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Nothing rings in the Holidays quite like the timeless tones of Streisand.  Join us on Wed. Dec 12 and Thurs. Dec 13 for for an intimate celebration of memorable holiday classics, Christmas ditties, and great stories featuring Melody Mendis, the unforgettable Barbra Tribute Artist selling out in venues all over the Midwest!

The bar opens at 6:45pm and the show starts at 7:30pm. Admission is only $25.  Pre-show dinner reservations are available in the main dining room and hotel rooms are available if you want to make an evening of it!

This Christmas event is not to be missed and will surely get even the most stubborn Scrooge into the holiday spirit!

To make your reservations, please contact Sarah in our Events Dept. at 612-465-0637 or E-mail us at events@nicolletislandinn.com



Melody Mendis, the Midwest premier Barbra Streisand singing impersonator featured on WCCO and FOX 9 Morning Shows, is funny, witty, full of heart and surprises and entertains with a twist. The show “Decades” follows Barbra’s musical choices from her start in the 60’s to the new Millennium. From Funny Girl to Yentl, with all of your favorite songs in between!   Plymouth Playhouse Ticket Link






Bryant Lake Bowl

“MELODY MENDIS PRESENTS HELLO GORGEOUS! Cabaret featuring the Music of Barbra Streisand”

Bryant Lake Bowl Shows on Sat. Sept. 29th and Sun. Sept. 30th.

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00pm

Tickets: $20/$15 in advance or with Fringe button

Saturday, Sept. 29th ticket link

Sunday, Sept. 30 Ticket Link

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Vieux Carre “Melody as Barbra: An Intimate Cabaret”

DATE:August 2

TIME:8:00 pm

COVER: $20.00 table/ $15.00 bar 

Vieux Carre

Sunburst Celebrity Convention in Orlando from August 28th-Sept. 3rd.

Please follow me on my social media to see what I’m doing down there, it will be very exciting!



Past Appearances

Please join me at the Stonewall Stage in Loring Park for the Twin Cities Pride Festival on Sunday, June 24th at 12:45pm and it’s like Buttah!






Thrilled that My Babs is singing a couple of songs in this upcoming show at The Mounds Theater! Please come on out and support this wonderful talented line-up!



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Holiday Barbra Fun!!

If you’d like to hear my fun interview and a few Holiday songs with Jearlyn Steele on her WCCO Holiday special, here is the link! There are a lot of wonderful musicians from “Sounds of Blackness,” “The Steeles,” “The Blenders” and other fabulous groups on here! Thank you so much for checking out my segment! http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/…/steele-talkin-with-jearlyn…/

A Liberace, Liza and Barbra Christmas!!

Melody Mendis as Barbra Streisand is joining this dynamic duo and bringing their own brand of holiday-sequined joy to Duluth, Minnesota this December with 2 shows at The Underground in the Duluth Depot!  A 75-minute cabaret extravaganza including Christmas Carol sing-a-longs, mystery audience gifts, Special Guests, and the Limbo.  OH!  And Liberace debuts his new Christmas outfit!  Stay tuned for more details.

Liberace and Liza Christmas


An Evening of Holiday Cheer

Nothing rings in the Holidays quite like the timeless tones of Streisand. Join Melody Mendis, the Streisand Tribute Artist selling out venues all over the Twin Cities, for an intimate and one-night-only celebration of some of the most memorable holiday classics, Christmas ditties, and great stories.

Melody’s “like buttah” vocals and spot-on Streisand look have won the hearts of many all over town. Her shows explore Streisand’s legendary repertoire; classic movie musicals, “Color me Barbra”, “The Way We Were”, and more. You’ll quickly make the leap and be swept into the world of wit, heart, and love that is Barbra!

This one-night-only Christmas event is not to be missed and will surely get any Scrooge into the spirit of Christmas!Image 10-17-17 at 11.00 PM





Bryant Lake Bowl Ticket Link

When: Sunday, Sept. 10th 2017 at 7:00pm

Pre-sale tix: $15.00

Tix at door: $17.00

Melody as “Barbra” Goes to the Movies and re-enacts some wonderful scenes from such beloved shows as Yentl, Funny Girl, The Way We Were, On a Clear Day and many more…The audience will feel each song and take the journey through the highs and lows all the while nestled in a warm bubble of timeless music and comforting memories.  


Melody Mendis is “Barbra” FRINGE SHOW at the CRANE THEATER!Fringe Poster-revised