James Gypsy Haake

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July 18, 2017


CONTACT:  Dan Gore (505) FUN-SHOW


(Palm Springs, CA, July 18, 2017)  - 85-year-old show business legend James “GYPSY” Haake, notable stage, film and TV actor (La Cage aux Folles cabaret stage revue, To Be or Not To Be, Married with Children) is still knocking them dead every weekend in Downtown Palm Springs.

GYPSY’s star rose in the early 80s when he was discovered by Mel Brooks in the cabaret show “La Cage Aux Folles” in Beverly Hills.  Since his debut in film, he has worked with Mel Brooks, Anne Bancroft, Jane Fonda, Shelley Long, Joan Collins, Jackie Collins, Katy Sagal and numerous others.  Credits includeTo Be Or Not To Be, The Morning After, Clifford, Troop Beverly Hills, Tanner 88, Dynasty, Max Headroom, Hollywood Wives, Married with Children.

Currently GYPSY headlines the Palm Springs new hit dinner-shows Oscar's Cabaret and Gypsy's Follies as “Mastress of Ceremonies” at Oscar’s Café and Bar every Friday & Saturday night. Oscar's Cabaret has appeared in casinos across the country, and is most recognized for their decade long run in Lake Tahoe, Nevada at the Horizon Casino– to date, the longest running show in the history of Lake Tahoe’s entertainment scene.

Haake, who has been profiled on Huffington Post and Hollywood Reporter, among other high profile media outlets, brings to stage accomplished performers recreating the likes of Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Judy Garland, Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand, Patsy ClineP!nk, Katy Perry and Joan Rivers.  All of these legendary ladies are portrayed by men.

In April of 2015, GYPSY was recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the Oldest working Female Impersonator in the world. 

Show tickets for Oscar's Cabaret on Fridays and Gypsy's Follies on Saturdays at Oscar’s can be purchased: http://www.palmspringsdinnershows.com  or call (505) FUN SHOW


For More Information:

Dan Gore (505) FUN-SHOW