Yudi Villamonte

“Dreaming of You,” Yudi Villamonte as Selena

The matriarch of the Villamonte music dynasty, Yudi Villamonte, brings her inspirational new show, “Dreaming of You,” a musical tribute to one of the first Latina crossover artists, SELENA, to Act II Stages in Puerto Vallarta for three performances only. Be there on Friday, June 1st at 8 pm for the debut of this incredible show.

Selena Quintanilla-Pérez (April 16, 1971 – March 31, 1995) was an American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, model, actress, and fashion designer. Called the ‘Queen of Tejano Music’, her contributions to music and fashion made her one of the most celebrated Mexican-American entertainers of the late 20th century. Billboard Magazine named her the top-selling Latin artist of the 1990s decade. She also ranks among the most influential Latin artists of all time and is credited for catapulting a music genre into the mainstream market. (wikipedia)

“Dreaming of You” is produced and directed by Alfonso López, who also brought you “Motown and Beyond” and “Simply the Best – Tina Turner” starring Yudi’s daughter, Diana Valeria Villamonte. Yudi Villamonte has appeared in “Simply The Best” in a duet with her famous daughter, making her one the most requested artists at Act II.

Yudi Villamonte gained notoriety in her home country of Panama, as the matriarch and the first lady of the Villamonte musical dynasty. Well known in the paparazzi circuit, all the Villamonte women have been known to be chased down the street coming out of clubs and venues by photographers trying to get a picture of the “First Musical Family” of Panama.

This past year the Villamonte family started a new life in Puerto Vallarta, and it was a risk well worth taking, as Diana Villamonte has become Act II’s newest star.

“Dreaming of You” also includes a special appearance by three of the Villamonte woman, including special guest star and daughter, Diana Valeria Villamonte. Don’t miss this incredible bilingual show honoring the music of super star Selena and starring Yudi.Villamonte on Friday, June 1st, 8th and 15th at 8pm at Act II Stages. For tickets and more information, go to www.actiientertainment.com

Puerto Vallarta News

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