8/25/2014 1:43:00 PM Relics presents 'Best of Broadway & More' with Tom & Shondra
Tom & Shondra
Relics Restaurant presents one of Sedona's most popular entertainment duos, Tom & Shondra, performing their "Best of Broadway & More!" dinner show on Friday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m.
This family friendly must see 1 hour and 15 minute concert includes songs from some of Broadway's finest shows such as Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Evita, Annie Get Your Gun, Paint Your Wagon, Cabaret and Chicago and also features popular Standard Big Band favorites, Country and Pop tunes including some fun surprises.
Tom & Shondra have wowed audiences on the National Performing Artist's Series Tour throughout Arizona. They are one of Sedona's premiere entertainment duos who entertain audiences with their own shows for many of Sedona's most popular events as well as performing for corporate and private parties throughout the country.
Their individual credits in professional theatre and in the entertainment business is vast and they combine talents in their own shows to entertain audiences in AZ as well as across the country.
Last year, their company Entertainment by Tom & Shondra was awarded the highly regarded Sedona Spirit Award as the Business Benefactor of the Year 2013 for their service to the Sedona community with their time and talents.
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. His voice is also heard as the Narrator on the audio tour at the Sedona Heritage Museum.
Shondra, is an alumni 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 located at 45 Castle Rock Road in the Village at 10 a.m.
She's voice talent for Red Rock TV Channel 16 plus various websites and the writer/director/co-emcee of the Sedona Chamber's networking breakfast, Good Morning Sedona. Besides her theatre credits in California, Sedona audiences have enjoyed her in leading roles in numerous musicals and plays including Nunsense I and II, Suds and Maybe Baby and more recently A Woman's Hand at the Blazin' M Ranch.
She also provides DJ services for weddings, private parties and is a popular emcee for many of Sedona's biggest events. She's a professional sound designer who composes music for shows, commercials and projects and a published songwriter who released two separate CDs of her original songs in 2012.
Being a professional audio tech, 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 with a 2 hour featured story on NBC Dateline. Shondra still finds the time to coach acting & voice students privately.
Relics Restaurant will be using their larger dining room and nightclub for this exclusive dinner show.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for guests coming to the "Show only" priced at $20 and will be placed on a waiting list as patrons reserved for the dinner show will be seated first.
Tickets for either the Dinner & Show or Show only can be purchased in advance on line at TomAndShondra.com.
For reservations, call Relics Restaurant at 928-282-1593 and ask to speak with Joe.
Relics Restaurant is located at 3235 W. Hwy 89A in West Sedona.