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Kenny Kerr was "The World's Foremost Master of Disguise." Kenny performed as the star of "Boy-Lesque" in Las Vegas' longest running show of its kind. Kenny's seamless impersonations of Barbra Streisand and Cher illustrated his ability to transcend the typical female impersonator genre. Kenny Kerr was a multi-faceted entertainer who combined his talents as a singer and comedian to bring audiences one of the finest shows in the world. Just before his sixteenth birthday, Kenny was shopping when the producers of a local female impersonator show approached him. The producers told him that he had a natural resemblance to Barbra Streisand and asked him if he would consider doing an audition. Kenny quickly said yes!! The makeover was so remarkable that he was offered a part in the company's production portraying Streisand and other female show business icons. For the next two years, Kenny began an almost impossible grind, attending school by day and traveling by bus each night, to perform in Philadelphia. At the age of eighteen, after graduating from school, Kenny decided to produce his own show and went on the road for two years perfecting his craft. In 1999, Kenny Kerr was honored with becoming the first female Impressionist ever to be inducted into the Tropicana Hotel's, Las Vegas "Hall of Fame." In the late 1970's, Kenny brought his now-seasoned production of "Boy-Lesque" to Las Vegas' Silver Slipper...
Kenny Kerr was "The World's Foremost Master of Disguise." Kenny performed as the star of "Boy-Lesque" in Las Vegas' longest running show of its kind.

Kenny's seamless impersonations of Barbra Streisand and Cher illustrated his ability to transcend the typical female impersonator genre. Kenny Kerr was a multi-faceted entertainer who combined his talents as a singer and comedian to bring audiences one of the finest shows in the world.

Just before his sixteenth birthday, Kenny was shopping when the producers of a local female impersonator show approached him. The producers told him that he had a natural resemblance to Barbra Streisand and asked him if he would consider doing an audition. Kenny quickly said yes!! The makeover was so remarkable that he was offered a part in the company's production portraying Streisand and other female show business icons. For the next two years, Kenny began an almost impossible grind, attending school by day and traveling by bus each night, to perform in Philadelphia. At the age of eighteen, after graduating from school, Kenny decided to produce his own show and went on the road for two years perfecting his craft.

In 1999, Kenny Kerr was honored with becoming the first female Impressionist ever to be inducted into the Tropicana Hotel's, Las Vegas "Hall of Fame." In the late 1970's, Kenny brought his now-seasoned production of "Boy-Lesque" to Las Vegas' Silver Slipper Casino where it quickly became one of the most successful shows on the Las Vegas strip. Almost immediately he gathered a cadre of celebrity fans including Joan Rivers, Rich Little, Debbie Reynolds, Cher, Sammy Davis Jr., and even Barbra Streisand, who was so smitten by his portrayal that she arranged for her mother and sister to have dinner with him one evening.

Kenny took his one-man show, "An Evening with Kenny Kerr", on the road, appearing in several cities across the United States. His tour extended as far as Hawaii and included performances on Carnival Cruise Lines, from the port of Miami, Florida, including a performance at Merv Griffin's Oscar party, hosted by the Gevency Hotel. Kenn's performance was highlighted by a special engagement at the Fantasy Springs Casino, outside Palm Springs, California, where Kenny starred in the stage production of "Boylieve It or Not."

Kenny Kerr had recently released his first CD entitled, "Songs From The Heart."

Kenny Kerr was working with Producer Patrick Jackson, on the production show, "Kenny Kerr & Friends", featuring his unrivaled talents of impersonator and comedian.

"Of all the years I went to Vegas for my job , I never saw your show. I almost saw you at the Plaza once, but didn't. I finally saw you a few years back @..." Michael Priestley (Litchfield Park, AZ)

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