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Act2PV Taking Entertainment in Vallarta to New Heights

November 01, 2019
Act2PV is located in the Romantic Zone at the corner of Insurgentes and Basilio Badillo on the south side of Puerto Vallarta. For more information, call 222-1512, or visit Act2PV's website or Facebook page.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - The opening of the hit Broadway musical 'Mamma Mia!' kicked off an exciting new season of entertainment at Act2PV. And, with SEVEN new shows opening this week, this 5-star venue continues to be THE PLACE to go for 'The Best of the Best' live entertainment in Puerto Vallarta.

MAMMA MIA! OPENED TO SOLD-OUT AUDIENCE!

Act2PV opened its 7th exciting seasonon Tuesday, October 29, with Mamma Mia!, the biggest, most exciting musical ever produced in Puerto Vallarta! Built around a whole lot of hit ABBA songs, Mamma Mia! is the story of a young girl’s quest to find out who her father is. The opening night audience, dressed in white, was over the moon about this flashy, well-cast production of the beloved 1980's Mamma Mia! The show continues every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

MJ LIVE OPENING NIGHT A THRILLER!

The highly-anticipated "MJ Live" show opened on October 31 - Halloween night! The crowd was full of extremely enthusiastic Michael Jackson fans, and many were dressed in "Thriller" costumes! José Martinez, performing as the iconic Michael Jackson, and the rest of the incredible MJ Live cast THRILLED the audience with this amazing musical journey through the life of Michael Jackson! This show is a must-see!

AND THE HITS JUST KEEP ON COMING!

With SEVEN new shows opening this week, Act2PV's exciting new season of shows is sure to keep Puerto Vallarta audiences entertained.

Voted the "Best Performing Arts Venue in Banderas Bay" in the Vallarta Tribune 2019 Reader's Poll, and ranked #2 on TripAdvisor's list of "Best Places in Puerto Vallarta," this 5-star venue truly brings you THE BEST OF THE BEST in its 2019/2020 season, presenting something for everyone.

Whether it's the high-quality theater productions, or internationally-renowned cabaret acts and drag shows, Act2PV's incredible entertainment, including its sound and lighting systems, is on par with any theater in North America. Excellent live musical entertainment (with no cover) is also offered in the beautiful, fully-equipped Encore Bar, so come early and enjoy a drink before the show.

OPENING THIS WEEK AT ACT2PV

"Showgirl," starring Daniela Treviño
A throwback to the women singers of Las Vegas
Produced by Act II Entertainment
Directed by Alfonso López
Opening Night: Saturday, November 2 - 7:30 pm
Opening Night/Danny's Birthday Party: 6:30 pm
Dress in your best feathers, boas & glitz!
Saturdays - 7:30 pm (through December 31)


Come to The Red Room's OPENING NIGHT "Glitz & Glam" Party and celebrate Founding Partner, Danny Minnini's Birthday on Saturday, November 2!

Danny always picks a new "break out singer" to perform in The Red Room on his birthday, and this year, he has chosen Daniela Treviño as the featured singer for the Las Vegas-themed opening night of The Red Room! This catered party will feature many of your favorite foods found in a Las Vegas Buffet.

Act2PV's very own "Showgirl," Daniela Treviño will delight the audience with songs made famous by the women of Las Vegas, such as Cher, Jennifer Lopez, Charo, Gloria Estafan, Mariah, Celine Dion, and more.

"Elton John / Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute"
Featuring Us Two and their Live Band
Opening Night: Sunday, November 3 - 7:30 pm
Opening Night Party: 6:30 pm
Continuing Shows: Sundays - 7:30 pm


Vallarta's #1 Musical Duo, Us Two returns to The Red Room November 3 with their brand-new musical tribute to two of the most beloved musical acts of the 20th century, Elton John and Earth, Wind & Fire! They'll be performing notorious songs like September, Boogie Wonderland, Reasons, Your Song, Crocodile Rock, Candle in the Wind, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, and more.

Mama Tits - "I'm Back, B*ches!"
Starring PV's beloved 6'7" POWERHOUSE
Opening Night: Monday, November 4 - 9:30 pm
Opening Night Party: 8:30 pm
Continuing Shows: Mondays & Saturdays - 9:30 pm
Thursdays - 5:00 pm (starting Jan 9)


Mama Tits is thrilled to return to the Red Room for her fifth season! She is back with another raw and witty take on life, sex, relationships and living your truth, with all new music and stories, including jazz, blues, pop and rock! For more information about this show, or to buy tickets, visit act2pv.com.

TripAdvisor: "Mama Tit's show is just amazing and must-see. By her performance and how she engages her audience, you can tell how passionate and heart-felt she is about performing and sharing her message of love and self-importance to everyone. She's enthralling, captivating, and engaging for the whole show, and, at the same time, so crude and hilarious that you will be laughing for the entire show..."

"PAST-Modern Jukebox"
Featuring Lollipop
Opening Night: Tuesday, November 5 - 7:00 pm
Opening Night Party: 6:00 pm
Continuing Shows: Tuesdays - 7:00 pm


Prepare to be wowed when the PMJ band, Lollipop, swings into Puerto Vallarta with their incredible, new show, "PAST-Modern Jukebox!" This talented, 5-member band puts their unique spin on beloved classics from the 70's and 80's, with hits from Queen, Journey, Eric Clapton, KISS, Chicago, Police, and more, and converts them into the vintage big band (Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Count Basie, etc.) sounds of the past.

"Fleetwood Mac & The Eagles"
Featuring Us Two and their Live Band
Opening Night: Wednesday, November 6 - 7:30 pm
Opening Night Party: 6:30 pm
Continuing Shows: Wednesdays - 7:30 pm


UsTwo returns to the Red Room for its 3rd SOLD-OUT SEASON! This year, Daniel Celis and Noemi Plascencia (and their Live Band) will present a musical tribute to the everlasting and timeless music of two unforgettable groups from the 70s... Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles, with songs such as New Kid in Town, One of These Nights, Take It Easy, Heartache Tonight, Dreams Everywhere, Landslide, Desperado and many more. For more information about this show, or to buy tickets, please go to act2pv.com.

TripAdvisor Review: "My partner and I went to this show without reading reviews or having any expectations. WE LOVED IT! Every song sung was great. They each take turns singing their songs. They are amazing alone, but when then harmonize...just Wow! Two very talented people. They are easy on the eyes too! We understand they sell out during high season."

Hedda Lettuce: "Tossed Salad"
Live comedy, songs & improv
Opening Night: November 7 - 9:30 pm
Opening Night Party: 8:30 pm
Thursdays & Fridays - 9:30 pm
Tuesdays - 5:00 pm (starting January 7)


Six-time Drag Queen of the Year Award-winner (HX magazine) and the legendary "green goddess" of drag, Hedda Lettuce is delighted to celebrate her fifth season at the Red Room Cabaret with her one woman Comedy / Cabaret show, "Tossed Salad!" Hedda will toss out the perfect mix of fresh, crisp improvisational comedy, bawdy and biting wit, light dancing and lush, live (NOT lip-synched) singing. All of this, along with her colorful costumes, creates the perfect show!

"Retchless"
Tales of an androgynous singer, dancer and International champion pole dancer
Featuring Steven Retchless
Opening Night: Friday, November 8 - 9:30 pm
Opening Night Party: 8:30 pm
November 10, 13, 24, 17, 20, 24, 27 - 9:30
November 8, 15 - 7:30 pm


Steven Retchless, International Pole Dance Champion, and semifinalist on America's Got Talent, brings his one-man cabaret show to the Red Room! This stunningly beautiful androgynous singer/dancer/actor/pole dancer plays by his own rules and electrifies his audiences through his live singing, self-revealing stories, exotic dance moves, and breathtaking aerial numbers that demonstrate his mastery of the art of pole dancing. For more information or to buy tickets, go to act2pv.com.

CONTINUING SHOWS AT ACT2PV

"Mamma Mia!"
A Broadway Musical
Produced by Act2PV
Directed by Alfonso López
Mondays, Thursdays & Saturdays - 7:00 pm

Act II and its managing partners, along with Music Theater International (MTI), are excited to announce the opening night of the Broadway Musical, Mamma Mia! on Tuesday, October 29! Mamma Mia!, the most exciting production in Puerto Vallarta's History, is inspired and enhanced by a passel of well-known ABBA tunes! It is a "feel-good" kind of show that will make you want to sing along to the familiar songs, and get up and dance in the aisles!

Sophie, the 20-year old bride, is planning to get married in a little hotel on a Greek island where she has worked with her single mother, Donna, her whole life. Unbeknownst to Donna, Sophie has longed to find the father she has never known. After accidentally finding and reading her mother's diary, she finds clues that point to three lovers from her mom's "free-spirited" past that "might" be her father. Sophie secretly invites all three of these men to her wedding, and hilarity ensues!

This delightful story features lots of nostalgic singing and dancing, as well as a HUGE cast, with a creative and colorful set design, beautiful, custom-created costumes, and brilliant choreography created by one of Mexico's finest choreographers, Federico Nuñez Murias. For more information, or to buy tickets for Mamma Mia! shows from November 4 on, please go to Act2PV.com.

"MJ Live"
A tribute to the music of Michael Jackson
Produced and directed by Carlos Garcia Zarate
Sundays - 7:00 pm


Act2PV will host a costume party for the opening night of "MJ Live," an extraordinary, Michael Jackson celebration, dedicated to the creative genius and the unsurpassed talent of the legendary "King of Pop," Michael Jackson! All contestants – Come to the party at 6:00 pm, dressed in your favorite "Thriller" or "Michael Jackson" costume! Everyone else... Wear Black!

Gary Beck of "Beck's Best: "[This] is a Smash Show, not a Hit. Unworldly. Dancing movements are beyond wildest dreams."

TripAdvisor Review: "...I felt like I was watching Michael Jackson live in concert!"


ALL SHOWS PLAYING THIS WEEK AT ACT2PV

Saturday, November 2
7:30 pm - "Showgirl," featuring Daniela Treviño, opens Season 7 in The Red Room. Come at 6:30 pm for a "Glitz & Glam" Opening Night Party and Founding Partner Danny Mininni's birthday celebration

Sunday, November 3
7:00 pm - "MJ Live," a musical tribute to Michael Jackson
7:30 pm - "Elton/Earth, Wind & Fire," featuring Us Two (Opening Night Party - 6:30 pm)

Monday, November 4
7:00 pm - "Mamma Mia!"
9:30 pm - "The B*ch is Back," featuring drag diva, Mamma Tits (Opening Party - 8:30 pm)

Tuesday, November 5
7:00 pm - "PAST-Modern Jukebox," featuring Lollipop (Opening Night Party - 6:00 pm)

Wednesday, November 6
7:30 pm - "Fleetwood Mac & The Eagles," featuring Us Two (Opening Night Party - 6:30)

Thursday, November 7
7:00 pm - "Mamma Mia!"
9:30 pm - "Tossed Salad," featuring drag queen, Hedda Lettuce (Opening Party - 8:30 pm)

Friday, November 8
9:30 pm - (OPENING NIGHT) "Retchless," starring Singer/Dancer & International Pole Dance Champion, Steven Retchless (Party 8:30 pm / Show 9:30 pm)

COMING SOON TO ACT2PV

Monday, November 11 - "Beyond Motown," starring International TV star & PV's #1 Singer, Diana Villamonte

Wednesday, November 13 - "Avenue Q," a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical

For a complete listing of all the incredible entertainment Act2PV has in store for Puerto Vallarta audiences this season, visit Act2PV.com, or follow Act II on Facebook.

Tickets to all shows can be purchased online at Act2PV.com, or at the box office, which is open from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm every day.

Act2PV is located on the corner of Insurgentes and Basilio Badillo on the South side of Puerto Vallarta. For more information, call (322) 222-1512, or follow Act II on Facebook.

Click HERE to learn more about Act2PV.