Action News 5's Madea Look Alike Contest

Actor/Writer/Producer Tyler Perry has become a household name in recent years with a string of hit movies and stage plays, and in a few weeks his most recent project hits the stage at the Orpheum in downtown Memphis!  

It's called "Madea's Big Happy Family, and Action News 5 is your only Mid-South station with a chance for you to win dinner for two, a limo ride and front row tickets to the big show!

All you need to do is show us your best impersonation of Tyler Perry's popular "Madea" character!  

How do you win?

To enter come to the YMCA at 245 Madison Avenue in Memphis on Saturday, February 20 between 12pm and 3pm, and have your best Madea impression ready.

A panel of judges will pick three finalists.  Video of the three finalists will be posted later that day on, where visitors will have a chance to vote for the person who they believe looks most like Madea.  Voting runs through February 25th.

The person with the most votes will win the grand prize: Two front row tickets to see Madea's Big Happy Family at the Orpheum Theater February 27 courtesy of SMC productions, one night limousine rental, and a gift certificate for $100 at Pappa Pia's Restaurant.

Need some inspiration? Check out these Madea videos on YouTube:

for official rules.