The Piolo Pascual show set in the evening of March 27, 2015 at the Masonic Temple in Detroit, Michigan is expected to be immensely hilarious with comedienne Pokwang’s unique antics and jokes.
(Tickets to the show may be purchased through the Masonic box office by calling 314 638 2724 or (for US clients) Fred at 248 979 6314; Cris, 248 703 1711; Flora, 586 697 5959; Daryll, 734 233 8599; Linda, 586 558 8550; (for Canadian clients) Emmylou, 519 564 2638; and Jenny 519 562 8486.)
The show combines the extraordinary talents of Piolo, described as the “Ultimate Heartthrob” due to his good looks and macho features, and Pokwang, one of the best comediennes in the Philippines.
The show, entitled “Papa P Meets Mamang Pokwang,” is a high-octane comedy skit that is expected to make the audience convulse in laughter.
Pokwang is not only a much sought-after TV host but also a drama actress, impersonator and singer.
Pokwang, whose real name is Marietta Subong, was born on Aug. 27, 1970 in Antipolo City, Metro Manila. She is a celebrity on her own rights, an actress, a comedienne, a singer, an impersonator and a TV Host. She is also a businesswoman, being a co-owner of a local salon. Pokwang is ninth among 12 siblings.
Her humble beginnings prompted her to strive harder in life to help her family step out of poverty. She started in the entertainment industry as a dancer/entertainer in Japan and even pushed her limits to work as a domestic helper in Abu Dhabi just so to make both ends meet for her family.
Pokwang’s first TV appearance was as at ABC 5’s Eezy Dancing as one of the backup dancers in the show. She was given a break in Philippine television when she joined “Yes Yes Show” in 2004 as a contender in a segment, Clown in A Million. She won the contest and was given a contract to work with ABS-CBN.
She later appeared in many drama anthology shows, movies and sitcoms. She co-hosted in various television shows, including “Pinoy Big Brother,” “Wowowee” and “Pilipinas Win na Win.” Pokwang also appeared in various films playing supporting roles. Among these films were “Bcuz of U,” “Dubai,” “D Lucky Ones,” “Apat Dapat, Dapat Apat,” and “The Adventures of Pureza: Queen of the Riles.” She was given a break in her first starring role for Star Cinema portraying an OFW, Medy, in “A Mother’s Story” released in 2012.
Pokwang, as an impersonator, is famous for impersonating Dionisia, Manny Pacquiao’s mother, and Annabelle Rama. Being a natural born entertainer, she was released an album in discography entitled “Pokwang… Ang Album Na May Puso.” An album under Star Records, “Happy Yipee Yehey! Nananana!”, was released on November 2011 with her single, “No Boypren, No Problem.”
She bagged various awards, including Best Comedy Actress award from the Philippine Movie Press Club for her portrayal as Etang Sukimura in ABS CBN’s sitcom “Aalog-Alog,” and the Best Female Comedian award from People’s Choice Awards.
At present, Pokwang is a member of ABS CBN’s Star Magic group of entertainers.