Award-winning impersonator Jimmy James returns to the Mary D. Fisher Theatre for “The Broads of Broadway Holiday Special”
World renowned, award-winning entertainer and vocal impressionist Jimmy James returns to Sedona by popular demand for three special live holiday performances — "The Broads of Broadway Holiday Special" — Dec. 12-14. This outrageous, live theatrical event will be presented by the Sedona International Film Festival at its Mary D. Fisher Theatre.
A winner of NYC's Mac Award, Backstage Bistro Award and The Glammy Award, Jimmy James performs an evening of tributes to a list of Divas who sang on "The Great White Way" during their careers — women like Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, Carol Channing, Lisa Minnelli & Bette Midler.
It's an evening of music and comedy plus classic Christmas songs like, "Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas" by Judy Garland, "Blue Christmas" by Cher, "White Christmas" by Billie Holiday and "Feliz Navidad" by Bette Davis (yes, Bette sings … well kind of).
Unabashed, unashamed and outrageous all can be accurately used to describe the persona of Jimmy James. "The Broads of Broadway Holiday Special" show promises a night of seasonal surprises and Broadway showstoppers.
For years, Jimmy James has delivered one of the most unique experiences on the entertainment scene. James has been called upon to perform for major celebrities such as Elton John, Whoopi Goldberg, Patti LaBelle, David LaChappelle, Luther Vandross, Debbie Harry, Boy George, Cyndi Lauper, Desmond Child and more. He is loved and revered for his unique impersonation talents the world over.
With an uncanny ability to transform himself visually and vocally into many different personas, Jimmy James has established himself as a pop icon and vocal sensation.
Here is what the Los Angeles and New York press and celebrities are saying about Jimmy James:
"His voice impression of Judy Garland brought me to tears!" — Whoopi Goldberg
"I'm hoarse from yelling Bravo!" — Michael Musto, New York Village Voice. NYC.
"Unusual and very spooky talent!" — Cyndi Lauper, 2013 Tony Award winner.
"Jimmy is absolutely amazing! His Bette Davis blew me away. I gave him a standing ovation!" — Rich Little
"James' vocals are right on the mark and his impersonation of Bette Davis is a facial masterpiece!” —
The Pick of the Week, LA Weekly
There will be three performances of Jimmy James’ "The Broads of Broadway Holiday Special" Dec. 12-14. Showtimes will be 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 12 and 13; and a 2 p.m. afternoon matinee on Sunday, Dec. 14.
Tickets are $15 general admission and $13 for Film Festival members and students. All tickets include a meet-and-greet with Jimmy James in the lobby after the show.
For tickets and performance information, call 928-282-1177 or click on the link below. Both the Sedona International Film Festival Office and the Mary D. Fisher Theatre are located at 2030 W. SR 89A in West Sedona.
CLICK HERE to order tickets for "The Broads of Broadway" online.
Show runtime is 80 minutes.