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Ongoing Favorites and 7 New Shows at Act2PV This Week

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – As the largest entertainment venue in the Banderas Bay, Act2PV brings you the BEST OF THE BEST entertainment for the 2023/2024 Season! With multiple shows every evening, in three different theaters, (the beautiful Danny’s Main Stage Playhouse, the intimate Casa Karma Red Room Cabaret, and the beautiful, fully-stocked Mary Ann’s Melody Bar & Lounge), there is something for everyone.

Act2PV features Broadway musicals, stage plays and concerts, as well as internationally-renowned musicians, cabaret theater, and top-quality drag shows! With its amazing sound and lighting systems, Act2PV is on par with theaters in North America and around the world!! TripAdvisor has named Act2PV as the #1 entertainment venue and is #2 on their list of “BEST THINGS TO DO IN PUERTO VALLARTA!” Act2PV is extremely grateful to the THOUSANDS of patrons that have written 5-star reviews about their shows! If you haven’t had the “Act2PV Experience” yet, now’s the time to do it! For show information, or to buy tickets go to act2pv.com.

“This is a top experience in Puerto Vallarta. A nightclub-like atmosphere with top notch entertainment. They have a number of different shows and musicals. It is the best.” – 5-Star TripAdvisor review

ACT2PV SHOW SCHEDULE: DECEMBER 1 – 7

Fabulous Friday, December 1
7:30 pm – 3 Chords & the Truth, a hilarious country/comedy cabaret, featuring Canadian-born Bobbi Goddard (OPENING NIGHT Party 6:30 / Show 7:30)
9:30 pm – It’s Raining Men, a male dance revue hosted by vocalist, Ximena Esparza
9:30 pm – Disco Night, hosted by Karma La Perra (NO COVER!)

Sexy Saturday, December 2
9:00 pm – Rocky Horror Show, the Broadway Musical

Sultry Sunday, December 3
5:00 pm – The Barrys, A celebration of the music of Barry White and Barry Manilow, featuring Keith Tyn4es (OPENING NIGHT Party 4:00 / Show 5:00)
5:30 pm – Vacaré, a spectacular journey of self-discovery, featuring dance, circus and theater!

Marvelous Monday, December 4
5:00 pm – Feeling Good, a celebration of Soul Music, featuring Renata, Winner of Voice of Vallarta 2022 (OPENING NIGHT Party 4:00 / Show 5:00)
7:30 pm – Freedom, a tribute to George Michaels, featuring 2023 Karaoke World Championship gold medalist, Luis Villanueva (OPENING NIGHT Party 6:30 / Show 7:30)
9:00 pm – Divas: The Concert Experience, a dazzling dance/musical celebration of the music of the divas – Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Christina Aguilera, Rihanna, Selena, Madonna, Britney Spears and JLo.

Terrific Tuesday, December 5
5:00 pm – The Availables – A Tribute to the Beatles, with a live band!
7:30 pm – XTC: A Journey to Ecstasy, an out-of-this world drag show, featuring live singing, dancing, pole dancing, and much more, starring Stevie Hart (Steven Retchless) a finalist in America’s Got Talent and International Pole Dance champion
7:30 pm – International Music World, Latin rhythms from around the world, featuring master guitarist, Joaquin Carrero (Joako Guitar) and his LIVE BAND!

Wonderful Wednesday, December 6
5:00 pm – Circoncierto, An incredible variety show, starring the circus duo, Trombe Vetusta, with music, mime and marvels!
5:30 pm – Unforgettable Melodies, a celebration of the big band sounds of the beloved American Standards, featuring Luis Villanueva, Roberto Diaz and Alfredo Mendoza (OPENING NIGHT Party 4:30 / Show 5:30)
7:30 pm – Ladies of Rock 2.0 – a celebration of the ladies who made rock famous, featuring Noemi Plascencia, and a live band
9:30 pm – BAM-Tastic Life, A drag show featuring RuPaul’s Drag Race star, Alexis Mateo (OPENING NIGHT Party 8:30 / Show 9:30)

Thankful Thursday, December 7
5:00 pm – Queen Forever, a celebration of the music of Queen, featuring the Roxsand Band!
7:30 pm – Linda Ronstadt, Unplugged an intimate celebration of the music of Linda Ronstadt featuring Brenda Gaviño! (CLOSING NIGHT)
9:00 pm – It’s Britney, B*tch – a musical tribute to pop star, Britney Spears, featuring Ximena Esparza. (OPENING NIGHT Party 8:00 / Show 9:00)
9:00 pm – Alonso’s Sax Show – a FREE & VERY SEXY SAX show in the Melody Bar
9:30 pm – Figaro, Rafael Velazquez, star of Rocky and Best of Broadway, breathes life into classical music by singing arias from Carmen, Verdi, Rossini and many more! (CLOSING NIGHT)

For more information about these shows, or to buy tickets, go to act2pv.com.

OUR BROADWAY MUSICALS

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
Saturdays at 9:00 pm

The Rocky Horror Show is back! This ultra-campy cult classic is a wild and wacky tribute to the science fiction and horror B movies of the 1940’s through the 1970’s. It tells the story of Brad Majors and Janet Weiss, a straight-laced, newly engaged couple, whose car breaks down and they find themselves caught in a terrible storm. They stumble upon the castle of Dr. Frank-n-Furter, a mad transvestite scientist, who is having a party to celebrate the unveiling of his newest creation, Rocky Horror, a man-made Adonis that will give absolute pleasure! “Rocky Horror Show” is hilarious, gripping and haunting, all at the same time. Many in the audience will come clad in their favorite cult “Rocky” garb, and everyone loves the audience participation of shout-outs and props! This incredible show features the incredible Victor Do Espirito as Dr Frank-n-furter, Rafael Velazquez (the opera singer) as Rocky, and is directed by Alfonso López, with choreography by Edgar Roman. This is a “must-see” event in Puerto Vallarta! After you have seen it once, you will talk about it for the rest of your life!

MAMMA MIA!
Opening December 12 at 6:00 pm

Get ready to be swept away by the magic of Mamma Mia! This heartwarming and feel-good musical is back on Act2PV’s Main Stage for its 5th year running, and it’s better than ever! Inspired by the unforgettable music of ABBA, this production promises an unforgettable experience that will have you tapping your feet and singing along to the classic tunes. Follow the story of Sophie, a young bride-to-be who longs to uncover the mystery of her father’s identity. With the help of her mother’s old diary, Sophie invites three men from her mother’s past to her wedding, leading to a hilarious and heartwarming journey of self-discovery and family bonding. This show is perfect for all ages, so bring the whole family for an entertaining night out. With a talented and diverse cast, stunning set design, beautiful costumes, and breathtaking choreography, Mamma Mia! will transport you to a world of laughter, love, and music. Don’t miss out on this blockbuster production that has become a beloved staple in PV’s history.

SHOWS OPENING THIS WEEK:

3 Chords and The Truth
A Country/Comedy Cabaret – BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!
Friday, December 1 – 7:30 pm
(Party 6:30 / Show 7:30)

Canadian-born Bobbi Goddard is back again with a musical tribute to the genre you love… or love to hate! 3 Chords and the “Truth” is a celebration of music’s “storytelling” genre! “I hate country, but I love these songs!” is the refrain, and Bobbi’s third season brings more country classics, along with Bobbi’s trademark candor and charisma. Part stand-up comedy, part one-woman show, this is a country cabaret without a script. With all new songs, 3 Chords runs the gamut from Loretta Lynn to the Chicks, with a whole lot of honky tonk in between. Expect to hear music from the reigning “queen,” Miss Dolly Parton, alongside modern queens and scribes like Brandi Carlile, Terri Clark, Shania, Lainey Wilson, and even some cowboys! Bobbi is a local country favorite with her country rock band, Bobbi & The Others, but Act2PV is the ONLY place to see her solo act! She will keep you laughing, toe-tapping, and will most definitely have y’all singing along!

The Barrys
A Celebration of the music of Barry Manilow and Barry White
Opening Sunday, December 3 – 5:00 pm
(Party 4:00 / Show 5:00)

Step into a world of timeless romance and musical magic as the incredible Keith Tynes presents a tribute to The Two Barry’s: Barry Manilow and Barry White. This extraordinary show brings together the iconic hits of these two legendary artists in a night that promises to ignite your senses and sweep you off your feet. During this show, Keith performs the lush melodies and heartfelt lyrics of Barry Manilow that will transport you to a world of nostalgia, while his deep, velvety voice singing the soulful music of Barry White will create a passionate atmosphere. The harmonious fusion of these two iconic artists promises to be an evening of pure musical delight that celebrates love, as well as the enduring power of their music. Keith Tynes is a masterful entertainer with decades of experience. During his rich and versatile career, he has left an indelible mark on the music world and has earned the admiration of fans worldwide. His vocal mastery transcends boundaries, seamlessly transitioning from one genre to another. His performances are nothing short of mesmerizing, drawing listeners into a world of melody and emotion. His stage presence and showmanship have been honed to perfection, creating an unforgettable live experience that keeps audiences coming back for more. Join us for an unforgettable experience that will leave you humming the tunes of these two legends, while cherishing the memories for years to come.

Feeling Good
Starring Renata, Winner of The Voice of Vallarta Season 5
Monday, December 4 – 5:00 pm
(Party 4:00 / Show 5:00)

“Feeling Good” is an electrifying tribute show that celebrates soul music’s legendary artists. Renata, the winner of Voice of Vallarta Season 5, takes center stage with her incredible vocals and commanding stage presence, backed by a phenomenal live band. From timeless classics like Jackson Five’s Who’s Loving You to modern hits like Beyoncé’s Love On Top, Renata’s eclectic repertoire spans the ages. She’ll move your soul with Nina Simone’s Feeling Good, bring out the raw emotion of Paloma Faith’s Only Love Can Hurt Like This, and transport you to another era with Michael Bublé’s Cry Me a River. Plus, heartfelt tributes to icons like Amy Winehouse, Aretha Franklin, Etta James, and Whitney Houston will leave you spellbound. “Feeling Good” is more than a show; it’s a celebration of soul music that will have you swaying, grooving, and singing along to timeless classics. Don’t miss this unforgettable experience where soul meets sensation!

Freedom
The George Michael Experience
Opening Monday, December 4 – 7:30 pm
(Party 6:30 / Show 7:30)

Get ready to experience the ultimate celebration of the music of the legendary George Michael! Luis Villanueva, fresh off of winning the Karaoke World Championship competition that was held in Panama in November 2023, is the star of this fabulous show that pays homage to one of the greatest gay icons of all time. From his unforgettable days as one-half of the iconic duo Wham! to his wildly successful solo career, George Michael’s music has been the soundtrack of our lives for over four decades. With over 120 million albums sold and countless awards, including Grammys, Brit Awards, American Music Awards, and MTV Video Music Awards, his legacy is truly unparalleled. Luis channels George Michael’s vocal prowess, dance moves, and undeniable charm to perfection. Get ready to feel the beat and lose yourself to the music of his LIVE BAND as he brings George’s biggest hits from the 80s and 90s to life, including Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go, Freedom, Faith, Careless Whisper, and many more. Whether you’re a die-hard fan or a casual listener, this show is an absolute must-see! So grab your dancing shoes, bring your friends, and let’s celebrate the one and only George Michael!

Unforgettable Melodies
Music from the Big Band Era
Opening Tuesday, December 6 – 5:30
(Party 4:30 / Show 5:30)

Unforgettable Melodies is a breathtaking journey that takes the audience back to the golden era of big band music, capturing the lush, vibrant sounds of the beloved American standards! Featuring some of the best vocalists in Puerto Vallarta, Luis Villanueva, Roberto Diaz and Alfredo Mendoza, as well as a LIVE band with BIG BAND STYLE, this show pays homage to the timeless classics of the songs that have made hearts swoon for generations! Set in a vintage-inspired stage, “Unforgettable Melodies” recreates the nostalgia and charm of a bygone era. With songs such as Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You, Perhaps, Mambo Italiano, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Suspicious Minds, and many more, it’s not just a concert… it’s a vibrant celebration of love, nostalgia, and the joy of reliving cherished songs. Join us for a fun evening that will have you swaying to the music, relishing the romance, and experiencing the undeniable charm of an era that will always be remembered through its unforgettable melodies.

BAM!TASTIC
A Drag show, featuring RuPaul’s Drag Race star, Alexis Mateo
Opening Tuesday, December 6 – 9:30 pm
(Party 8:30 / Show 9:30)

Get ready for an unforgettable musical journey through the incredible life of Ru Paul’s Drag Race royalty, Alexis Mateo, as she takes you on a rollercoaster ride from her humble childhood to the dazzling heights of fame, all in “BAMtastic: The Alexis Mateo Musical Journey.” Alexis Mateo Pacheco, best known as Alexis Mateo, is a Puerto Rican drag queen, performer, reality television personality, fashion designer, and the winner of All American Goddess 2016, Miss Gay Days 2016 and National Showgirl 2017. In this intimate and interactive show, Alexis Mateo invites her fans to step into her world as she shares her favorite music, introduces you to the singers who have inspired her, and regales you with the stories that have shaped her extraordinary journey. Prepare to be swept off your feet as you dance to the rhythm of her life, burst into laughter at her outrageous anecdotes, and even shed a tear or two as you witness the raw and emotional moments that have defined her path to stardom.

It’s Britney, B*tch!
A musical celebration of Britney Spears, featuring Ximena Esparza
Opening Wednesday, December 7 – 9:00 pm
(Party 8:00 / Show 9:00)

Get ready to turn up the fabulosity and catch “Britney Fever” with Act2PV’s incredible Ximena Esparza! This high-octane cabaret concert celebrates the music of one of the most iconic artists of all time, the 90’s Pop Princess, Britney Spears! With her unforgettable chart-topping hits that defined an era, along with her sassy, vivacious and attention-getting persona, Britney has inspired fans of all ages worldwide. Ximena, a beloved performer on the Act2PV stage, is excited to bring you a show that will have you singing and dancing along to every beat. Her dynamic stage presence, show-stopping costumes, and brilliant vocals will transport you back to the excitement of the 90s superstars! It’s time to let loose and celebrate with this energy-packed show that will have you feeling like you’re re-living your best moments!

Act2PV is located at the corner of Basilio Badillo and Insurgentes in Zona Romantica. If you have questions, please send an email to info(at)act2pv.com. For more information about shows, or to buy tickets, check out their website or go to the box office, now open 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm daily.

Click HERE to learn more about Act2PV.

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