Saturday, June 14, 2014

Madame Tussauds DC Announces Newest Wax Figure: Katy Perry

Katy Perry

From our friends at Madame Tussauds...

Madame Tussauds Washington, DC Debuts Katy Perry Figure with One-of-a-Kind Opportunity Before Her Sold-Out Concert

Wax Figure of Pop Superstar to be Unveiled at Madame Tussauds Washington, DC with the Help of HOT 99.5 Music Radio Station

Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C. welcomes for the first time to its attraction global pop sensation Katy Perry who is immortalized in wax and will join legendary cultural icons including Beyonce, Oprah Winfrey and Brad Pitt. The unveiling of the figure will take place at Madame Tussauds Washington, DC (1001 F Street, NW, corner of 10th & F Streets) on Tuesday, June 24 at 11:00 AM with the help of DC’s number one hit music radio station HOT 99.5.

Jay Thomas, “Intern John,” from 99.5’s The Kane Show and one lucky contest winner will be among the first to see Katy’s brand new figure and will be on-site to present her to the many adoring fans who will catch an up-close glimpse of the singer before they head over to Katy’s sold-out show at the Verizon Center.

“We are looking forward to welcoming Katy Perry’s wax figure to the Madame Tussauds family with the help of HOT 99.5,” said Ashley Robinson, Marketing Manager for Madame Tussauds D.C. “She is one of today’s most beloved pop performers and will make a wonderful addition to the Madame Tussauds’ family.”

Katy Perry worked closely with a team of Madame Tussauds artists who dedicated themselves to creating her wax figure and replicating her unique look and style. Katy’s figure is modeled after one of her most eye-catching red carpet outfits and fans in attendance will get their chance to pose for photos alongside the singer.

Katy Perry, a ten-time Grammy nominee, has topped the charts in more than 25 countries and sold more than 50 million digital tracks, as well as 10 million albums worldwide. She is currently on third headlining world tour, Prismatic, and will be performing two sold-out shows in Washington DC’s Verizon Center.

Madame Tussauds Washington D.C. is a fully interactive, full-sensory experience, where visitors are able to touch, see and hear major historical events and celebrities in a way unlike any other Washington D.C. attraction. The attraction, highlighted by the Presidents Gallery, which features wax figures of all 44 U.S. Presidents, showcases likenesses of some of the world’s most recognized individuals, including: international superstars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt; superstars Michael Jackson, Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Lopez and Rihanna; entertainment and sports giants Oprah Winfrey, Babe Ruth, Johnny Depp and Tiger Woods, among others. Most recently, the wax figure of Betty White was immortalized in wax and debuted at the attraction. For more information, visit or call 202-942-7300