Arts and Culture

Celebrity impressionists returning to Tucson

The Edwards Twins as Sonny and Cher
The Edwards Twins as Sonny and Cher

The Edwards Twins, identical twin celebrity impressionists, will return to Tucson, their childhood home, for a charity performance at the Fox Tucson Theatre on Sunday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m.

Anthony and Eddie Edwards, who are Jewish, are alumni of Rincon High School. They have toured the globe for two decades, bringing song, dance and comedy to the stage through their portrayals of Barbra Streisand, Elton John, Cher, Bette Midler and other stars from the more than 100 in their repertoire.

The evening will be emceed by Arizona Daily Star editorial cartoonist David Fitzsimmons, also a Rincon High School alumnus. Pima County Attorney Barbara LaWall, another Jewish Rincon alumnus, will commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week with a special presentation. The program will also include performances by the Rincon High School/University High School Choir; Egokillaz, winners of the National Hip Hop Championship; and the senior tap revue Rodeo City Wreckettes.

Proceeds will benefit the Tucson Musician’s Museum, Shared Hope and Comedy for Charity.

Tickets range from $20 to a $50 VIP package and are available at the Fox Tucson Theatre box office at 17 W. Congress St., or 547-3040.