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Bio:
Sheldon is best known for playing the role of Bernadette in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert for over 1,900 performances in Australia, New Zealand, London, Toronto and on Broadway, winning the Theatre World Award and nominations for the Tony Award as Best Actor in a Musical, the Drama Desk Award, the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Sheldon is best known for playing the role of Bernadette in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert for over 1,900 performances in Australia, New Zealand, London, Toronto and on Broadway, winning the Theatre World Award and nominations for the Tony Award as Best Actor in a Musical, the Drama Desk Award, the ... (read complete bio)
André De Shields, Bobby Cannavale, Laura Bell Bundy and More Join SAVE WEST BANK CAF Photo André De Shields, Bobby Cannavale, Laura Bell Bundy and More Join SAVE WEST BANK CAFE VIRTUAL TELETHON
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2020

Since 1978, West Bank Cafe has been one of the epicenters of New York City’s theatre community, and due to the pandemic, it is on the verge of permanently closing. With Broadway dark, tourism down, indoor dining closed, and no relief plan in sight, 2020 has created a plethora of financial problems for the beloved theater district institution. 

Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Pete Townshend & More Join SAVE WEST BANK CAFE VIRTUA Photo Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Pete Townshend & More Join SAVE WEST BANK CAFE VIRTUAL TELETHON
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2020

Since 1978, West Bank Cafe has been one of the epicenters of New York City’s theatre community, and due to the pandemic, it is on the verge of permanently closing. With Broadway dark, tourism down, indoor dining closed, and no relief plan in sight, 2020 has created a plethora of financial problems for the beloved theater district institution. 

12th Annual DO40 Legacy Awards Streams Live Monday, December 14 Photo 12th Annual DO40 Legacy Awards Streams Live Monday, December 14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2020

Dancers Over 40 continues to bring together the artistic community with the 12th Annual Legacy Awards Monday, December 14th, 8pm.

THE THEATRE WILL SURVIVE Benefit For The Actors Fund is Now Available On Demand Photo THE THEATRE WILL SURVIVE Benefit For The Actors Fund is Now Available On Demand
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2020

For anyone who missed the August 31st Zoom debut of the video, a?oeThe Theatre Will Survivea?? (Lyrics: Michael Colby/Music & Orchestrations: Ned Paul Ginsburg) you can now enjoy it on Vimeo, along with a talk back with many of the stars who contributed their talents to the video, all of which benefits The Actors Fund.

Actors Fund Benefit THE THEATRE WILL SURVIVE Will Feature Christina Bianco, Ann Harad Photo Actors Fund Benefit THE THEATRE WILL SURVIVE Will Feature Christina Bianco, Ann Harada, Courtney Reed, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020

Join many of Broadway's greatest voices live at MetropolitanZOOM on Monday, August 31st at 7pm as they celebrate the premiere of the original music video, a?oeThe Theatre Will Survive.'

Broadway Rewind: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Reaches Its Final Destination on Broad Photo Broadway Rewind: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Reaches Its Final Destination on Broadway in 2011!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 15, 2020

Today we rewind to 2011 for opening night of Priscilla Queen of the Desert. The musical, directed by Simon Phillips, played for 526 performances at the Palace Theatre.

Video Flashback: Watch Phillipa Soo in a Scene From the Pre-Broadway Run of AMELIE at Photo Video Flashback: Watch Phillipa Soo in a Scene From the Pre-Broadway Run of AMELIE at the Ahmanson
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2020

Center Theatre Group has released a new video in its Scenes From the Vault series. This time, they're flashing back with a clip of Phillipa Soo in the pre-Broadway run of Amelie at the Ahmanson in 2016!

VIDEO: Goodspeed Will Show Clips of HELLO, DOLLY! as Part of GREATSPEED Series Photo VIDEO: Goodspeed Will Show Clips of HELLO, DOLLY! as Part of GREATSPEED Series
by Stage Tube - May 22, 2020

Tune in on May 26 at 7pm for a look back at Goodspeed's 2013 production of Hello, Dolly!

Kids Week Announced At CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Photo Kids Week Announced At CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019

Australia's leading theatre producer John Frost and Her Majesty's Theatre owner Mike Walsh today announced an exciting new initiative, Kid's Week at Charlie and the Chocolate Factory from 4-8 December 2019. During this week, every child 15 years and under will receive a free ticket to the show when accompanied by a full paying adult. Plus, as a special behind the scenes bonus, children will get to experience the fun, the people and the magic behind the show. This is a first for the Australian theatre industry.

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Partners With Children's Cancer Charity My Room In  Photo CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Partners With Children's Cancer Charity My Room In Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2019

Producers John Frost, Craig Donnell, Warner Bros Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions are delighted to announce that Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is partnering with My Room to bring hope, strength and joy to children and their families facing life-threatening cancers.

BWW Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at Her Majesty's Theatre Photo BWW Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at Her Majesty's Theatre
by Josh Stent - Aug 16, 2019

by Josh Stent

Act 1 Helpmann Award Winners Announced Photo Act 1 Helpmann Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2019

This year, for the very first time, 43 Helpmann Awards are being presented across two nights and two events in Melbourne, at the Victorian home of the performing arts, Arts Centre Melbourne.

BWW REVIEW: The Inaugural SYDNEY CABARET FESTIVAL Opens In Style With An ALL STAR GAL Photo BWW REVIEW: The Inaugural SYDNEY CABARET FESTIVAL Opens In Style With An ALL STAR GALA
by Jade Kops - Jul 7, 2019

Sydney Cabaret Festival Artistic Director Trevor Ashley opened the inaugural SYDNEY CABARET FESTIVAL with a delightful amuse-bouche of performances at the ALL STAR GALA. 

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Closes in Three Weeks Photo CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Closes in Three Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

After six wondrous months and hundreds of thousands of deliciously happy customers, the time has now come for Willy Wonka to close his factory in Sydney and move it to Melbourne. Only three more weeks remain before the factory gates close for good on 21 July. Hurry, this is the last chance to experience the wonders of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which has garnered five nominations at the 2019 Helpmann Awards, including Best Musical and Best Direction of a Musical (Jack O'Brien).

Melbourne Boys Announced As 'Charlie Bucket' In CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Photo Melbourne Boys Announced As 'Charlie Bucket' In CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

Charlie Bucket has been found and he has a Golden Ticket! Producers John Frost, Craig Donnell, Warner Bros Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions today announced the five boys who will play the role of Charlie in the Melbourne season of the Helpmann Award nominated spectacular new musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Roald Dahl's delicious tale will begin at Melbourne's Her Majesty's Theatre on 9 August following an outstanding six-month season at Sydney's Capitol Theatre.

Final Tickets Go On Sale For CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Photo Final Tickets Go On Sale For CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2019

The Sydney season of the spectacular new musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is coming to an end, with the season extended due to huge demand until 21 July. Tickets for the final two weeks will go on sale on Friday 31 May. Following the Sydney season, the production will play at Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne from 9 August, and at the Lyric Theatre, Brisbane from March 2020.

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY To Open In Melbourne This August Photo CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY To Open In Melbourne This August
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

The spectacular new musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is coming to Melbourne in August this year, playing at Her Majesty's Theatre, following a hugely successful season in Sydney. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday 15 March at 1pm.

BWW REVIEW: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Invites Sydney Audiences To Revisit Roa Photo BWW REVIEW: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Invites Sydney Audiences To Revisit Roald Dahl's Classic Tale Of Imagination And The Benefits Of Being Good
by Jade Kops - Jan 12, 2019

Jack O'Brien's (Director) updated take on CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY: THE NEW MUSICAL arrives in Sydney with a celebration of sweetness and childhood fantasy.

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Opens Its Doors In Sydney Tomorrow Photo CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Opens Its Doors In Sydney Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

The spectacular new musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory begins on stage tomorrow,  5 January, at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney, ahead of the official Opening Night on Friday 11 January. With January shows nearly sold out including extra school holiday matinee performances added due to huge demand, best availability for tickets is February and March performances.

Australian Theatre Royalty Tony Sheldon Celebrates 2000 Shows Photo Australian Theatre Royalty Tony Sheldon Celebrates 2000 Shows
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

On Wednesday 31 October 2018, Australian theatre royalty, Tony Sheldon will celebrate his 2000 show milestone in Priscilla Queen of the Desert as sassy desert queen, Bernadette.

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