"What do you get when you mix an internationally acclaimed impersonator, outrageous comedy, great standards and a bevy of icons? The hysterical parody of Judy Garland and her guests found in Michael Holmes' riotous, "The Judy Show!" Encore Magazine
The spirit of Judy Garland is alive and well and in Palm Springs at the famed Purple Room Restaurant & Stage every Sunday at 7:00! This blend of hysterical comedy and outstanding music explode into an evening of nonstop belly laughs, glamour and high camp, as celebrated entertainer Michael Holmes parodies Judy Garland, who in her 1964 television variety show, played host to some of the greatest female icons of the Golden Age of Hollywood. With a killer wardrobe and razor-sharp wit, Holmes plays and nails them all, singing your favorite songs and thrilling the audience with charm, zingers and stories.
The Judy Show's guests are always changing, so audiences never know who will surprise and delight them on stage on any given evening. Be on the lookout for Carol Channing, Mae West, Bette Davis, Katherine Hepburn, Pearl Bailey, Peggy Lee and Tallulah Bankhead, and of course, Holmes' iconic interpretation of Judy Garland, all accompanied by Boston's celebrated pianist, Jim Rice.
As one of the most sought-after celebrity impressionists in the country, Holmes' unique blend of outstanding vocals, dead-on impressions and outrageous humor leave audiences wanting more and wanting to come back night after night to see who shows up on stage!
Based in Palm Springs, Holmes has established the award-winning The Judy Show as one of the longest-running and most popular cabaret shows in Southern California and regularly plays to sold-out houses throughout the US, Mexico and Europe.
"A raucous night of fun!" Palm Springs Life
"The exclamation point in The Judy Show! serves as apt punctuation for Michael Holmes's high octane parody of Judy Garland's eponymous 1963-64 CBS variety series. His secret for keeping folks coming back week after week is his crisp wit and his improvisatory genius. It is never the same show twice." CabaretScenes Magazine
"Internationally-acclaimed impersonator Michael Holmes combines outrageous comedy and great musical standards in an hysterical parody of Judy Garland that will have you begging for more.Holmes' seemingly channels Garland in her 1964 television variety show." Guadalajara Reporter
"The Don Rickles of Drag! Hysterical!" The Desert Sun
Purple Room Palm Springs (View)
1900 E Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA 2801