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Written by Nathan Wertheimer
It is that time of year when the stars visit Orlando for the Sunburst Convention of Celebrity Impersonators. This convention shows are being held on September 1 & 2, 2017, at The Florida Hotel at the Florida Mall in South Orlando. Families with young teenagers are welcome. Entertainment is geared towards adults.
It is a short drive from Downtown Orlando to The Florida Hotel at the Florida Mall in South Orlando. Check your GPS for the best travel route to this location. Parking is free around the mall and hotel. There is Valet service at the hotel for a fee.
There are public shows on both Friday and Saturday only. Get your tickets now to reserve a seat. All tickets sell-out fast for this show. What to expect at one of the shows are singing and dancing, comedy, magical acts, impersonating elected officials, and much more. You’ll be sure hanging off of your chair during the show. Only a limited number of acts will perform at one show. Some acts are subject to change at the last minute. These shows last 2-3 hours with a short fifteen-minute intermission.
Here is your chance to get up close and in person to some of these stars. Some of the past celebrities Impersonators are Cher, Stevie Wonder, President George W. Bush, President Bill Clinton, Tiger Woods, Diana Ross, Elvis Presley, Adel, Colonel Sanders from KFC, and much more.
Each year Sunburst nominates new celebrity impersonators to join the Hall of Frame. For a celebrity impersonator to be considered for the Sunburst Hall of Frame one must win the same award three times while attending these shows. Here are some of the past years inductees are Richard Hampton impersonating Kenny Rogers, Scott Mason impersonating Edna Dame, Carla Del Villaggio impersonating Barbra Streisand, Betty Atchison impersonating Cher, Anne Kissell with Funniest Female, Bettina Williams impersonating Whoopi Goldberg, Chris America with Best Costume Female, John Morgan with impersonating George W Bush, Jason Scott impersonating Neil Diamond, Michael Walters impersonating Edna Dame, Bill Scadlock impersonating Charlie Chapman, Deb Smith Ford an actress, Laddie Dwyer is the agent of the Year, Jennifer Ramsey impersonating Marylyn Monroe, Patty Accorso impersonating Kathy Griffin, and Mike Wally Walter impersonating Don Ricles.
This year’s new Sunburst Hall of Frame inductees are Bonnie Kilroe with most unusual act, Jessica Castro with the mirror image, Sharon Holmes with party animal, and Andrea Tyler with best showcase. These inductees will be announced on stage during the show.
After the show, there is a meet and greet with many of the celebrity impersonators. Many of them have a table set-up with brochures and business card so you can book them for your special event. Plus, many of these celebrity impersonators are book throughout the year performing at different types of events. Cost and fees will depend on the impersonator.
This is the best entertainment for your dollar that beats out the competitor in Central Florida on the weekend for the shows. What are you waiting for? For more information on this show please visit www.sunburstconvention.com . If you like this article, then like it on our Otownfun WordPress account. For more great events, places, and articles, please visit us out at www.otownfun.com .
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