PRESS RELEASE – Escondido, February 9, 2012

Master Impressionist Rich Little appear at the Welk Theatre in Escondido

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Rich Little – Jimmy Stewart & Friends
February 29 – March 4

Rich Little, deemed Dean of Impersonators by David Letterman, has been traveling around, performing his act and play, thrilling audiences for years with his many voices.

Born and raised in Ottawa where Rich opened up the Rich Little Special Care Nursery with the help of celebrity icon Frank Sinatra which continues benefit thousands of infants to this day.

Rich worked with all the great entertainers in the business.  One stands out and shines more than others, Jimmy Stewart.

For the last five years Rich worked endlessly on his one man play, Jimmy Stewart and Friends.  Rich not only considered Jimmy an icon in the entertainment industry but also a dear friend to him personally. 

Rich’s one man play is not your typical play.  You will laugh and be emotionally touched by the stories of Jimmy’s life never revealed before. Rich includes over 20 celebrity icon voices that flow in and out of this 90 minute play; Cary Grant, George Burns, Ronald Reagan, Catherine Hepburn and John Wayne just to name a few. You never know who you are going to hear in this touching play written, produced and directed by Rich Little.

Rich not only sounds like Jimmy but he will mesmerize you as he transforms into Jimmy right before your very eyes.  You will honestly think you are watching the actual Jimmy Stewart.

Rich will take his one man play throughout the United States entertaining audiences prior to his finale on Broadway where his unique show of multiply celebrities are portrayed by one man like never seen before.   And don’t forget Harvey will be there too!

Rich has four stars to his credit, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Palm Springs Walk of Stars, Canadian Walk of Fame and Las Vegas Walk of Stars.

Show days vary – call the theatre for show dates or visit us at www.welktheatresandiego.com

Buffet options for Wed, Thurs and Sat only