Sherry Vine was born in The Amish country. On her 16th birthday she discovered she was adopted and actually Jewish. Running away from home and she became a “show girl” in Las Vegas before relocating to NYC where she has established herself as one of the leading ladies performing her all live singing and comedy show internationally on stage, TV and film. Miss Vine lived in Berlin from 2001 till 2005 and is now happy to be back home in Manhattan.
Sherry has starred in the smash theatrical productions of The Bad Weed ’73 (in NYC, LA and Provincetown),e.s.p. – Eyes of a Supermodel Psychic (” the underground hit of the season” – NY Times), The Final Feast of Lucrezia Borgia (“Move over gals, NYC has a serious stage diva in Sherry Vine” – Paper Magazine), her one-woman/ten character hit Kitty Killer, the completely sold out mega-hit Charlie!, the off-Broadway transfer of Tell-Tale at the Cherry Lane Theatre (“Almost impossible not to have a good time” – NY Times), Doll (“One of downtown’s most innovative and eye-popping Theatre Companies!” – Encore) and most recently in the wildly successful sold out adaptation of Stephen King’s Carrie. All shows were produced by Theatre Couture, of which Sherry is co-Artistic Director with Joshua Rosenzweig and Erik Jackson.
Sherry can be seen in the films Charlie, Francesca Page, Wigstock, Stonewall, Scream,Teen,Scream (“the best comedic performance of the year” – LA Weekly),The RuPaul Christmas Special, Mutti The Movie, Raspberry Reich, The Charmed Life, Squeezebox The Movie and Mr. & Mrs. Porebski (co written with Marec Porebski).
In 1999, Sherry teamed up with the legendary Joey Arias to create StarLust, a spectacular cabaret that premiered in Berlin and then played in Manchester, Sydney, LA, NYC, Las Vegas, Budapest, Vienna and all over Germany.
In 2002, they were invited to premiere their new extravaganza, SINsation, in Sydney for The Mardi Gras Festival and then took the show to Berlin. Since then SINsation has been seen in Helsinki, Estonia, LA, Boston, San Francisco, Miami, Alaska, Seattle and Montreal. They ended their trilogy with The Greatest Hits in Berlin. Sherry premiered her first solo-cabaret show, The Way of Love, at B.K.A. Theatre in Berlin in 2003 and followed this with Funkalicious Fantasy at Big Eden.
Sherry was voted Entertainer of the Year by her peers and honored with the first Glammy Award.
HX Drag Queen of the Year, 2007
MR. & MRS. POREBSKI – Lead/Director
THE CHARMED LIFE – Featured – Katherine Delaney, dir.
SQUEEZEBOX THE MOVIE – Featured – Steve Saporito, dir.
THE RASPBERRY REICH – Featured – Bruce LaBruce, dir.
MUTTI, THE MOVIE – Cameo – Jorn Hartmann, dir.
MTV Video Awards – Featured (with Madonna)
CHARLIE! -Lead – Josh Rosenzweig, dir.
RUPAUL’S X-MAS – Featured – VHI
SCREAM, TEEN, SCREAM – Lead – Josh Rosenzweig, dir.
SHUCKING THE CURVE – Lead – Todd Verow, dir.
FRANCESCA PAGE – Featured – Kelly Sane, dir.
STONEWALL – Featured – Nigel Finch, dir.
WIGSTOCK, THE MOVIE – Featured – Barry Shils, dir.
THE ELECTRIC URN – Featured – Dean Bivens, dir.
CARRIE – Lead – PS122
DOLL – Lead – PS122
TELL-TALE – Lead – CHERRY LANE (Off B’way)/ PS 122
CHARLIE! – Lead – PS 122/ HERE
JINGLE BELLES – Lead – WESTBETH
DOUBLE WIDE FEMALE – Lead – ST. GENESIUS (LA)/ HERE
KITTY KILLER – Lead – PS 122
THE FINAL FEAST – Lead – CBGB’S GALLERY
e.s.p. – Lead – CBGB’S GALLERY
THE BAD WEED ’73 – Lead – ST. GENESIUS (LA)/KITCHEN/PROVINCETOWN
STARLUST – Lead w/ Joey Arias – World Tour
SINsation – Lead w/ Joey Arias – World Tour
THE GREATEST HITS – Lead w/ Joey Arias – Berlin
THE WAY OF LOVE – Lead w/ Gert Thumser – Berlin/Sydney
FUNKALICIOUS FANTASY – Lead w/ The Vinettes – Berlin, NYC
University of Southern California – MFA
University of Maryland, Baltimore – BFA
Acting: Anna Devere Smith, Stephen Book, JoAnne Linville
Acting, comedy, character portrayals, guitar, sings in 5 languages
*Artistic Director of Theatre Couture in NYC. Press/video available upon request.
WHAT THE CRITICS HAVE TO SAY:
“Treasures: Sherry Vine, with a classic command of timing… Broadway should be jealous.”
-the Village Voice
“Raucous, brilliantly performed… arresting entertainment.”
– Sydney Morning Herald
“You are gorgeous!”
“… like champagne.”
– Thierry Mugler
“… sent shivers down my spine. Fabulous!”
– Boy George
“The Elizabeth Taylor of downtown theatre.”
“The best comedic performance on film this year!”
-LA Times (Scream,Teen,Scream)
“Vine’s porn-star looks are matched with gorgeous emoting on It Happens…”
-NY Press (CD-God Shave The Queen)
“That whore stole my act!!!”