Sharon Owens as Barbra Streisand
Sharon Owens Biography Sharon began her career as a Streisand Tribute for the multi-million dollar production show Legends in Concert. She then continued on to Berlin, Germany performing for “Stars in Concert”. Her uncanny resemblance both voice and looks propelled her career to the status of headlining in her own show “Barbra and Frank, The Concert That Never Was”. The 10 year running show still remains on the Las Vegas strip to sell out audiences and standing ovations nightly. During her time impersonating Streisand, she won a national competition in 2005 on Fox TV called “Performing As…” as well as making it to the finals in 2007 of the ABC hit show “The Next Best Thing”. She has performed for Access Hollywood, Extra, been seen in People magazine and TV guide as one of the best “impersonators” in the world. In 2010, Sharon spent a 6 week engagement on the West End London selling out 32 shows to a very pleased and impressed critical London theater audience. She also tours Australia, Canada, Holland, Belgium and Asia as well as the North West US. In addition to regular corporate and private parties, Sharon’s credits include European tours, headlining aboard Royal Caribbean, Princess & Norwegian Cruise Line, the Queen Mary as well as performances with many symphony orchestras throughout North America and Canada. Voted Best of Las Vegas in 2008, her award winning show ran for 6 years in succession on the Las Vegas Strip, ending only when the Riviera changed ownership of property and closed for renovations. She has won numerous awards as well as being selected for the Vegas Entertainment Living Legends Award for Excellence in Entertainment. Sharon performs in Las Vegas, throughout the nation and around the globe. Sharon’s credentials, collectively and/or individually include starring in major production shows, headlining on the Las Vegas Strip and internationally; appearances on numerous television shows as special guests including the Today Show both in Australia and London; featured appearances in motion pictures; starring roles in equity theater; special appearances at professional sporting events, (National Anthem); performing/recording for major corporations as Disney, Ford, Macys and Busch Gardens. Her incredible voice does mimic the sound of the incomparable Streisand style yet her voice as a solo artist, has a style all her own. She masters the American Song book as well as sings her favorite standards of all time. She has her Master’s degree from Chapman University and a BA from the University of South Florida. College-educated, world-traveler and a veteran of the entertainment business, Sharon Owens “Tribute to a Funny Girl” will bring back “Memories” and be an audience favorite for your series.