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The Man of a Thousand Voices

James Stephens III, known as “The Man of a Thousand Voices,” is a master impressionist and performer known for his wide range of spot-on impressions. Stephens has performed at performing arts institutions including Carnegie Hall in New York City and the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. He has also performed internationally — he has headlined entertainment acts on major cruise lines, performed in Amsterdam and Scotland, made appearances on the UK’s BBC, and was the first African-American to perform in London at Hackney Theater and Lewisham. Time Magazine has referred to him as one of the funniest comedians of the present day.

His television work includes starring on several shows as well as appearing on Comedy Central, HBO, Showtime, CBS, NBC, ABC, and MTV. And he has worked with celebrities such as Jerry Seinfeld, Joe Rogan, Chris Rock, Will Ferrell, Steve Carrell, George Lopez, Patti LaBelle, and Aretha Franklin. He is credited for his wide range of comedic performance abilities that appeal to all audiences and today performs at the Asher Theatre in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

James Stephens III at the piano James Stephens III at the piano
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What to Expect at the Show

“The Man of a Thousand Voices” displays a stunning range of impressions during his show. You will hear from comedians, politicians, musicians, and more. His impressions include Ronald Reagan, Chris Rock, Elvis, Michael Jackson, Bill Clinton, John Legend, Kevin Hart, Kermit the Frog, and Lionel Ritchie. Stephens is also a talented singer, musician, and dancer — his act includes playing the trumpet like Louis Armstrong, playing the piano like Duke Ellington, and dancing like Sammy Davis Jr.

Throughout the show, Stephens seamlessly transitions from one performance to another to keep the show fresh and the crowd engaged. He even mixes up genres, such as doing an impression of Snoop Dogg performing country music. His performance is backed up by a live house band throughout the show.

Travel Tips

- The show is fully ADA accessible and compliant. 

- Unfortunately, photography and videography is not permitted during the show.