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Mexican Drag Icon 'La Gorda' to Sing Live at The Palm for Semana Santa

The Palm Cabaret
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April 12, 2014

Alex Sol, aka La Gorda, will make his Puerto Vallarta debut at The Palm Cabaret and Bar during Semana Santa 2014 (Easter Week) with three shows on April 17, 18 and 19 at 9:00 pm. Alex Sol is an actor, director and entertainer in film, television and in nightclub venues in Mexico City and his hometown of Cuernevaca.

Alex started his career in theatre in 1985 studying in the IMSS training center and later in the Regional Institute of Fine Arts in Cuernavaca. He also attended the University Cultural Center where he participated in various special theatre courses covering production, direction, playwriting and acting. He has participated in about 80 theatre productions in his career.

Alex Sol has been a musical guest on several TV programs including a tribute to Enrique Alonso called “Cachirulo” and “Gateway to Bethlehem.”

In 1996 Alex was an actor in a show called “Broadway Light Show” in Cuernavaca for several seasons and then spent three months touring with the show in Cancun, Quintana Roo and Querétaro.

In 2005, he created the character “La Gorda” and the show “La Gorda: Crazy, Funny Little Transvestite” which mixes drag artistry, clowning and theatre. In Cuernavaca, Alex has entertained for 8 seasons in the “Enigma Bar Show” and has given personal appearances in almost all of Mexico. This performance will mark his debut in Puerto Vallarta at The Palm!

Alex Sol as La Gorda has become an icon of the LGBT community in the state of Morelos and has been a community activist for many years. For seven years Alex has been a member of the organizing committee for the “March for Sexual Diversity in Morelos” (Gay Pride) and is often invited to make HIV prevention campaigns for the Ministry of Health.

For the past six years Alex has served as an actor, director and adapted many shows for The Flying Theater Company in Cuernevaca.

In 2011 Alex was cast in the reality show La Academia, reaching the final stages. In 2012, Alex filmed Juan and Vanessa which is in post production.

La Gorda will perform live at The Palm Cabaret and Bar on April 17, 18 and 19 at 9:00 pm each evening.

The Palm is well-known for bringing top notch, cutting-edge entertainment to Vallarta. Inside you’ll find an intimate, completely refurbished 90-seat cabaret with outstanding sound and lighting, creating the ambience of cabarets from days gone by. Shows are scheduled seven nights per week with two different shows nightly. A full calendar of performances and tickets are available online at The Palm PV. The Palm is non-smoking (a patio is provided for smokers) and is located at Olas Altas #508 in Old Town Vallarta.

Tickets for La Gorda General Seating are $8 USD and Preferred Seating in the first 4 rows center are $12. Tickets are available at The Palm Cabaret Box Office or online at Vallarta Tickets.

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