Voices of the Community

Sharron McPherson Foxx

Near West Theatre

Cleveland, OH (Gordon Square)
Community Theatre

By: Sharron McPherson Foxx

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Show Description:

In this performance series, NWT hands the mic to alumni and local artists for intimate showcases of music, dance, spoken word, and poetry.


Sharron McPherson-Foxx is a singer and actor has also directed several productions, including "The Lynching of Effie Childs," "The Row," and "Joe Turner's Come and Gone." She is a Karamu Award winner for her ensemble work in "Constant Star” at Dobama Theater, directed by Margret Ford Taylor. Her acting credits at Near West Theatre include “Sweet Charity,” as Nickie which was her first NWT production. "Tommy," "Godspell," Finian's Rainbow," "Once on This Island," and "Move On!" the last NWT Production at St. Pat's. She has also participated in at least four NWT benefit shows. Other acting credits at various theaters include: "Doubt,” "A Raisin in the Sun," "Nunsense," "Guys and Dolls," and "To Be or Not to be African," among others. Sharron has appeared as an extra in the films: "Against the Ropes" directed by Charles Dutton and "Captain America, The Winter Soldier," directed by Joe and Anthony Russo. Her last production was June 2021 in "Love and Ecstasy," a Radio on the Lake Production, directed by Terrence Spivey, which was broadcast in September 2021. Sharron can currently be seen in the Toronto Black Film Festival award winning film short, “Resurrection of The Last Black Man 08:46,” directed by Terrence Spivey.

Sharron has been an independent Teaching Artist for over 15 years. She is co-founder of Maiden Voyage Theatre Ensemble, which specializes in presenting works primarily by and for women of color. Sharron currently works as Executive and Production Assistant with Powerful Long Ladder Theater. She is also a sought-after background vocalist and featured in her solo project, Foxx & Co., Afterthought and the NuSoul Band, and Wish You Were Here, the premier Pink Floyd Tribute Band.

Staff and Cast


Sharron McPherson Foxx
Terry Sharp, accompanist


7:30pm Thursday


FREE, no ticket required.

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