John "Sweet" Lapus has come a long way since his first comedy show at The Library way back in 1998.
Sweet 16 The Universal Sweet Anniversary Show will be his last solo show for some time. In an interview with PEP editor Rommel Llanes, Sweet reveals that his next solo show will be for his 20th or 25th anniversary in showbiz. He admits that having a major solo show is very difficult since he is currently one of the main hosts of the GMA-7 showbiz talk show Showbiz Central as well as a cast member of the upcoming dramedy Adik Sa 'Yo.
For this reason, the TV host-actor promises that this will be his best show yet. Sweet is thankful to his home network, GMA-7, for the support that they are giving for Sweet 16. He is also greatful for his fellow Kapuso stars for granting his request to guest in the two-day event. Sweet would also like to thank ABS-CBN Interactive for the support even though he is part of the Kapuso Network already.
Sweet will open the show with a hit Broadway musical song that he says best summarizes his 16-year career in the local entertainment scene.
He will also do a sexy swimsuit showdown with Katrina Halili and a dance showdown with Marian Rivera. Aljur Abrenica and JC Tiuseco meanwhile will serenade Sweet through a Pinoy harana segment that would definitely delight audiences.
Sweet will also present his usual MTV spoof of a famous song. He narrated, "Taping pa lang namin tawa na kami ng tawa ni Uge."
Of course, Sweet's buwis-buhay dance number should not be missed. The TV host-actor even quipped, "Malamang maospital na talaga ako sa tindi ng dance number ko."
The show is directed by Sweet's friend and fellow stand up comedian Phillip Lazaro.
John Lapus is Sweet 16, The Universal Sweet Anniversary Show
Dates: May 15 and 16, 2009 (8 pm)
Venue: Teatrino, Promenade Greenhills, San Juan
Guests: Katrina Halili and Aljur Abrenica (May 15)
JC Tiuseco and Marian Rivera (May 16)
with the special participation of Eugene Domingo
John Lapus - Two-time Aliw Awardee for Best Male Comedy Act
Supported by: GMA-7, Calayan Surgicenter, Jollibee, Hairwatch Salon, Bing Cristobal Hauz of Fashion, Philippine Entertainment Portal, ABS-CBN Interactive, Kulay Express Printing.
It is the first time that Sweet would do a two-day show to accomodate more people since Teatrino has a seating capacity of only 300. Get your tickets now at Teatrino, Hairwatch Salon or call 0905-3029890 or 0927-7515726 for reservations.
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