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7/16/2012 9:01:00 AM
The Best of Tom & Shondra
Sedona duo plays Cliff Castle Casino for Super Senior Day
Sedona favorites Tom & Shondra will be taking the act to Cliff Castle Casino for the first time, playing the Dragonfly Lounge on Wednesday, July 25 at 2 p.m. in a free matinee.
Sedona favorites Tom & Shondra will be taking the act to Cliff Castle Casino for the first time, playing the Dragonfly Lounge on Wednesday, July 25 at 2 p.m. in a free matinee.

Steal away from the hot days of summer on Wednesday, July 25, to Cliff Castle Casino Hotel as they present for the first time, popular Sedona entertainers, Tom & Shondra at 2 p.m. in the Dragonfly Lounge performing their successful touring show, The Best of Tom & Shondra.

Every Wednesday is Senior Day at Cliff Castle Casino Hotel where senior guests receive two times the points on their players club card plus dining specials 8 a.m.-10 p.m. and a special buffet in the gallery. Castle Club Members who have earned 100 points over the previous week get a $5 discount. The last Wednesday of the month, is Super Senior Day featuring the same great dining specials and buffet plus 3 times the points and a Free Matinee show in the Dragonfly lounge at 2 p.m. You don't want to miss The Best of Tom and Shondra at the next Super Senior Day on July 25.

This is a rare opportunity for folks to attend one of Tom & Shondra's shows without having to pay for admission. This particular show is a compilation of their audience's most favorite songs from the many shows they have performed in Sedona and the Phoenix area. It's a full array of Broadway show tunes Pop duets, Big Band standards and even a bit of Country with audience participation.

Tom & Shondra are one of Sedona's premiere entertainment duos who entertain audiences with their own shows for many of Sedona's popular events as well as performing for corporate and private parties. Their individual credits in professional theatre and in the entertainment business is vast while they continue to combine talents in their own shows to entertain audiences here as well as across the country.

Tom's professional experience as a singer, actor and entertainer has landed him as the Warm-up Act for Tony Bennett performing leads in musicals with Florence Henderson, Chita Rivera, Ricardo Montalban and Juiliet Prowse to name a few. He's toured the USA in concerts with Jane Powell and Dorothy Warenskjold and cast in leads in musicals such as Camelot, Oklahoma on tour. He's performed on several popular cruise lines starring as the special "Guest Entertainer" with his own shows. He also owned his own production company in San Diego producing extravagant theme parties for company conventions and private parties throughout southern California. He also has a wealth of experience as a director and writer on several projects including writing children's shows with Shondra for he Arizona Library System. Besides being half of the popular entertainment duo Tom & Shondra, many folks in the Verde Valley have seen Tom performing nightly as Otis in the cowboy dinner show at the Blazin' M Ranch. Being in the Canyon Moon Theatre Company, audiences have enjoyed him in several lead roles such as Al Lewis in "The Sunshine Boys" and Frank in "How the Other Half Loves."

Shondra touts a list of skills that makes one's head spin. An alumna of Juilliard's Acting School in New York, Shondra is a full time versatile singer, actress, musician and songwriter. Besides keeping a full performance schedule in Sedona's popular entertainment duo Tom & Shondra, she's the music director at the Center for Positive Living Sedona every Sunday at Canyon Moon Theatre at 10 a.m., voice talent for Red Rock TV Channel 16 plus various websites and the writer/director/co-emcee of the quarterly networking breakfast, Good Morning Sedona. Audiences have enjoyed her in numerous musicals and plays at Canyon Moon such as Nunsense, Suds and Maybe Baby. She also provides DJ services for weddings and private parties as well as emceeing all the Sedona Chamber mixers, the Sedona Marathon, KSB Awards with Tom and Sedona Sunrise Superstar. She's a professional MIDI arranger who composes music for shows, commercials and projects with a long history of being a songwriter. She's composed commercials and theme songs for organizations including NuVision Vitamins, Cancervive in Los Angeles, Keep Sedona Beautiful and the Sedona Chamber of Commerce. She's a published songwriter in three of the International Unity Song Books sold worldwide. Being a professional audio tech recently landed her work with Court TV's show IN Session running all audio in the courtroom for the James Ray trial, which was broadcast LIVE on CNN, Headline News and a 2 hour featured story on NBC Dateline. Shondra still finds the time to coach over a dozen acting & voice students privately. For more information visit www.tomandshondra.com and www.atyourrequestdj.net.

For more information on all that is being offered on July 25th Senior Super Wednesday, visit www.cliffcastlecasinohotel.com or call (928) 567-7999.


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