When’s the last time you saw Wendy Williams, Diana Ross, Mo’Nique, Whoopi
Goldberg and First Lady Michelle Obama in one evening’s performance? Well,
all you need to do is catch the Sylvia Traymore Morrison Show the next time she’s in town. Originally from Washington, DC, Sylvia is the first African American Female Impressionist in the country. She
was one of the first solo artists to tour and open for Whitney Houston when Ms. Houston was one of the biggest names in the
entertainment business. The arenas they performed in sometimes housed well over 30,000 people.
heavyweight boxing was at its zenith and Muhammad Ali was in his prime, Sylvia was asked to host a Roast of the Champ at the
legendary Apollo Theater. The hosting job was so prolific and the imitation of the World Heavyweight Champion was so spot-on
that he looked at her in amazement and said, “You'’re doin’ me? A woman doin’ me? That’s awesome!”As a result of that roast, Sylvia was offered a position as an associate-writer for one of America’s
longest-running TV shows, Saturday Night Live. She is one of few African American Women offered that position.
Since that time Sylvia has opened for some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry, including Gladys
Knight, Chaka Khan, The Temptations, and Cher.
is one of America's best kept secrets and because of a profound career, Sylvia has released her first book, based on her true
story, entitled "Almost There, Almost...The Many Faces of Sylvia Traymore Morrison." 90% of readers
say they read it in less than 2 days and COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN. It reads like a roller coaster ride filled with thrills and
chills in addition to being one of the most inspiring books ever written according to critics.
The Livin' On Laughter Gospel Comedy Association presented Sylvia with the 2013 Lifetime Achievement
Award for her contribution to entertainment industry. The proud mother of two daughters,
Jasmin and Michelle, she is presently performing throughout the country, where she is being honored for her many contributions
to the industry, while also advocating domestic violence, HIV/AIDS and Cancer awareness. She's a lot of fun to
watch! Make sure to catch her live soon.