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Sharon Sexton

 
Bio:
Originally from Ireland, Sharon trained at the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama in Dublin, where she studied acting and classical singing & was awarded the Showboat prize for Best Musical Theatre Performer, in her final year. She also holds a first class Masters in Directing for Theatre from UCD. ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Originally from Ireland, Sharon trained at the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama in Dublin, where she studied acting and classical singing & was awarded the Showboat prize for Best Musical Theatre Performer, in her final year. She also holds a first class Masters in Directing for Theatre from UCD. ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Return Engagement, 2018
Sloane
  [West End]
Original Production at London Coliseum, 2017
Sloane
  [West End]
West End Original Production, 2013
Ensemble
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2005
Ensemble [Replacement]


Sharon Sexton TV Shows

Storyland
 
[2016]
Jo Quinn

Sharon Sexton Biography

Originally from Ireland, Sharon trained at the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama in Dublin, where she studied acting and classical singing & was awarded the Showboat prize for Best Musical Theatre Performer, in her final year. She also holds a first class Masters in Directing for Theatre from UCD. She enjoys a diverse career as a musical theatre performer, commercial singer & cabaret artist.

Sharon was part of the final cast of the West End production of Billy Elliot the Musical (Lesley/Dead Mum cover) for which she was nominated for Broadway World's Best Understudy of the Year Award. Before this, she made her West End debut as part of the original company of Roddy Doyle's The Commitments directed by Jamie Lloyd, at The Palace Theatre.

She toured the UK with Biscuits For Breakfast's production of the hit, one woman show Somewhere Under The Rainbow - The Liza Minnelli Story, which has seen her win a host of awards for her portrayal of the icon. Other theatre credits include Conchita Alvarez in Barry Manilow's Copacabana (UK Tour), Fairy Godmother in Cinderella (Gaiety Theatre, Dublin), Kathleen Clarke in A Fit Wife For A Revolutionary, (Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin) Collagen in Anglo The Musical (Irish Premiere, Board Gáis Energy Theatre), Nancy in Oliver! (National Concert Hall, Dublin) Kate in Girls Night The Musical (Gaiety Theatre, Dublin & National Tour) Surfia in I-Keano, (Olympia Theatre, National Tour), Lily St Regis in Annie (National Concert Hall, Dublin) and Lucy Harris in Jekyll & Hyde (National Concert Hall). Most recently she has been part of the UK Tour of Mamma Mia! in the role of Donna.

In 2013 Sharon originated the role of Shannon in Irish the musical, which was recorded at the Wexford Opera House for PBS Television Broadcast. Workshop credits include Angela in Angela's Ashes The Musical, Nora in Himself & Nora and Anita Merendino in Wrong Turn At Lung Fish. Television credits include RTE's Fair City & the black comedy Quinn & O' Grady, where Sharon played the Role of Detective Quinn.

Sharon has also appeared as a soloist in concert with the National Concert Orchestra in The Board Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin.




Sharon Sexton News

Listen: BAT OUT OF HELL Star Alizé Cruz Talks Audition Process & Playing Raven on BR Photo Listen: BAT OUT OF HELL Star Alizé Cruz Talks Audition Process & Playing Raven on BREAKING THE CURTAIN
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 12, 2022

Following an interview last month with Travis Cormier who plays Strat; the leader of the Lost in Jim Steinman's Bat Out of Hell The Musical in Las Vegas, Breaking the Curtain is back with another interview, joined by Alizé Cruz. Alizé plays the role of Raven Falco; the daughter of Falco who catches the eye of Strat.

BAT OUT OF HELL " THE MUSICAL International Tour is Headed to  Auckland, Düsseldor Photo BAT OUT OF HELL " THE MUSICAL International Tour is Headed to Auckland, Düsseldorf, and More in 2023
by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2022

New and returning cast members have been announced for the International tour of Bat Out Of Hell. Learn more about where the musical is headed next!

Listen: BAT OUT OF HELL THE MUSICAL Star Travis Cormier Talks Audition Process & More Photo Listen: BAT OUT OF HELL THE MUSICAL Star Travis Cormier Talks Audition Process & More On BREAKING THE CURTAIN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022

BAT OUT OF HELL THE MUSICAL star Travis Cormier discusses his audition process, starring as Strat and more on BREAKING THE CURTAIN podcast. Listen here!

BAT OUT OF HELL Brings UK Tour to Milton Keynes Photo BAT OUT OF HELL Brings UK Tour to Milton Keynes
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2022

Bringing to life the legendary hits of Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf, the critically acclaimed production Bat Out of Hell – The Musical heads to Milton Keynes for two weeks from 14 June.

Musical Theatre Podcast 'Breaking The Curtain' Releases Third Season Photo Musical Theatre Podcast 'Breaking The Curtain' Releases Third Season
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 22, 2022

The series begins with a deep dive into the Life and Legacy of Jonathan Larson. The premiere week continues on January 28th with the first interview of Season 3, featuring 2021 International Lotte Lenya Competition Winner, Andrew Polec. The season begins on January 22nd and will be accompanied by a LIVE event with the co-hosts on their Facebook page at 3 pm EST/8 pm GMT.

Photos: Inside Gala Night For BAT OUT OF HELL The Musical Photo Photos: Inside Gala Night For BAT OUT OF HELL The Musical
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2022

All new photos have been released from the Gala night of Jim Steinman's BAT OUT OF HELL - The Musical at New Wimbledon Theatre on Tuesday 18 January. Guests in attendance included Nina Wadia, Janie Dee, Amy Hart and Amy Anzel. 

BWW Review: BAT OUT OF HELL, New Wimbledon Theatre Photo BWW Review: BAT OUT OF HELL, New Wimbledon Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jan 19, 2022

The songs of Meat Loaf and J.M Barrie’s story of Peter Pan are not an immediately obvious combination, but Bat Out Of Hell attempts to fuse these elements with hints of West Side Story, Rock Of Ages and Wagner-esque unrestrained theatricality.

BWW Interview: Rob Fowler Talks BAT OUT OF HELL UK and Ireland Tour Photo BWW Interview: Rob Fowler Talks BAT OUT OF HELL UK and Ireland Tour
by Eleni Cashell - Nov 10, 2021

Rob Fowler chats about what’s brought him back to Bat Out Of Hell, what's changed since its West End run, and the show's incredible fandom.

BWW Review: BAT OUT OF HELL, King's Theatre Photo BWW Review: BAT OUT OF HELL, King's Theatre
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Oct 20, 2021

Bringing to life the legendary anthems of Jim Steinman & Meat Loaf, this critically-acclaimed production uniquely combines the magic and excitement of a musical with the immense energy of rock ‘n’ roll. Join Strat, the forever young leader of rebellious gang ‘The Lost’ as he falls in love with Raven, the beautiful daughter of the tyrannical ruler of Obsidian.

Photos: First Look at the UK Tour of BAT OUT OF HELL Photo Photos: First Look at the UK Tour of BAT OUT OF HELL
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021

In  BAT OUT OF HELL - The Musical, the electrifying rock songs of Mr Steinman propel an epic story of rebellious youth and passion as Strat, the immortal leader of The Lost, has fallen in love with Raven, the beautiful daughter of the tyrannical ruler Falco. 

Sharon Sexton Videos

VIDEOS: West End Stars Perform Notes Of Love At Crazy Coqs Videoplay
VIDEOS: West End Stars Perform Notes Of Love At Crazy Coqs

by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2018

Leading West End performers Oliver Savile (Wicked), Christina Bennington (Bat Out Of Hell), Nadim Naaman (Phantom of the Opera) & Charlotte Wakefield (Crazy For You) performed 3 songs from Oliver Boito's debut EP Notes Of Love at Crazy Coqs as part of an evening of new Musical Theatre on Sunday 16th September 2018.

VIDEO: BAT OUT OF HELL's Christina Bennington Performs at The Crazy Coqs' New Musical Videoplay
VIDEO: BAT OUT OF HELL's Christina Bennington Performs at The Crazy Coqs' New Musical Theatre Showcase

by Stage Tube - Sep 23, 2018

Christina Bennington, currently starring as Raven in Bat Out Of Hell, performed at Crazy Coqs' New Musical Theatre Showcase recently.

BWW TV: Watch Rob Fowler and Sharon Sexton's Exclusive Backstage Tour of BAT OUT OF H Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Rob Fowler and Sharon Sexton's Exclusive Backstage Tour of BAT OUT OF HELL

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 20, 2018

We got a backstage tour of hit West End musical Bat out of Hell by current cast members Rob Fowler and Sharon Sexton. Find out their pre-show rituals and get a sneak peek at all of the rock 'n' roll that happens backstage to make every show happen. Watch the video below!

VIDEO: The Cast of BAT OUT OF HELL Gets Revved Up at West End Live Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of BAT OUT OF HELL Gets Revved Up at West End Live

by Stage Tube - Jun 16, 2018

West End's free outdoor performance event West End Live has kicked off today! The cast of Bat Out Of Hell got the audience revved up with their performance. Watch it below!

VIDEO: The Cast of BAT OUT OF HELL Finds Love on This Morning Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of BAT OUT OF HELL Finds Love on This Morning

by Stage Tube - May 14, 2018

Bat Out of Hell has sailed into the Dominion Theatre where it is playing an extended run through 27 October 2018. Check out the cast performing the number Dead Ringer for Love below!

VIDEO: The Dominion Gets Transformed for the Return of BAT OUT OF HELL Videoplay
VIDEO: The Dominion Gets Transformed for the Return of BAT OUT OF HELL

by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2018

Bat Out of Hell is coming back to London, and the Dominion Theatre is being transformed for its return! Check out a time-lapse of the progress below!

VIDEO: Get a 360 Degree Look at Rehearsals for BAT OUT OF HELL Videoplay
VIDEO: Get a 360 Degree Look at Rehearsals for BAT OUT OF HELL

by Stage Tube - Apr 9, 2018

Bat Out of Hell just released a video that allows you to go inside their rehearsals with a 360 degree view! Check it out below.

VIDEO: Watch BAT OUT OF HELL Tease London Return with Live Concert! Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch BAT OUT OF HELL Tease London Return with Live Concert!

by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2018

Jim Steinman's Bat Out of Hell is coming back to London next month, with performances beginning April 2. This will be a return to West End for the rock opera. It played a limited run at the London Coliseum earlier in 2017, in addition to runs at the Manchester Opera House and Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre. The show is also said to be eyeing a potential Broadway run as well.

VIDEO: BAT OUT OF HELL Takes the Words Right Out of Our Mouths on Opening Night in To Videoplay
VIDEO: BAT OUT OF HELL Takes the Words Right Out of Our Mouths on Opening Night in Toronto

by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

BAT OUT OF HELL THE MUSICAL celebrated a triumphant opening night on October 25th at the Ed Mirvish Theatre, and all of Toronto was out to join in the festivities. Hear from some of the city's biggest celebrities and - of course - the stars in the opening night video below!

VIDEO: BAT OUT OF HELL's Andrew Polec Road Trips from Philly to Toronto Videoplay
VIDEO: BAT OUT OF HELL's Andrew Polec Road Trips from Philly to Toronto

by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

BAT OUT OF HELL star Andrew Polec (Strat) took a road trip from Philadelphia to Toronto to start rehearsals for the show's North American Premiere. Hop along for the ride in the video below!


Sharon Sexton Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Sharon Sexton been in?
Sharon Sexton has not appeared on Broadway.

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

What was Sharon Sexton's first West End show?
Sharon Sexton's first West End show was Billy Elliot which opened in 2005


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@SharonSextonIRE - 3/30/22 11:08am We are recording our @53two concert this Sunday £10 a copy 100% of sales going directly to refugees stranded at Uk… https://t.co/XAF1VkRWaF


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