Tuesday, December 02, 2014


Hey ALL!!
Hope this December finds you ALL as well as well as can be! (SO MANY AS's!!!!)
It has been a while, my good people, but I have a number of shows coming up this festive month! ALL is very exciting 

So, to choose from on the holiday menu I HAVE (and please, choose more than one option) :
1.  Something OLD(ER) - Sharron's Christmas Party!
2. Something New  - Sharron's Canadian Superstar Variety Roadshow on NEW YEARS EVE in Richmond Hill!
3. Something GREEN AND RED: Sharron and George's SUPERFUN Christmas Sing A-Long! ON TOUR!

"Sharron and George's SUPERFUN CHRISTMAS Sing A-Long" at Buddies in Bad Times in TORONTO

....on December 19th, 20th and 21st @ 7:00pm (we are starting earlier this year!!). 
Song sheets!
Cookie BUFFET (maybe you will bring a couple of your special homemade cookies to add?) !
The yearly food drive (bring your non-perishable item!)
Maybe new friends...maybe old acquaintances...a bunch of awesome, kookoo people you never met! 
The guests this year include:

December 19th: Lisa Atkinson, Bruce Dow, Louise Pitre and Joe Matheson

December 20th: Joni Henson and Virginia Hatfield, Shawn Hitchins and Matthew Hines

December 21st: BRAVURA (George Masswohl, James Levesque and Curtis Sullivan), Thom Allison and Micah Barnes

EVERY NIGHT Includes country raconteur, John Austin and the amazing Christmas Carols: Michael Hughes and Ari Weinberg!!

It is a panic AND ALREADY (as of this minute) 2/3rd's SOLD OUT!!
So, put on your fave Christmas sweater, grab your kazoo,  get your TICKETS AND COME ON DOWN!!



THIS year we are packing up our friggen jingle bells and taking the show to BURNABY, BC!!
So if you live out that way OR know anyone who does who might dig a night of holiday cheer, #WESTCOASTSHARRONANDGEORGESTYLE pass this info on, if you would!!

Sharron and George's SUPERFUN Christmas Sing A-Long in BURNABY AT the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts in BC!!

December 11th and 12th @ Shadbolt Centre for the Arts at 8:00pm!

Cookie BUFFET (maybe you will bring a couple of your special homemade cookies to add?) !
Maybe new friends...maybe old acquaintances...a bunch of awesome, kookoo people you never met! 
Sharron and George bring up an AMAZING array of special guests from the Vancouver area!
The revolving list of guest include their west coast pals (guests change each NIGHT!) Jennifer Copping (award winning star of TV and Film, cast of Jersey Boys, The Who's Tommy and will be playing Jesus in the Arts Clubs upcoming production of Godspell), David Adams (currently playing Lockstock in the Firehall Arts Centre’s Urinetown, he has also performed at The Arts Club, Vancouver Opera, in Phantom of the Opera, and Showboat), Jovanni Sy (acclaimed playwright, director and Artistic Director of the Gateway Theatre in Richmond), Graham Myrfield ( one of the contestants from the most award winning and acclaimed episode of Global TV’s Canada Sings), and well known Vancouver theatre couple Rebecca Talbot (thrilling musical theatre star of Suessical, Ruthless, the US Tour of Footloose) and Todd Talbot (among being one of Canada’s premiere song and dance men, Todd is one of the stars of the hit TV show, Vancouver's "Love it of List It"). 

Here is the link for tickets:
BURNABY Sharron and George's SUPERFUN Christmas Sing A-Long!!!

AND, have you stopped reading yet!?!? FORGE ON, CAMPERS!!

It is not often that I get to do this anymore BUT Stirling Festival Theatre (near Belleville, Ontario) has asked me to do my:

SHARRON'S Christmas Party 

at their beautiful theatre on December 14th @ 8:00pm!
And they want the NAUGHTY VERSION!! WHAT!?!? I never get to do this show as much as I want to...SO I AM SUPER EXCITED!!!
AND my guests are....ME!!!

So, if you are near there or know someone who might be, I would love to see you OR them!
GET your tickets HERE! 
Sharron's Christmas Party in STIRLING!

AND (JESUS, are you exhausted? Imagine how he felt...)

Wanna spend New Years with some awesome peeps!??!?
Well, how about:

Sharron's Canadian Superstar Variety Roadshow in Richmond Hill, Ontario!

December 31st at 10:00pm @ Richmond Hill Centre for the Arts

Please check out the follow press release...yes...I wrote it...but a gal has to promote!!

In her quest to entertain ALL the people Canada, Sharron Matthews, acclaimed world wide comedy cabaret superstar, has put on her high heels and combed this country in an exhaustive search for OTHER Canadian Superstars to take out on the road!
Sharron's Canadian Superstar Variety ROADSHOW features STARS from the worlds of Comedy, Cabaret, Opera, Theatre, Musical Theatre, Jazz, and Concert Performance!
Appearing on screens big and small, from recording studios to the stage, this bonanza of WORLD CLASS entertainers have either starred on and/or written, performed, and produced for every major Canadian TV network, and every important theatre festival in Canada.
Sharron's Canadian Superstar Variety ROADSHOW has something for every audience member, young, old and in between!
Sharron's Canadian Superstar Variety ROADSHOW will make you laugh, will make you swoon, will amaze you, and will leave you spent...Feeling like you have wrung every cent out of your entertainment dollar!
Sharron's Canadian Superstar Variety ROADSHOW is simply a night you will never forget!

Sharron Matthews
During Sharron’s 25 year career in musical theatre she has gone from performing in the original company of Harold Prince’s award winning revival of Showboat to portraying Madame Thenardier in a North American tour of Les Miserables with Colm Wilkinson as Valjean and Sutton Foster as Eponine. Sharron has toured her acclaimed comedy cabarets from New York City to Scotland, London to South Africa, all to rave reviews. She was named “Woman of the Year” by the New Current UK, in anticipation of her third Edinburgh Fringe show, “GOLD”. In 2013, Sharron accepted the position of the first Cabaret-Artist-in-Residence at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre in Toronto. For two seasons she starred on Global TV’s hit show, Canada Sings. On the big screen, Sharron played ‘Joan the Secretary’ in Tina Fey’s iconic Mean Girls and was featured in the movies Cinderella Man and Hairspray: The Movie. In the 2014-15 season, Sharron will premiere two new cabarets, one at Soulpepper’s Global Cabaret Festival and the other at the groundbreaking Rhubarb Festival. In the spring she will embark on a tour of Alberta and the East Coast on a double bill with Canadian icon, Mary Walsh. 

Musical Director
Steve Thomas 

Steve has written or arranged over 25 productions for the stage. He has collaborated with award winning playwright Norm Foster writing the musicals ‘Jasper Station’, ‘Race Day’, ‘Sitting Pretty’ and ‘One Moment’. Other writing projects include, ‘Monsieur d’Eon Is A Woman’, ‘The BBQ King’ ‘Ice Time’ and ‘Stabbat Martha’ with Mark Brownell and ‘Rum Runners’ with Derek Ritschel.
Steve has also provided Musical direction for over 100 productions throughout the United States and Canada, including Theatre Aquarius, The Elgin Theatre, Lighthouse Festival, Drayton Festival Theatres, Vancouver Playhouse, Charlottetown Festival, Showboat Festival, Sunshine Festival, Muskoka Festival, Stage West, Theatre Brockville, Canada’s Wonderland, and Theatre Sheridan.
Steve has toured Canada extensively with Sharron Matthews as an accompanist and musical director, as well as being one of her chief musical arrangers since 2007.


Celebrated Baritone Trio: From the Palace at Versailles, to the City Centre in New York City, the Stratford and Shaw Festivals, to the Four Seasons in Toronto these three thrilling artists have performed all over the world. Bravura takes songs from every genre and makes it there very own, singing in a three part harmony that can only be described as thrilling. Bravura has just completed recording their debut, self titled album)

Kevin Fox
Cellist/Composer/Solo Performer: Although Kevin Fox has been spending the last few years composing arrangements for the likes of Justin Bieber & Kathleen Edwards, recording with artists as diverse as Raine Maida & Celine Dion, & touring extensively with musicians ranging from Chantal Kreviazuk & Steven Page to Tom Cochrane & Olivia Newton-John not to mention touring in support of his own critically acclaimed 2008 release SONGS FOR CELLO & VOICE  he has somehow found the time to write & record his third album, SET RIGHT.

Thom Allison Cabaret/Concert Artist
Thom Allison is a Canadian treasure, having performed in theatres large and small all across Canada. From his critically acclaimed performance as Coalhouse Walker in Ragtime at the Shaw Festival to his many appearances in the Stratford stage in Into the Woods, Three Penny Opera and The King and I, as well as his renowned turn as the MC in Cabaret and Theatre Calgary, Thom is one of the most talented and versatile musical theatre artists in this country. Well known for his turn as one of the three judges on CBC's "Over The Rainbow", Thom recently was honoured to be a part of the original musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, which took him to Broadway. Thom is a go to concert artist all across North America.

Micah Barnes
Jazz Vocalist/Performer/Recording Artist
Micah was a part of the accapela vocal group, The Nylons. After the Nylons, Micah launched a very successful solo career touring the U.S.which led to his #1 international club hit "Welcome To My Head" and coverage in Rolling Stone Magazine as "an Indie artist to watch".
Micah's upcoming collection "New York Stories",(due fall 2014), pays homage to the rich musical history of the Big Apple. On this recording The Micah Barnes Trio is joined by special guest Michael Shand on keys and features a duet with the legendary Jackie Richardson. The results are an assured collection of deeply personal and sophisticated songs that remind us that, like Micah's musical heroes Tony Bennett, Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits and Ray Charles, the deepest of musical traditions are always contemporary.

Gavin Crawford
Comedian/Performer/Solo Artist
 Crawford appeared in eight seasons of This Hour Has 22 Minutes to much critical acclaim. He won several Gemini Awards over the years for his work on the show, as well as a Writers Guild of Canada Award. Crawford also co-wrote and starred in the award-winning series The Gavin Crawford Show, which aired on the Comedy Network from 2000 to 2003. In 2008 he hosted CBC’s reality show How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria? Crawford won a 2011 DORA Award for his work on stage in The Situationists and a Gemini Award for a guest star role on The Murdoch Mysteries. He also won the 2012 Canadian Comedy Award for Best Performance by a Male in Film for his role in French Immersion. The pilot for Gavin Crawford’s Wild West, co-created, co-written by, and starring Crawford, aired in July 2013 on CBC.
Gavin has performed at numerous showcases and festivals, including: the Vancouver International Comedy Festival; the HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival; and the Edmonton Comedy Festival. Crawford has produced three one-man shows, Standing/Mis, You Shouldn’t Be Watching This, and Menage.
HERE is a link for TICKETS!!!
Sharron's Canadian Superstar Variety Roadshow in Richmond Hill, Ontario!

I Would LOVE to see you at any of these gigs!
As always, your support is greatly appreciated AND I hope you are all rocking it!
Sharron xoxoxo

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