The Hilarious Leslie Jordan Returns to Puerto Vallarta

Actor, comedian and Emmy Award winner, Leslie Jordan returns to Puerto Vallarta for the third year in a row with a new show titled: ‘Say Cheese: My Life in front of the Camera!’  Following him on the same night are the talented impersonators Joe Posa and Thirsty Burlington who return with their hit show ‘An Evening at The Birdcage’. Both shows begin Jan. 4, 2015 for an extended run at The Palm Cabaret and Bar.

Leslie Jordan is a small town man with a giant propensity for scene stealing. He is perhaps best known for his raucous, outrageous recurring role as Karen Walker’s nemesis Beverley Leslie on the television comedy Will & Grace, having won the coveted Emmy Award for Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in 2006, as well as his career defining role as ‘Brother Boy’ in both the original film Sordid Lives and the Logo TV prequel sensation, Sordid Lives the series.

Leslie returns for a long-anticipated three-week run at The Palm Cabaret and Bar on Sunday, Jan. 4th at 7:00 p.m. in his all new show ‘Say Cheese! My Life In Front Of The Camera’, which humorously examines his life in front of the camera; more specifically, his relationship with the camera of good friend and professional photographer Jim Cox. Cox’s photos of Leslie and friends are featured prominently, as the show’s subject matter.

Leslie Jordan is well-known for his outrageous and memorable appearances in commercials and hit television shows including Reba, Desperate Housewives, Ugly Betty, Ally McBeal, Boston Legal, Murphy Brown, Monk, and American Horror Story, opposite Hollywood heavyweights Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Sarah Paulson and Francis Conroy. He recently appeared in the smash reality competition ‘Celebrity Big Brother UK’, and also gave us a brief, yet indelible splash performance in the 2011 Academy Award winning box office sensation The Help.

A veteran of the live stage as well, his one-man autobiographical ‘Stories I Can’t Tell Mama’, ‘Deck Them Halls Y’all’ and ‘My Trip Down the Pink Carpet’ which was based on the best-selling autobiography of the same name was filmed as an HBO Special. Leslie also won the Ovation Award, The Garland Award and The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for his portrayal of Preston Leroy, the aging, sodden barfly in Del Shores’ hit play Southern Baptist Sissies. He has conquered the international stage with sold-out runs in Mexico (at The Palm), Canada and the U.K., and remains an in-demand mainstay as a stage/tv/film performer, voice-over artist, fundraiser, spokesperson, out artist, equal rights activist and all around Southern Baptist celebutante. ‘Say Cheese! My Life In Front Of The Camera’ will play January 4 – 21. Advance tickets are highly recommended, as these show will sell out.

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 days per week with two different shows nightly through April 2015. The Palm also offers matinees at 4:00 p.m. on selected shows.

The Palm is non-smoking (a patio is provided for smokers) and is located at Olas Altas #508, in the heart of Zona Romantica. Tickets may be purchased online 24 hours a day, and at The Palm’s Box Office, open at 11:00 a.m. daily. A full calendar of performances, information and online tickets are available at You can also find the Palm on Facebook at The Palm Cabaret and Bar.

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