Caroline, or Change with a performance of 'Salty Teardrops'. Watch the full performance now!

VIDEO: Go Inside CAROLINE, OR CHANGE's First Night on Broadway! VideoVIDEO: Go Inside CAROLINE, OR CHANGE's First Night on Broadway!
by Team BWW - Oct 9, 2021

The new Broadway production of the Tony Award nominated and Olivier Award-winning musical Caroline, or Change, began previews, last night at Studio 54. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer was in attendance to address the crowd and pay a visit backstage with the cast and creatives.


Sharon D Clarke Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Sharon D Clarke been in?
Sharon D Clarke has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Sharon D Clarke been in?
Sharon D Clarke has appeared on London's West End in 10 shows.

What was Sharon D Clarke's first West End show?
Sharon D Clarke's first West End show was Once On This Island which opened in 1994

What awards has Sharon D Clarke been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Caroline, Or Change , Distinguished Performance Awards (Drama League Awards) for Caroline, or Change , Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Caroline, Or Change , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Caroline, or Change , Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Olivier Awards) for The Amen Corner Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical or Entertainment (Olivier Awards) for We Will Rock You and Best Supporting Performance in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Once On This Island .

What awards has Sharon D Clarke won?
Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Olivier Awards) for The Amen Corner.

What is Sharon D Clarke next theatre project?
Sharon D Clarke's next show will be Death of a Salesman which opens on 10/9/2022 on Broadway.