On the Stage, Behind the Scenes and In the Audience
Lark Theatre Company
Jonathan Larson Grants - 2002
for Normal by Cheryl Stern, Tom Kochan and Yvonne Adrian
Cheryl Stern a Broadway veteran actress and writer, Cheryl has been featured on B’way in the 2010 Tony Award winning revival of La Cage Aux Folles, The Women (Roundabout Theatre, PBS) and Laughing Room Only.Candide, Cheryl recently received New England’s IRNE Award for Best Supporting Actress. Off Broadway highlights include Mamie in First Lady Suite ( Drama Desk nom. Best Musical, Transport Group), Claire in Being Audrey, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Alice B. Toklas in 27 Rue de Fleurus and Frannie in the 2012 NYMF Award winning A Letter To Harvey Milk.
Cheryl created lyrics for the critically acclaimed, Jonathan Larson Award winning, Off Broadway musical, Nor’mal:, starring Barbara Walsh. ( Book by Yvonne Adrian, music by Tom Kochan). The school adaptation of Nor’mal: is now enjoying much success touring the US as part of the NORMAL IN SCHOOLS program. She also contributed lyrics to Transport Group’s hit Off Broadway production of The Audience (Drama Desk nom. Best Musical).
Other writing credits include: Being Audrey with Jim Hindman and Ellen Weiss, Requiem for William , Are We There Yet?, The Gene Game (EST), contributing writer of the Off Broadway revue, That’s Life! (Outer Critic’s Nom.), Buffalonia (solo performance, EST), new verses for Carnival of the Animals (Cleveland Orchestra), Littlest Light on the Christmas Tree (Vital Theatre) and A Christmas Survival Guide (contributing lyricist; Samuel French).
Cheryl is currently collaborating with Tom Kochan and Yvonne Adrian on Famous, A Hollywood musical. Famous is a 2011 TRU Musical Reading Series winner.