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Sharon is currently the Associate Director for SIX The Musical in Australia which has recently completed a sold out season at the Sydney Opera House and is about to embark on its’s Australian tour.



Sharon most recently starred as Caroline in Yve Blake’s FANGIRLS for Belvoir and Queensland Theatre Companies and as Joan in SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS for the Darlinghurst Theatre. For The Ensemble Theatre Sharon played Penny in Melanie Tait’s smash hit THE APPLETON LADIES POTATO RACE, starred as the eponymous heroine SHIRLEY VALENTINE and in Johanna Murray-Smith’s smash hit BOMBSHELLS. In BOMBSHELLS Sharon played all six roles in this one-woman play earning her a Sydney Theatre Award nomination for Leading Actress in a Play.

Taking time away from the stage Sharon embraced a new challenge as Resident Director and Resident Choreographer on the Disney blockbuster ALADDIN and was also Resident Director on Baz Luhrmann's extravagant production of STRICTLY BALLROOM.

Sharon is part of an elite group of women worldwide who have played both Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart in CHICAGO and she received Helpmann Awards for both roles as well as the Sydney Theatre Award for Roxie Hart.

Sharon played Meg Giry in the Australian premier of Andrew Lloyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES (Sydney Theatre Award nom) the spectacular sequel to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in which Sharon also played Meg Giry in the original Australian production.

Her other leading roles include Belle in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Mo Award), Columbia in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (Helpmann Award) Anita in WEST SIDE STORY, Demeter in CATS, Catherine in PIPPIN (Helpmann nomination), Sofia in SATANGO (Australian Dance Award), Sonia Walsk in THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG, Charity Hope Valentine in SWEET CHARITY (Helpmann Award nomination)

For the Sydney Theatre Company Sharon played Cordelia in FALSETTOS and Little Red Riding Hood in INTO THE WOODS for which she received the Sydney Theatre Award and Mo Award for best Supporting Actress.

Sharon comprised one third of the popular cabaret trio COMBO FIASCO who performed extensively throughout Australia and the USA where they received a MAC Award nomination for Best Vocal Comedy Act in New York and recorded their live album, HERE. Sharon was also part of an impressive lineup of women in the AUSTRALIA'S LEADING LADIES concert series

Her television credits include Spicks and Specks, Cops LAC, Home and Away, The Circle, Willing and Able and many performances on The Midday Show, IMT and Carols by Candlelight . Her feature film credits include Gretel Kileen's JIMMY AND GRET DON'T DO SEX and as Wendy Patterson in the Kath and Kim Filum KATH AND KIMDERELLA.

Other recent theatre performances include AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS for Ellis Productions, A PICASSO and LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS at the Ensemble Theatre, and Nora Ephron's LOVE LOSS AND WHAT I WORE and MY FIRST TIME, both at the Sydney Opera House

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New Queens Set For SIX THE MUSICAL in Australia

SIX the Musical has confirmed its new Australian cast! Learn more about the cast here!
BECOMING ELIZA is Headed to Melbourne in August

Australian-grown international star soprano Anna O’Byrne brings her critically acclaimed one-woman show Becoming Eliza home to Melbourne for one performance only at the Comedy Theatre, on Saturday, 26 August 7.30pm.
REVIEW: A BROADCAST COUP Considers Acceptable Workplace Relations Through The Lens Of Three Women At Different Stages Of Their Career

Melanie Tait’s (Playwright) new work, A BROADCAST COUP challenges audiences to speak up rather than sit idly by when they know something isn’t right. 
Ensemble Theatre Presents A BROADCAST COUP Next Month

Ensemble Theatre will stage the long-awaited world premiere of writer and broadcaster, Melanie Tait’s (The Appleton Ladies’ Potato Race) thought-provoking, sharp comedy, A BROADCAST COUP, from 26th January to 4th March 2023.
Heather Mitchell Will Bring Ruth Bader Ginsburg To Sydney Theatre Company's Wharf Theatre Stage This October

Heather Mitchell will bring the extraordinary life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Sydney Theatre Company's Wharf Theatre stage this October for the world premiere of acclaimed Australian lawyer-turned-playwright Suzie Miller's RBG: Of Many, One.
Heather Mitchell Is Trailblazer RBG In Acclaimed Playwright Suzie Miller's Latest Play

Heather Mitchell will bring the extraordinary life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Sydney Theatre Company's Wharf Theatre stage this October for the world premiere of acclaimed Australian lawyer-turned-playwright Suzie Miller's RBG: Of Many, One.
Review: BECOMING ELIZA at His Majesty's Theatre

What did our critic think of BECOMING ELIZA at His Majesty's Theatre? Anna O'Byrne has led quite the life, with a theatre resume that many could only dream of. Whilst her talent could easily speak for itself, she has taken time in creating BECOMING ELIZA to create a warm and inviting show that is more Anna O'Byrne than it is 'The girl who played Eliza.'
Ensemble Theatre Announces 2023 Season

Ensemble Theatre has announced its 2023 season, with everything from classics to new works, hilarious comedy, to touching drama. Next year sees another 10-play season take to the stage, featuring huge cast names and brilliant playwrights, with a focus on female writing and directing.
Listen: 'Let Them' Wax Ecstatic Remix From FANGIRLS: World Premiere Cast Recording Released

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has released the new single – a special remix track of the song “Let Them” by Wax Ecstatic – from FANGIRLS: World Premiere Cast Recording. Listen to the single here!
BWW REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On BECOMING ELIZA

In this world premiere, Australia’s much-loved star soprano Anna O’Byrne shares her honest and personal story of stepping into one of the most iconic roles in musical theatre – Eliza Doolittle. In BECOMING ELIZA, Anna O’Byrne reflects on her unique experience and shares stories about working intimately with an internationally adored icon Dame Julie Andrews who created the role sixty years ago
NORTH BY NORTHWEST Has Arrived In Sydney

Led by Director Simon Phillips, David Campbell and the incredible Australian cast have immersed themselves in this gripping production adapted for the stage by Carolyn Burns that combines the magic of film and theatre live on stage, featuring every twist, turn and hairbreadth escape from Hitchcock's original genius work.
Anna O'Byrne Will Lead BECOMING ELIZA At The Sydney Opera House

Australian-grown international star and soprano Anna O'Byrne will reveal the story of working with Dame Julie Andrews and perform Andrews' iconic songs in the world premiere of Becoming Eliza, at the Sydney Opera House from 9 – 12 June 2022.
Rehearsals Underway For NORTH BY NORTHWEST Sydney Premiere

Rehearsals have commenced for the thrilling stage adaption of Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest which has its Sydney Premiere at the Lyric Theatre for an exclusive and limited season from March 9 until April 3.
WATCH: New Lyric Video Released for 'Wait and See' From FANGIRLS

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS will celebrate the 2021 ARIA Award nomination of FANGIRLS: World Premiere Cast Recording for “Best Original Soundtrack or Musical Theatre Cast Album” with a special new animated lyric video. 
FANGIRLS World Premiere Cast Recording Out Today

 FANGIRLS: World Premiere Cast Recording – based on the award-winning Australian stage musical sensation – has been released in digital and streaming formats today, Thursday, April 29. Featuring book, musical and lyrics by wunderkind Yve Blake, the show will continue its Australian national tour at Arts Centre Melbourne through May 9.
BWW Exclusive: Hear 'Justice' from FANGIRLS A New Australian Musical

Ghostlight Records goes down under with the announcement that the label will present their first-ever Australian cast album. FANGIRLS: World Premiere Cast Recording – based on the award-winning Australian stage musical sensation – will be released in digital and streaming formats on Friday, April 30.
New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of April 19 - STEPHEN SONDHEIM ENCYCLOPEDIA, FANGIRLS Cast Recording, and more!

This week's list includes The Stephen Sondheim Encyclopedia, the original cast recording of Fangirls, and a book of interviews with Broadway's leading men, including Joel Grey, Ben Vereen, Norm Lewis, Gavin Creel, Cheyenne Jackson, and Jonathan Groff.
FANGIRLS World Premiere Cast Recording Now Available for Pre-Order

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS is going down under with the announcement that the label will present their first-ever Australian cast album. FANGIRLS: World Premiere Cast Recording – based on the award-winning Australian stage musical – will be released in digital and streaming formats on Friday, April 30.
Melanie Tait's THE APPLETON LADIES POTATO RACE Comes to Glen Street Theatre

From 13th to 16th May, Glen Street Theatre will welcome ABC Broadcaster, Author and Playwright Melanie Tait's funny, honest and heart-warming play The Appleton Ladies' Potato Race to the Northern Beaches for the first time.
New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of April 12 - Joey Contreras' IN PIECES, and More!

This week's list includes Life at Hamilton, a memoir written by a bartender at the hit musical, In Pieces, featuring highlights from the new musical by Joey Contreras, and more!

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