Regina Orozco shone again on stage after more than two years of not appearing in concert and with Songs to ironthe renowned Mexican actress and singer offered a show full of nostalgia, laughter and anecdotes with the humor and social criticism that characterizes the so-called mega cake.
the majestic Metropolitan Theater it was the time machine where the soprano brought to 2022 a handful of pop songs from the 80s and 90swith which he took the audience on a journey through memories and references of the time, with an orchestra and new arrangements conducted by Ricardo Martín.
In a Show monologue, the artist who has established herself as a referent of cabaret in our country he ignited the spirits with themes that survive in the popular imagination and whose lyrics range from breakups and falling in love to party nights and manifestos.
With a Metropolitan filled to capacity, shortly before 9:00 p.m. this Saturday, August 13, the singer appeared on stage Zelma Cheremknown in her role as driver and influencer What Curvy Zelmawho was in charge of warming up the spirits before the stellar presentation of Regina.
Curvy said she felt honored with the opportunity to “support” Regina’s presentation and with songs like wounds Dulce, began to tune the throats of the public, made up of middle-aged men and womenwho looked expectantly at the opening act of the night.
“Few like her, who show themselves to be real, brave, fighters, enthrones, curvy”, Said the singer, who with a fitted black dress started the first applause.
It was Regina’s turn who, wearing a flowing blue dress, opened her presentation singing the theme Fall in love with mepopularized by Daniela Romo and the inspiration of John Gabriel. It was then that the artist began to read the first passage of his “Dear Diary”which, as he has stated, he found in his house and decided to incorporate it into his show, giving it a dose of fiction and making it serve as a common thread.
From this point on, the show developed with interventions between song and song of the story narrated by Reginawho counted a “toxic love” of youth and its adventures that led her to travel and to meet characters, such as a voluptuous nun with whom Regina had an affair.
These situations told with the sympathy that characterizes her were interspersed with messages on giant screens, where with comic-like illustrations, the story unfolds at the same time as a criticism is made of vices that persist in societysuch as violence, misogyny, fatphobia, transphobia, homophobia, injustice, racism and classism, aspects that Regina was interested in making visible with a powerful message of love and acceptance against the “walls” of hate.
She is more than meof Yuri; Youof Shakira; Save meof RBD; simply friendsof Ana Gabriel; Woman against womanof meccano; make love with another, of Alejandra Guzman; If you are not hereof Without flag; Hug me very tightof John Gabriel; A medley of hits from the 90’s Luis Miguel Y nothing specialby Miguel Bosé rang out loud in the powerful voice of the artist before an enthusiastic audience that sang along with her diva.
The show that constitutes a sequel to the Songs to wash dishes that the artist presented in 2015, was attended by The Gay Choir of Mexico Citywho accompanied Regina in the anthem Who cares?of alaska and dinarama -moment that emulated an LGBT+ march, well a couple of parade cheers were shouted-, in addition to the group of dancers Mexico of colorswho enlivened the recital on songs like Livin’ the crazy lifeof Ricky Martin.
Also, the show presented a narrative that recovers transcendental events of the last decades of the last century, such as the crisis of socialism after the fall of the Berlin wall, the fight for social rights, even a meeting with Mother Teresa, all in a funny farcical tone that left a good taste among the audience.