Stoneham Theatre Presents The Edwards Twins 3/2-6

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The Edwards Twins presented by Stoneham Theatre runs March 2-6, 2011

"The Edwards Twins deliver a truly unique entertainment offering. A show that will astound the senses and appeals to audience of all ages."
(NBC Today Show)

The Edwards Twins bring their Las Vegas #1 impersonation show back to Stoneham. Performances run from March 2-6: Wed. (7:30 pm), Thurs. (7:30 pm), Fri. (8 pm), Sat. (4 pm & 8 pm), Sun. (2 pm). Tickets: $28-$32 regular admission, with a $5 discount for subscribers. Stoneham Theatre, 395 Main Street, Stoneham. Wheelchair accessible. For advance tickets and information, visit or call the Box Office at 781-279-2200 (hours Tues.-Sat., 1-6pm) or log onto www.stonehamtheatre.org.

The Edwards Twins sold out their June shows at Stoneham Theatre, and since then, the theatre's audiences have been craving for more. Anthony & Eddie Edwards, as confirmed by many of the major media outlets across the country, are the most talented twins in the world today. Whether it's playing piano, dancing, acting, singing or doing over 100 impressions of the top super stars in the world, The Edwards Twins wow all age groups.

The Edwards Twins -- and their dead on impressions of Elton John, Neil Diamond, Billy Joel, Ray Charles, Cher, Andrea Bocelli, Stevie Wonder, Rod Stewart, Pavarotti, Bette Midler, Tom Jones, Barbra Streisand, Elvis, Roy Orbison, Tina Turner just to name a few - have a fan base that just loves them to pieces.

"Striking look-alikes ...
Startling!"
(Boston Globe)

"Flawless vocals & visuals,
The Edwards Twins in many ways
are better than watching the real thing."
(People Magazine)

"The Edwards Twins are amazing!
This is a must see show!"
(Entertainment Tonight)

Identical twins Anthony Edwards and Eddie Edwards were born in 1965 and grew up in Burbank, California. Both boys were fascinated with celebrities at a very early age. Living near the famous NBC TV Studios in Burbank, they would sneak in and watch the various shows being taped. At home, the brothers would then play together, mimicking the stars and memorizing the skits from "The Sonny and Cher Show," "The Carol Burnett Show" and "Laugh-In".

After going to CalArts to receive a degree in Music (with a focus on voice and piano), Anthony moved to San Diego to attend and graduate from the San Diego Police Academy. However, rather than pursue law enforcement, Anthony returned to his roots of entertaining by joining forces with Eddie, after Carol Burnett suggested that they put together a show based on a pair of identical twins that look and sound like many different super stars.

Prior to working with Anthony, Eddie's first celebrity impersonation was that of Lily Tomlin's alter-ego "Ernestine the Operator." One Halloween at the nightclub "La Cage aux Folles," he dressed up as a woman and was asked that night by an employee, if he had ever thought about impersonating Barbra Streisand. Shortly thereafter, Eddie began seriously studying the art of makeup application and other tricks of the trade in order to help him create the illusion of turning into a spectacular female. Eddie auditioned and was hired by the world-famous "La Cage aux Folles" travelling the globe impersonating the likes of Barbra Streisand and Bette Midler.

After 10 years of performing together all over the world, The Edwards Twins have developed their show into one of the most fascinating acts in show business. Anthony has mastered more than 75 primarily male characters including Neil Diamond, Billy Joel, Elton John, Rod Stewart, Tom Jones, Johnny Mathis, Ray Charles, and Engelbert Humperdinck among many others. Eddie's voice is higher-pitched than Anthony's, so he usually plays the females, including Barbra Streisand, Cher, and Bette Midler. For more information on The Edwards Twins, visit www.theedwardstwins.com.

Stoneham Theatre, a professionally producing regional theatre, is the only company founded within the past ten years ranked by the Boston Business Journal among the area's ten most popular performing arts organization. It is consistently praised by critics and audiences for its superior caliber of production, its connection to the communities it serves and its comfortable atmosphere.

Coming up next in Stoneham Theatre's Season 11:
The Rimers of Eldritch
March 24-April 10, 2011
by Lanford Wilson; directed by Weylin Symes; with Marianna Bassham, Bobbie Steinbach, Daniel Berger-Jones, among others.
Nelly Windrod is on trial for murder, accused of shooting the local vagrant as he attacked a teenage girl. As the neighbors and families of the former mining town of Eldritch grapple with the sudden upheaval of their lives and struggle to understand how this could happen, long-buried secrets are revealed and the truth is unearthed layer upon layer.

Raffle tickets are now on sale in support of Lights Up!, Stoneham Theatre's tenth annual auction fundraiser. Tickets can be purchased for a chance to win an Ultimate Red Sox Experience! Package includes: four (4) front-row Pavilion Seat Tickets, round-trip limo service, dinner at the Shawmut Pavilion, a visit to the Red Sox Hall of Fame and an incredible On-Field Experience before the game. Raffle tickets are $50 each and the raffle is limited to 350 tickets. Drawing will be held at the Lights Up! Auction, Friday, April 1, 2011 at the Hilton Boston/Woburn, in Woburn. To purchase tickets or for more information, contact Kelly Gaudet at 781-587-7901 or kelly@stonehamtheatre.org. Lights Up! Red Sox Raffle is sponsored by Business Copy Associates. Details on the Theatre's 10th Annual Auction can be found at www.stonehamtheatre.org/dev_auction.html.

Weylin Symes serves as Stoneham Theatre's Producing Artistic Director. Visit www.stonehamtheatre.org.

Stoneham Theatre is also home to the Atelier Gallery, a satellite gallery of the Griffin Museum of Photography, showcasing fine art photography. For more information on the exhibition schedule, log onto www.griffinmuseum.org/exhibitions_atelier.htm. The Atelier Gallery at Stoneham Theatre is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 1-6 p.m., and one hour before each theater performance. The gallery can be accessed through the theatre's lobby; free and open to all.

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