Time to play and off she went with “Boogie Shoes” while sporting roller skates for a time. Miss C declared that thoughts enter her mind and song/theme ideas meld together forming another funny show. Her nightly extravaganza features parodies marked by moving from one image to another always appearing to the audience in synch with the well-known ‘person’. Who: Miss Conception – international Female Delusionist® – has been selling out around the world for the past 17 years with her one woman live singing shows.This summer “Miss C” brings her new show, Miss Conception’s TV Land, to The Art House.The show features well-known TV character with a comedic twist that includes live vocals, dance and costume changes. patrons all over the place she has impressed listeners with her live singing and wowed the gathered multitude with stunning costumes, some of which are changed before your eyes on stage with the appropriate wig chosen from her vast collection. Yes, some drag queens make a living from drag, but trust me when I tell you that the majority of drag queens I know have full-time jobs and spend more money than they make from drag. The live, family friendly variety show stars Miss Conception, a “Female Delusionist” and one of Canada's busiest drag performers who is fresh off a pride performance featuring Canadian comedians Colin Mochrie and Andrea Martin. Miss Conception wore a fitting burlesque corset dress with underlying full bands of bright colors. Another of her successful season’s shows, TV Shows, brought out the hilarious, dear Karen from “Will and Grace”. Drag performers are a lot of fun and Vallarta has one of the most talented and sought after stars of drag, Miss Conception. Very few drag … In full drag, Toronto’s Miss Conception plunged headfirst into the obstacle course, diving into freezing cold water, crawling through mud and bouncing off big red balls, all the time with her kohl-painted eye on the $50,000 prize. Miss Conception is a “Female Delusionist” and one of Canada’s most renowned drag queens. From her beginnings in Toronto to touring and amusing [and maybe shocking!] Puerto Vallarta remains one of her top favorites and she adores the people and The Palm. In fact, Miss Conception brings drag to a whole new level. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. This is one diva that’s taking the world by storm. She would have loved to be Little Orphan Annie except for the being poor part. Don't miss hershow! Miss Conception storms the Wipeout obstacle course in full drag. Dragging Across Canada is Miss Conception’s newest creation, in partnership with Splash Events. Miss Conception (Miss C for those of us who are lazy), is an overnight sensation that has been 19 years in the making. (THE CANADIAN PRESS / Chris Young) MR (marca registrada). Amazing costumes (usually too many changes too count), great dialogue and comedy, excellent live vocals of well selected songs and, even, a well timed dance step or two. DE C.V. All rights reserved. Next. ROCKSTAR - Effie & Roy. The Immaculate Miss Conception 2.0. Español (Spanish), The Palm Cabaret & Bar(Opens in a new browser tab), Related: Miss Conception Shares Her Top Five Things to Do in Puerto Vallarta(Opens in a new browser tab). One lays on top of the other unnoticed until the top one is stripped away. The acts, every year, are very good but Miss Conception, in my opinion, leads the field. Miss Conception ruefully saw that the minutes had expired and wished to sing her last song spreading love to all around her. TORONTO – Canada’s drag scene was halted at the start of the pandemic, but the queens look to a new platform to kill on the trail. There’s storytelling, Lewd jokes have a definite shelf-life, and she knows it: with a sense of timing that’s perfection, she knows when to get dirty and when to go high, and it’s all absolutely flawless. Jezebel Bardot who is Toronto’s French Canadian drag queen. We spoke with Toronto's Miss Conception, AKA Kevin Levesque. Miss Conception took some time to talk to Provincetown Magazine about how Wilma Flintstone is a drag icon, auditioning for the first season of Drag Race Canada, and how to clear customs when traveling internationally as a drag queen! Kim Kuzma - Popstarz. Miss Conception, who refers to herself as a “Female Delusionist”, is one of Canada’s busiest drag performers who live sings a mix of your favorite pop hits and drive-in movie classics. https://www.facebook.com/groups/PuertoVallartaShows Conception Kevin Levesque is a celebrated drag performer who transforms into Miss. Previous. For more information, visit www.missconception.com and www.driveindrag.com. Gary Beck is a Puerto Vallarta entertainment writer and is the Owner/Editor of the following Facebook groups: Puerto Vallarta OldTown/SouthSide, Owner/Editor at Puerto Vallarta Shows: More of Beck's Best and Owner/Editor at Puerto Vallarta Restaurant Guide Beck's Best. Lady Face, one of the most talented drag queen’s in Canada, with her singing range going from Opera, to Rock, to Broadway. Offstage with Tonny Kenneth (Video episode 1), Buzzworthy Queer Headlines with Josh Robbins, https://thepalmcabaret.com/miss-conception/, Miss Conception: female delusionist “extra-ordinaire” INTERVIEW, Miss Conception Shares Her Top Five Things to Do in Puerto Vallarta, Couple Urges Caution After Puerto Vallarta Grindr Incident, https://www.facebook.com/groups/837053096708212, Diva Daniela talks on how the pandemic has affected LGBT+ nightclub’s entertainers, Puerto Vallarta hotels can now operate at 75 percent capacity, Puerto Vallarta in the Running for Gay Travel Awards. Kevin’s own charity fund, the Miss Conception Resident Comfort Fund with Toronto’s Fife House, has raised over $14,000 to assist residents in need of medication, as well providing bedding and other household items to help give them a new start. Drag is all the rage in Canada right now (with CTV’s Canada’s Drag Race just premiering), one of Canada’s most renowned drag queens, Miss Conception is taking her show on the road and coming to a drive in near you. 142 talking about this. “Seasons of Love” from Glee: “Share love, give love, spread love. There is only one Miss Conception and she is most loved. On the high seas, Miss Conception is in demand as a featured performer on ocean and river cruises alike, from river cruises throughout Europe (Spain, Greece, Turkey, Portugal, Prague, Italy, and France) with Brand G Vacations, as official Hostess for the Halloween Cruise with Aquafest Family at Sea, and as a resident performer for the Bear Cruise, Concierge Travel and Out Adventures. Signup for our newsletter to stay updated on our site updates and news. Drag queens who innovate during the COVID slowdown will be the ones who find the greatest success, suggested Levesque. Miss C. remarked that of all her seasons, she loved best the Disney exploration. He became a full-timer in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico in April, 2010 after 31 years of visiting and staying a total of five months per year since 2005. Many of these stunning ever-changing attires were created and sewn locally. She reveled in Disney’s “Annie” with a medley including “It’s a Hard-Knock Life” reaching the zenith with “Tomorrow” and holding the last note for an eternity. Miss Conception was born proud. Varla Jean Merman - Super Spreader. Gary R. Beck It is difficult to create year after year and attain such terrific success. Spencer Day & Effie Passero. Drag Queen Miss Conception (aka Kevin Levesque) is photographed at Woody's, a club/bar in Toronto on Tuesday August 18, 2020. Each character is her own undeniable image. Queen Live Forever. At 94, that dame can kick her heels. But in this case, that's a good thing. Conceptionat the best Toronto gay bars. From her beginnings in Toronto’s bar scene, to sell out audiences wherever she appears around the world, Miss Conception has audiences howling with laughter and leaping to their feet with applause. Learn how your comment data is processed. She is once again ably assisted by Max Castillo who checks her outfits and clears the stage. O&APV logo is a registered trademark and may not be used without permission. With simmering heat and a virus knocking out countless summer events, next weekend will prove to be quite a drag in Midland. She flowed from ‘bird’ song to another ending with “Rockin’ Robin”. Miss Conception travels internationally on her own tours and opening act for many top performers. She IS the bar. When not touring, Kevin Levesque donates his spare time participating in fundraising events, raising money for the Toronto People with AIDS Foundation’s Friends for Life Bike Rally, his own ride in the annual fundraising bike ride from Toronto to Montréal raising $50,000. Gay Bars Puerto Vallarta with Miss. Drive in Drag Canada, a Vegas-style variety show, toured several cities in Ontario and Montreal this summer, giving drag queens like Miss Conception … Drag queens who innovate during the COVID slowdown will be the ones who find the greatest success, suggested Levesque. Miss Conception’s one-woman, live singing shows, launched new each year in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and Provincetown, Massachusetts, parody and celebrate some of the greatest characters, movies and TV shows of our time, featuring on-stage transitions from one character to another, with costume change that happen before your eyes. This post is also available in: With a career spanning over twenty years, Kevin Levesque as Miss Conception, has been delighting audiences around the world with his unique style of female illusion – “a Female Delusionist® if you will”, as Kevin puts it. To celebrate the launch of our 2020 gay Mekong River cruise, which she will host for the second time, Staff Writer Lino DiNallo chatted with her about her first time going down the Mekong, and starring in our new promotional parody musical, Anything Goes. Kevin Levesque as Miss Conception has been delighting audiences around the world with his unique style of female illusion. Miss Conception travels internationally and has opened shows for comedian Leslie Jordan (Will and Grace) and singer Lorna Luft (daughter of Judy Garland) and has worked alongside Tony award-winning actress Jennifer Holliday (Dreamgirls). That is called Talent. Be aware that no character in the media is safe from her sharp eyeballs and the critiques can be a mix of joy and surprise. Fitting perhaps, for a drag queen that’s all over Pride Week like pan-stick on a freshly shaven face. Recently Miss Conception has taken her tour to the high seas and river cruises throughout Europe. And after months of dejection for much of the drag community, Miss Conception’s backyard shows may have offered a runway to the future. https://www.facebook.com/groups/837053096708212 The legendary Canadian ‘delusionist’ MISS CONCEPTION is finally making her Ptown debut with FORBIDDEN DIZNEE her wonderfully hilarious dirty show for fans of the Magic Kingdom … Levesque first visited Puerto Vallarta in 2010 for Beef Dip, the Mexican gay beach destination’s popular Bear Week. Other credits include Second City (Toronto), being featured on ‘Queer as Folk’ and ‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’, and having the distinction of being the first contestant on Wipeout Canada to ever run the course in full drag. The singer/dancer/drag performer extraordinaire sprang forth from her mother’s loins on Pride Day back in 1980. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Dueling Drag Divas. Off she traveled to a life of Parisian cabaret at “Moulin Rouge” loving those Diamonds and bouncing to a ‘can can’ complete with bright red feathers in typical fan shapes. There’s singing. ... And did you know he was the first ever drag contestant on Wipeout Canada. Canada’s first ever drive-in drag tour, Dragging Across Canada offers audiences a fabulous evening of drag, costumes, live singing, comedy and dancing, under the stars at a drive-in theatre near you, and all from the comfort of your own car. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young Puerto Vallarta, JAL. Drag queens who innovate during the COVID slowdown will be the ones who find the greatest success, suggested Levesque. There’s dancing. Miss Conception–Female Delusionist Extraordinaire–was literally born on Pride Weekend, and she only got gayer from there. Remembering her season of Where in the World traveling, she landed across the Big Pond in England where she was the Queen of England singing, what else, “Dancing Queen”. This is her tenth season here and will bedazzle you with ten costume changes! 1 / 1 Miss Conception will be appearing at the Friday and Saturday shows. “Blackbird” started off her portrayal of “The Birds” from her movies show. Canada’s first ever drive-in drag tour, Dragging Across Canada offers audiences a fabulous evening of drag, costumes, live singing, comedy and dancing, under the stars at a drive-in theatre near you, and all from the comfort of your own car. Miss Conception does not raise the bar. Miss Conception takes drag to a new level. Dragging Across Canada is Miss Conception’s newest creation, in partnership with Splash Events. Dizzy and wildly, she proudly sang of her favorite “Money, Money, Money”. “I love having my birthday on Pride,” she laughs. Mash became Mask and all were urged to wear one to protect everyone in this pandemic always. But Max removed them before she rocked over and brought a bone. Own/edit/publish "Beck's Best Puerto Vallarta Restaurant Guide" on Kindle. Drive in Drag Canada, a Vegas-style variety show, has been touring across cities in Ontario and in Montreal this summer, giving drag queens like Miss Conception … Gary was born in Ohio, was awarded two degrees in Horticulture at Michigan State University, moved to San Francisco where he worked in the commercial nursery biz. The show stars internationally renowned Miss Conception, a “Female Delusionist” and one of Canada's busiest drag performers who live sings a mix of your favorite pop hits and drive-in movie classics. Drag Queen Miss Conception (aka Kevin Levesque) is photographed at Woody's, a club/bar in Toronto on Tuesday, August 18, 2020. Kevin Leveque created his lovable, energetic character, Miss Conception, about 18 years ago and has been selling out shows around the world with these entertaining shows ever since! Expand. Provincetown Magazine: When was the moment you knew you were going to pursue drag as a career? Submitted photo. © Out & About PV, S. DE R.L. Miss Conception's Fan Page where you'll find out everything you need to know about Miss Conception. A takeoff on “Monster Mash” opened the evening and had us moving oddly to the beat. Miss Conception Celebrates 10 Years of Drag. Each performance will be hosted by Jodie James and features different special guests, along with some of Canada’s most entertaining drag queens. Branden & James - Lady Gaga Songbook. Recommended for you For most, drag is an extremely expensive hobby that they enjoy doing. The masterpiece must be seen to believed when the undergarments are displayed to the viewers. A new drag show hit the stage in Sault Ste Marie and Sudbury to fundraise for a summer camp for LGBTQ youth. Sutton Lee Seymour - Auntie Social. And after months of dejection for much of the drag community, Miss Conception's backyard shows may have offered a runway to the future. You have entered an incorrect email address! And after months of dejection for much of the drag community, Miss Conception’s backyard shows may have offered a runway to the future. 5 Stars. I HAVEN’T SEEN THIS MANY COSTUME CHANGES SINCE DIANA ROSS! Miss Conception travels internationally and has opened shows for comedian Leslie Jordan (Will and Grace) and singer Lorna Luft (daughter of Judy Garland) and has worked alongside Tony award-winning actress Jennifer Holliday (Dreamgirls). He left that career and entered a new one for 20 years in the restaurant business and property management. 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