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Tony Sheldon

 
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)
BWW Review: VARIETY GALA - ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2022 at Adelaide Festival Theatr Photo BWW Review: VARIETY GALA - ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2022 at Adelaide Festival Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre
by Barry Lenny - Mar 26, 2022

The red carpet launch of the annual Festival.

HAMILTON, FUN HOME, SIX, and More Take Home 2021 Sydney Theatre Awards Photo HAMILTON, FUN HOME, SIX, and More Take Home 2021 Sydney Theatre Awards
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2022

The winners of the 2021 Sydney Theatre Awards were announced tonight at a star-studded ceremony, with 29 Awards presented, shared between 18 productions which played on Sydney stages during 2020 and 2021. Check out the full list!

Audra Mcdonald, Elizabeth Stanley, Lauren Patten, and More to Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo Audra Mcdonald, Elizabeth Stanley, Lauren Patten, and More to Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Tonight to Talk Omicron
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 20, 2021

Hosts Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley will be speaking tonight with CBS Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook, as well as Michael Mina (Chief Science Officer at EMed) and Kim Prather, Ph.D., (Distinguished Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry, UC San Diego) about the new Omicron variant and what it means for Broadway and beyond on tonight's episode of 'Stars In The House' to benefit The Actors Fund.

Lee Roy Reams, Tony Sheldon, Brad Oscar, Lawrence Leritz and Gerard Alessandrini to J Photo Lee Roy Reams, Tony Sheldon, Brad Oscar, Lawrence Leritz and Gerard Alessandrini to Join Backstage Babble Trivia
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 16, 2021

What happens when you get five theater celebrities to ask Broadway trivia to four of the biggest theater fans, experts, and professionals around? An evening of laughter, anecdotes, prizes, and of course, trivia.

Lawrence Leritz Joins Broadway Pride Month Celebration June 20 and 21st Photo Lawrence Leritz Joins Broadway Pride Month Celebration June 20 and 21st
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2021

In celebration of Pride month, Backstage Babble is releasing a series of episodes with LGBT artists that fulfill it's mission-painting a picture of what it has been like to be gay in the theater world from the 1950s up until the present day. It is hosted by 13-year old Charles Kirsch.

Jenifer Lewis, James Wesley, and Seth Rudetsky to be Honored With MAC Awards Photo Jenifer Lewis, James Wesley, and Seth Rudetsky to be Honored With MAC Awards
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2021

This year's Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) presents Tony nominee Jenifer Lewis with its 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 35th Annual MAC Awards. Additionally, James Wesley and Seth Rudetsky will be honored for their creation of Stars in the House.

VIDEO: On This Day, March 20- PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, March 20- PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 20, 2021

On this day in 2011, the musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert celebrated its opening night on Broadway!

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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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 Stephi Wild - 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 Stephi Wild - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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 Stephi Wild - 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 Stephi Wild - 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. 

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