At 7:30 p.m. on Sept.21, Keith Allynn – “The Diamond Image,” kicks off the 2018-2019 season at the McPherson Opera House with his tribute to the legendary Neil Diamond.
Keith Allynn has entertained audiences for over 23 years.
At the tender age of 14 he began his career in stand-up comedy crowd warming for such acts as Robin Williams, Chris Rock and Tim Allen.
At age 21 he discovered his musical talents performing an Elvis song at karaoke.
The crowd went crazy and Keith was hooked! Soon he became an Elvis Tribute Artist where he performed and competed as for several years.
In 2004 he was voted on by Graceland as being a top 10 Elvis Tribute Artist in the World.
Later wanting to impress a girl who loved Neil Diamond, Keith called her on the phone and in his best Neil voice sang her “Hello Again” from the move “The Jazz Singer”. That became her song, she became his wife, and he became The Diamond Image.
Featured in the documentary film, Diamond Mountain, Keith’s success as a Neil Diamond Tribute artist continues to soar, with multiple Branson Show Award titles including Tribute Artist and Tribute Show of the Year, multiple Trip Advisor certificates, and bookings coast to coast. “Experience the Feel of Neil” in this Broadway style romantic comedy, with quick change magic, a unique salute to Veterans, and all your Diamond favorite hits. Keith’s gift for entertaining shines through showing you why he truly is “The Diamond Image.”
Tickets are $25, $20, or $15, plus a $4 preservation fee, and can be purchased online at mcphersonoperahouse.org, by calling 620-241-1952, or visiting the box office at 219 S. Main,