May Entertainment Line-up at The Purple Room in Palm Springs
** Friday and Saturday, May 24 and 25 In 1968, her crazy brand of humor landed her a four-year stint on the highly successful, innovative television series Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-in. Her instinctive comedy timing and irrepressible laugh made her a favorite with audiences. Ms. Worley’s work runs the gamut from television, movies, night clubs, to game shows, talk shows, commercials and cartoons, plus many Broadway and touring productions, and she was the voice of the Wardrobe in the Academy Award winning Beauty and the Beast.
Purple Room proprietor and entertainer Michael Holmes, owner of the desert’s premier supper club, will delight audiences with his highly popular, high-octane Judy Garland impersonation in “The Judy Show!” with pianist Joel Baker every Sunday: May 26.
The Purple Room’s fantastic lineup of complimentary live entertainment takes place every Tuesday through Thursday (no ticket or cover required) each night from 6:30–9:30 p.m.:
** Tuesdays: Rose Mallet, Jazz Hall of Fame
** Wednesdays: Michael Holmes & Keisha D’, Music of the Rat Pack Era
** Thursdays: Sharon Sills, Sass Sex and Songs
Inspired by Sinatra’s favorite spirit, the Purple Room has launched “Frank’s Bourbon Bar” offering more than 50 rare and premium bourbons that include the ultra-exclusive and limited, Pappy Van Winkle from Buffalo Trace Distillery in Kentucky. Frank’s Bourbon Bar offers serval flights for patrons to experience a wide variety of bourbon and scotch whiskeys. Also, keep an eye out for special tasting events while in season.
The Purple Room, located at 1900 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, California 92264, opens every day at 4 p.m., with Happy Hour in the bar and lounge from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday; and from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Dinner and free entertainment can be enjoyed every Monday through Thursday night (no cover).
Ticketed shows on Friday and Saturday nights begin with dinner reservations at 6 p.m. and performances at 8 p.m. For “The Judy Show” on Sundays, dinner reservations are at 5 p.m., with the show beginning at 7 p.m. Details and ticket information can be found at purpleroompalmsprings.com.
Here are brief talent bios and links to their websites:
** Jo Anne Worley
Friday, May 24 and Saturday, May 25
Dinner @ 6:00 p.m. | Show @ 8:00 p.m.
It was Jo Anne Worley’s crazy brand of humor which landed her a four-year stint on the highly successful, innovative, television series Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-in. Her instinctive comedy timing and irrepressible laugh made her a favorite with audiences. She appeared on Broadway in The Drowsy Chaperone, The Wizard of Oz, and Grease. She has starred in the National companies of Annie, Carnival, the Pirates of Penzance, and the Wizard of Oz. She has toured extensively with (to name a few): Mame, Hello, Dolly, Once upon a Mattress, Anything Goes, Call Me Madam, Nunsense, Steel Magnolias, and Gypsy, for which she won her 5th Drama-Logue Award. She recently appeared in Wicked in the Los Angeles production as Madam Morrible. Ms. Worley’s work runs the gamut from television, movies, and stage productions, night clubs, to game shows, talk shows, commercials and cartoons, including the voice of the Wardrobe in the Academy Award winning Beauty and the Beast.
For additional information about The Purple Room, to request interviews with talent, and for press passes, please contact Michael Holmes at (760) 322-4422.
About The Purple Room
Located in historic Palm Springs, California, The Purple Room is the desert’s premier supper club, harking back to the sophisticated and glamorous era of the Rat Pack. Owned by entertainer Michael Holmes, The Purple Room’s signature 1960s interior and the internationally renowned roster of performers make it the go-to place for locals and visitors alike. To learn more about the Purple Room or for tickets, visit us at www.PurpleRoomPalmSprings.com. Please follow us on social media: PurpleRoomPalmSprings on Instagram; @PurpleRoomPS on Twitter; and Purple Room Supper Club on Facebook. Don’t forget to tag us: #PurpleRoomPS and #TheJudyShow.