In 2017, Sharron’s cabaret GIRL CRUSH was nominated for 2 BETTY MITCHELL AWARDS , Best Performance and Best Production, as well as nominated for BEST CABARET Performance of 2017 by BroadwayWorld (the last to be awarded December 2017).

In 2016, Sharron’s cabaret “FULL DARK”  was named Best Cabaret Performance of 2015 by BROADWAYWORLD.COM.

In 2015, Sharron was nominated by the BC Touring Council as the Touring Artist of the Year

In 2012, Sharron was named “Woman of the Year” by the New Current in the UK.

In 2011,  Sharron’s cabaret “GOLD” at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival was named “BEST OF THE FEST” out of 3000 shows by the prestigious Scotsman Newspaper.

In 2010, Sharron’s cabaret “Sharron Matthews Superstar: World Domination Tour 2010” was named “#1 Cabaret in New York City” by the NitelifeExchange and WPAT Radio.

In 2009, Sharron was named “Best Cabaret Performer” by Toronto’s NOW Magazine.

 

Sharron Matthews is one of the stars of CBC’s new hit period detective drama “Frankie Drake Mysteries” playing “Flo, the morgue attendant,” a role for which The Globe and Mail’s John Doyle proclaimed her “comedy heaven.”

 

Best known for her portrayal of Joan The Secretary in Tina Fey’s iconic Mean GirlsSharron Matthews is an excitingly diverse, award-winning Canadian artist, actress, singer, comedienne, writer and producer.

 

Sharron is known internationally as the “Canadian Goddess of Cabaret.” Named “Best Cabaret Performer” by both Now Magazine and Broadway World, her award-winning solo cabaret work has taken her across Canada and around the world, selling out her shows at the prestigious Edinburgh Festival Fringethe world’s largest arts festivalthree years in a row and winning Best of the Fest! (besting 3,000 other productions for the honour).  Sharron has played international festivals as far away as South Africa and headlined the legendary cabaret rooms 54 Below and Joe’s Pub in New York. This past July, she premiered at Just For Laughs in Montreal and, one week later, packed Toronto’s High Park Amphitheatre for one night only with her acclaimed show Girl Crush.

 

Sharron has worked on stage and screen with artists like John TravoltaAndrea Martin, and Colm Wilkinsonsang back-up on Jann Arden’s award-winning Christmas album; toured all across Canada on a double bill with Canadian comedy icon Mary Walsh; and collaborated with Gavin Crawford on CBC’s Because News sell-out World Pride show.

 

For two seasons, Sharron was one of the stars of Global’s hit TV show “Canada Sings,” a project for which she was named “Queen of the Mash Ups” by the Toronto Star.  In addition to Mean Girls,  Sharron was also featured in the films Cinderella ManTake the Lead, Hairspray and “The Music ManTV movie for Disney. She had a guest role in last season’s finale episode of NBC’s newest hit “Taken,” played “Daphne” for two seasons on “She’s The Mayor,” and is currently “Chef Sylvia” on the multi-Emmy Award-winning children’s TV show “Odd Squad,”  In addition, Sharron co-wrote, hosted and consulted on Slice TV’s “Meme gURL.” Upcoming roles include “Officer Cheryl Kellogg” in the feature horror film Buckout Road with Danny Glover.

 

Sharron toured North America in the Broadway musicals Les Miserables and Showboat, directed by Hal Prince.  She can heard on the cast recordings for both Showboat and “The Music Man” with Matthew Broderick and Kristin Chenowith.  Her debut recording, “Party Girl” is available on iTunes.

 

A badass body warrior lauded not only for her musical talents but also for the jubilant celebration of her zaftig form and lush style, Sharron has written essays and articles for publications around the world and is very active on social media.