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Sharon Wheatley

 
Bio:
Sharon Wheatley originated the role of Diane in Come From Away and appears on the cast album. Previous Broadway includes Avenue Q, Les Miserables, Cats and The Phantom of the Opera. Also a writer, her published memoir ‚ÄėTil The Fat Girl Sings is available on her website www.sharonwheatley.com and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Sharon Wheatley originated the role of Diane in Come From Away and appears on the cast album. Previous Broadway includes Avenue Q, Les Miserables, Cats and The Phantom of the Opera. Also a writer, her published memoir ‚ÄėTil The Fat Girl Sings is available on her website www.sharonwheatley.com and ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Diane & Others
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Ford's Theater Production, 2016
Performer
Performer [Replacement]
Performer [Replacement]
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2006
Angelette Imogene Charlene
  [Las Vegas]
Las Vegas Production, 2005
Performer
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
World Premiere, 2003
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Page [Replacement]
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Jennyanydots [Replacement]

Sharon Wheatley Biography

Sharon Wheatley originated the role of Diane in Come From Away and appears on the cast album. Previous Broadway includes Avenue Q, Les Miserables, Cats and The Phantom of the Opera. Also a writer, her published memoir ‚ÄėTil The Fat Girl Sings is available on her website www.sharonwheatley.com and on Amazon. Sharon is joyfully mother to Charlotte (20) and Beatrix (10) who make life worth living. Many thanks to Rachel Hoffman, Craig Holzberg, and Chris Ashley. For Mom and Dad.




Sharon Wheatley News

COME FROM AWAY Creators & Cast Members to Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Game Night Photo COME FROM AWAY Creators & Cast Members to Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Game Night
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 2022

Come From Away's Astrid Van Wieren, James Seol, Petrina Bromley, Sharon Wheatley, and creators Irene Sankoff and David Hein will join Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley for a Stars in the House Game Night, October 3, at 8pm ET/5pm PT. 

Jenn Colella, Petrina Bromley, and Josh Breckenridge Will Return to COME FROM AWAY Fo Photo Jenn Colella, Petrina Bromley, and Josh Breckenridge Will Return to COME FROM AWAY For Final Two Weeks On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2022

COME FROM AWAY will welcome original Broadway cast members Josh Breckenridge, Petrina Bromley and Jenn Colella¬† back to ‚ÄúThe Rock‚ÄĚ for the show's final two weeks on Broadway!

Photos: WICKED, FUNNY GIRL, 1776 And More Take The Stage At Broadway in Bryant Park Photo Photos: WICKED, FUNNY GIRL, 1776 And More Take The Stage At Broadway in Bryant Park
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 18, 2022

Broadway in Bryant Park is back! iHeartMedia New York's 106.7 LITE FM returned yesterday for the second performance in the 2022 season of the beloved series. See photos from today's show!

Wake Up With BWW 7/22: New Queens Will Join SIX on Broadway, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/22: New Queens Will Join SIX on Broadway, and More!
by - Jul 22, 2022

Today's top stories include new casting for Six on Broadway! New queens joining the cast include Bre Jackson as Catherine of Aragon, Brennyn Lark as Catherine Parr, and two new Alternates, Ayla Ciccone-Burton and Holli' Conway. Keri René Fuller will also return as Jane Seymour.

VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Performs 'Welcome to the Rock' on the TODAY SHOW Photo VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Performs 'Welcome to the Rock' on the TODAY SHOW
by Michael Major - Jul 21, 2022

Watch the cast of Come From Away perform 'Wecome to the Rock' on TODAY this morning, as part of the show's Citi Music Series. The performance featured Jenn Collela, Astrid Van Wieren, Emily Walton, Sharone Sayegh, Gene Weygandt, Sharon Wheatley, Paul Whitty, Josh Breckenridge, John Jellison, Tony LePage, and more.

COME FROM AWAY to Perform on the TODAY SHOW on Thursday Photo COME FROM AWAY to Perform on the TODAY SHOW on Thursday
by Michael Major - Jul 18, 2022

COME FROM AWAY currently features Jenn Colella, Petrina Bromley, De'Lon Grant, Becky Gulsvig, Caesar Samayoa, James Seol, Q. Smith, Sharone Sayegh, Astrid Van Wieren, Emily Walton, Jim Walton, Gene Weygandt, Sharon Wheatley, Paul Whitty, Josh Breckenridge, John Jellison, Tony LePage, Monette McKay, Happy McPartlin and Julie Reiber.

COME FROM AWAY Canceled Tonight Due to Covid-19 Photo COME FROM AWAY Canceled Tonight Due to Covid-19
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2022

Come From Away on Broadway has been canceled tonight due to the detection of Covid-19 cases within the company.

Photos: COME FROM AWAY Company Celebrates Becoming Longest Running Show in Schoenfeld Photo Photos: COME FROM AWAY Company Celebrates Becoming Longest Running Show in Schoenfeld Theatre History
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 16, 2022

COME FROM AWAY has become the longest-running show in the 105-year history of Broadway‚Äôs Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. To mark the milestone, West 45th Street was renamed ‚ÄúCome From A-Way‚ÄĚ for a day. Check out photos here!

COME FROM AWAY Becomes Longest Running Show in Schoenfeld Theatre History Tonight Photo COME FROM AWAY Becomes Longest Running Show in Schoenfeld Theatre History Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022

Come From Away officially becomes the longest running show in the 105-year history of the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre today with its 1,544th Broadway performance, surpassing the original production of JEKYLL & HYDE.

COME FROM AWAY Will Play Final Broadway Performance This Fall Photo COME FROM AWAY Will Play Final Broadway Performance This Fall
by Alan Henry - Jun 8, 2022

After 1,670 performances and 25 previews on Broadway, the Tony & Olivier Award-winning smash hit musical COME FROM AWAY will play its final Broadway performance this fall. Find out when the show is closing, how to get tickets & more.

Sharon Wheatley Videos

VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Performs 'Welcome to the Rock' on the TODAY SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Performs 'Welcome to the Rock' on the TODAY SHOW

by Michael Major - Jul 21, 2022

Watch the cast of Come From Away perform 'Wecome to the Rock' on TODAY this morning, as part of the show's Citi Music Series. The performance featured Jenn Collela, Astrid Van Wieren, Emily Walton, Sharone Sayegh, Gene Weygandt, Sharon Wheatley, Paul Whitty, Josh Breckenridge, John Jellison, Tony LePage, and more.

VIDEO: Go Inside COME FROM AWAY's Triumphant Return to Broadway! Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside COME FROM AWAY's Triumphant Return to Broadway!

by Team BWW - Sep 22, 2021

It was the start of a new moment last last the the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, as the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical Come From Away officially returned to Broadway.

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Says Goodbye to AVENUE Q Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Says Goodbye to AVENUE Q

by Ben Cameron - Jun 18, 2019

Broadway Sessions bid farewell to Avenue Q recently. Current cast members as well as Q alumni joined together to celebrate the Tony winning musicals 16 year run in NYC. And yes, there was plenty of puppet action! Enjoy these highlights featuring Rick Lyon, Jennifer Barnhart, Ben Durocher, Lisa Helmi Johanson, Maggie Lakis, Erin Quill, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Sharon Wheatley, Joshua Holden, Imari Hardon, Jed Resnick as well as our Rising Star Cassandra Giovinne.

VIDEO: THE BAND'S VISIT, COME FROM AWAY, And More Perform In Bryant Park! Videoplay
VIDEO: THE BAND'S VISIT, COME FROM AWAY, And More Perform In Bryant Park!

by Alan Henry - Jul 26, 2018

This week's performers will include: Come From Away (Petrina Bromley, Geno Carr, Alex Finke, De'Lon Grant, Joel Hatch, Tony LePage, Lee MacDougall, Julie Reiber, Caesar Samayoa, Pearl Sun, Astrid Van Wieren, and Sharon Wheatley); Kinky Boots (Mia Gentile, John Jeffrey Martin, and Stephane Duret); The Band's Visit (Katrina Lenk, John Cariani, Ari'el Stachel, and Etai Benson); This Ain't No Disco (Will Connolly, Tony d'Alelio, Hannah Florence, Chilina Kennedy, Peter LaPrade, Krystal Mackie, Nicole Medoro, Ian Paget, Theo Stockman, and Samantha Marie Ware)

BROADWAY BACKWARDS 2018 Raises Over A Half A Million Dollars Videoplay
BROADWAY BACKWARDS 2018 Raises Over A Half A Million Dollars

by A.A. Cristi - Apr 3, 2018

Fundraising records and gender norms alike were smashed by stars of stage, screen and pop music on April 2, 2018, at this year's inclusive, dynamic and loving Broadway Backwards.

BWW TV: What Went on Backstage at Broadway Backwards? Go Behind the Scenes! Videoplay
BWW TV: What Went on Backstage at Broadway Backwards? Go Behind the Scenes!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 3, 2018

Broadway Backwards (#BroadwayBackwards) took the stage last night, April 2, 2018, at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street, NYC), currently home to the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Kinky Boots. The evening was produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefits Broadway Cares and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City. 

Video Flashback: Newfoundland Meets Broadway on Opening Night of COME FROM AWAY! Videoplay
Video Flashback: Newfoundland Meets Broadway on Opening Night of COME FROM AWAY!

by A.A. Cristi - Mar 12, 2018

COME FROM AWAY opened last night on Broadway, officially sharing the tale of a remarkable little town in Newfoundland with theatre goers. Come From Away features Petrina Bromley (Stratford's As You Like It); Geno Carr (The Old Globe's Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas); Jenn Colella(If/Then); Joel Hatch (Annie); Rodney Hicks (The Scottsboro Boys); Kendra Kassebaum (Wicked); Tony Award nominee Chad Kimball(Memphis); Lee MacDougall (Stratford's The Music Man); Caesar Samayoa(Sister Act); Q. Smith (Mary Poppins); Astrid Van Wieren (North American premiere of Mamma Mia!); Sharon Wheatley (Avenue Q); Josh Breckenridge (The Scottsboro Boys); Susan Dunstan (The Lion King US National Tour); Tamika Lawrence (If/Then) and Tony LePage (Rock of Ages).

VIDEO: Lea Salonga, Mandy Gonzalez & More Celebrate International Women's Day Videoplay
VIDEO: Lea Salonga, Mandy Gonzalez & More Celebrate International Women's Day

by Stage Tube - Mar 8, 2018

In honor of International Women's Day, the Broadway League asked 25 leading ladies of Broadway to describe Women in one word. Watch below as strong women of Broadway unite!

BWW TV: COME FROM AWAY Takes Flight at Broadway in Bryant Park! Videoplay
BWW TV: COME FROM AWAY Takes Flight at Broadway in Bryant Park!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 10, 2017

Watch below as COME FROAM AWAY's Petrina Bromley,Geno Carr, De'Lon Grant, Joel Hatch, Kendra Kassebaum, Tony LePage, Lee MacDougall,Julie Reiber, Caesar Samayoa, Q. Smith, Astrid Van Wieren, Sharon Wheatley perform 'Welcome to the Rock,' 'Me And the Sky' and 'Somewhere In the Middle of Nowhere.'

VIDEO: Tom Brokaw Examines Real-Life Inspiration Behind Broadway's COME FROM AWAY
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 16, 2017

Today, NBC special correspondent Tom Brokaw joined TODAY to reveal the real-life incidents that inspired the show and examines how a small Canadian town opened its heart to stranded Americans in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks.


Sharon Wheatley Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Sharon Wheatley been in?
Sharon Wheatley has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Sharon Wheatley been in?
Sharon Wheatley has not appeared in the West End


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@sswheatley - 10/13/22 07:01am DRIVE is now an audio book! It was 95 million degrees in this booth, please make my heat stroke worthwhile and orde… https://t.co/YWFs4spE0T


@sswheatley - 10/10/22 10:07am Just out today!!! DRIVE is now available as an audiobook, narrated by me! https://t.co/eK2roSto6V


@sswheatley - 10/9/22 06:59pm Just got my booster. Science is fab.


@sswheatley - 10/8/22 01:10pm Come say hi!


@sswheatley - 10/8/22 11:00am I’m signing books at Comicon today, see me at the @playbill booth! https://t.co/KC1o5q2ab8


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