Wendy Scherl started her performance career in regional theater after she was graduated with honors from Northwestern University (BA,Theater). She toured the country in featured roles such as Grace in Annie, Babe in the Pajama Game, various roles in Grease and as Jeanie in the official 20th Anniversary production of Hair in Chicago. She made her Cabaret Debut in 1988 with a sold out run at Danny’s Skylight Room with her show The Lights and The Smiles.
Scherl took an eighteen year hiatus to raise two sons. In 2015, Scherl returned to the cabaret stage on one of New York’s oldest and most famous cabaret stages, Don’t Tell Mama, with her critically acclaimed show, What Do You Do All Day, directed by multiple MAC and Backstage Bistro winner Helen Baldassare. Since that premiere, Scherl has been a featured performer in Richard Skipper Celebrates at The Triad and The Laurie Beechman Theatre, Gone Too Soon at The Metropolitan Room, the Gala Benefit for Cabaret Cares at The Metropolitan Room and Bobbie Horowitz’s MAC Award winning series, It’s Just a Number. In the summer of 2016, Scherl entered the six week run of the highly competitive Metro Star Talent Search. She was awarded First Runner Up from a field of sixty talented singers. Scherl is currently working with multiple award winning director Barry Kleinbort, and esteemed Musical Director Christopher Denny (MD for Karen Mason and the late Julie Wilson) on her show NEW Scherl in Town. Her current show garnered her a nomination for Best Female Vocalist at the 2018 Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs Awards at BB Kings.