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Summer is Sizzling, But it’s Cool at Act2PV!

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – Oh my! There are so many exciting things happening at Act2PV this summer! People are definitely enjoying the NEW Act2PV! The season kicked off with the sold-out Tony Award “Vallarta-Chic” Gala, raising over $8,000 for Act2PV’s capital campaign/elevator fund.

The excitement continued with a packed house for opening night of The Greatest Show on Earth on Wednesday night, another full house for Duo Vallarta’s two-piano concert, and full attendance for Karaoke and Bingo. It’s clear that people are staying cool and loving the entertainment in Act2PV’s new Mary Ann’s Ovations Piano Bar and the beautiful Casa Karma Red Room. The second week of The Greatest Show on Earth also saw a full house. Where else can you see 10 of Vallarta’s top entertainers for free?

Act2PV is Thrilled to Announce Exciting Additions to Our Summer Lineup!

David Maiocco will be gracing the stage at Mary Ann’s Ovations Piano Bar with his extraordinary piano performances many times throughout July and August. Known for his dazzling showmanship and virtuosic talent, David brings a unique blend of musical expertise and charming humor that is sure to delight audiences of all ages. Maiocco’s performances are not just about music; they are an experience. With his signature style reminiscent of the legendary Liberace, he combines classical and contemporary music in a way that is both entertaining and unforgettable. His sparkling personality and comedic flair make every night a memorable event.

We are also excited to announce that Alexis Macias will be performing every Wednesday evening in Mary Ann’s Ovations Piano Bar during July and August! You’ve seen him perform in Act2PV’s Queen show, and you’ve seen him perform in the Roxsand Band. Now you can see him playing the piano, too! This man is definitely talented and is a lot of fun, too!

So, join us at Mary Ann’s Ovations Piano Bar to enjoy nightly live entertainment and experience these magical performers! Whether you’re a long-time fan of Liberace or discovering his music for the first time, David’s shows are a must-see this summer. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to witness a piano virtuoso in action. Come for the music, stay for the fun, and make your summer nights unforgettable with David Maiocco at Act2PV!

Act2PV’s fantastic Casa Karma Red Room will feature a musical performance by Ensemble Paraiso on Tuesday, 2 July 2024 at 7 pm. The group, a spin-off of the Puerto Vallarta orchestra – Jean-Guy Comeau on piano, two flutists Andrea Jupina and Olga Martinez, and special guest vocal soloist, Kathy Overly.

Since moving to Vallarta in 1997, Kathy has enjoyed numerous performance opportunities, including Spotlight Players, Puerto Vallarta Chamber Orchestra, Mariachi Orchestra, Santa Barbara Theater, Vocalistas, at the Guadalupe Cathedral, and more recently as a soloist with Poder Coral conducted by Aquiles Morales.

The program will span various musical genres, including the baroque of Bach and Loeillet, impressionist era music by Debussy, Fauré & Gaubert, and selections from Gershwin, Broadway, opera, the movies and pop, including Adele’s Make You Feel My Love, which was originally written by Bob Dylan.

SIZZLING SUMMER SERIES
Act2PV celebrates the summer with four special shows on Thursday nights in July.

Red, White and “Rhapsody in Blue” – a celebration of the 4th of July from the RIGHT side of the wall, featuring David Maiocco as “Liberace” on Thursday, July 4 at 7:00 pm. In his dazzling “Liberace” persona, David is set to host a star-spangled celebration where stars, stripes, and patriotic colors are the theme of the day!

This is the ultimate July 4th bash where red, white, and blue attire is the dress code, and everyone is invited to shine in their most festive patriotic gear. With his piano taking center stage, David promises to bring an evening of hilarious entertainment and patriotic fervor. Picture yourself decked out in your finest red, white, and blue outfit, waving your American flag high – you’ll be the epitome of Independence Day spirit! The energy will be contagious as you join fellow party-goers in celebrating America.

The musical lineup is set to dazzle, featuring everything from beloved classic anthems to today’s hottest hits. David’s masterful piano performance will set the perfect backdrop for a night filled with joy and celebration. It’s not just about the fireworks in the sky; there’ll be hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken fingers, French fries and maybe even some watermelon! AND you can expect a show-stopping display of musical fireworks that will light up your heart and soul.

Don’t miss out on this unforgettable star-spangled soirée! Join us for an evening of music, fun, and patriotic pride as we celebrate the spirit of July 4th with David Maiocco as “Liberace.” This is a party you won’t want to miss – it’s sure to be a highlight of your summer! And the fun continues AFTER the show in Mary Ann’s Ovations Piano Bar.

SAVE THE DATES (Information coming on our website soon):

Thursday, July 11 – 7:00
Enrique Allende
Enrique is retiring from singing and will be going into politics! He is presenting one of his final performances ever at Act2PV!

Thursday, July 18 – 7:00
Gloria Fiona Unplugged
One of Vallarta’s favorite entertainers, Gloria Fiona, partners with David Maiocco to present a completely new show “with unique custom arrangements like you’ve never heard before.”

Thursday, July 25 – 7:00
Guy and Doll
Act2PV’s beautiful Cate Valcic and new general manager, David Sabella, accompanied by David Maiocco present a two-handed musical extravaganza!

More information about these shows and tickets will be available soon on the Act2PV website.

VOCAL PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP
Saturday, July 6, 11:00-2:00 pm

Act2PV is thrilled to announce a special opportunity for Vallarta entertainers: a vocal workshop led by our new general manager, David Sabella, (accompanied by David Maiocco) every Saturday from July 6 to August 24! Sabella brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this workshop. A veteran of Broadway, David’s extensive and diverse performance career includes starring in productions such as the revival of the Broadway musical, “Chicago,” and working alongside industry legends. Beyond his performance accomplishments, David is internationally recognized as a master teacher in music theater and contemporary commercial music voice technique. His methods and insights have benefited countless performers around the world, making him a sought-after mentor in the field.

This workshop is an exceptional chance for young performers to learn from one of the best in the industry. Participants will delve into correct singing techniques, explore various aspects of vocal performance, and receive personalized guidance to improve their skills. Whether you’re just starting your journey in the performing arts or looking to refine your craft, this workshop promises to be both educational and inspiring. David is generously offering this workshop free of charge to young performers, emphasizing his commitment to nurturing new talent. Additionally, the public is invited to audit the course for a fee of 400 pesos, providing a unique opportunity to observe and learn from David’s teaching approach.

Don’t miss out on this exciting experience! To reserve your spot as a student or auditor, please contact Cate Valcic at cate(at)act2pv.com. Reservations are required, so be sure to secure your place in advance. This is a rare chance to learn from a Broadway master and take your vocal skills to the next level. Join us at Act2PV for a summer of musical growth and inspiration!

ACT2PV SHOWS THIS WEEK ARE:

Friday, June 28
5:00 pm: Happy Hour – Live Entertainment by David Duvall in Mary Ann’s OVATIONS PIANO BAR
7:30 pm: Summer Karaoke, hosted by Joe Wallace & Cate Valcic
9:30 pm: Live Entertainment – Piano Bar – with Dinner Service from Yamada Sushi (5-10 pm)

Saturday, June 29
5:00 pm: Saturday Bingo, hosted by Cate Valcic, Montse, and Andy Sands in Mary Ann’s Ovations Piano Bar
7:00 pm: Live Entertainment – Mary Ann’s Ovations Piano Bar – with Dinner Service from Yamada Sushi (5-10 pm)

Tuesday, July 2
7:00 pm: Ensemble Paraiso – a concert featuring musicians Jean-Guy Comeau, Andrea Jupina, Olga Martinez and special guest singer, Kathy Overly, with music from Dylan to Streisand and Bach to Fauré

Wednesday, July 3
5:00 pm: Happy Hour – Live Entertainment by David Duvall in Mary Ann’s Ovations Piano Bar
7:00 pm: FREE Greatest Show on Earth ($200 pesos reserves your seat and is applied to your drink tab!)
9:00 pm: Live Entertainment in Mary Ann’s Ovations Piano Bar, featuring pianist Alexis Macias – with Dinner Service from Yamada Sushi (5-10 pm)

Thursday, July 4
5:00 pm: Happy Hour – Live Entertainment by David Duvall in Mary Ann’s Ovations Piano Bar
7:00 pm: Sizzling Summer Series, Show #1 – starring David Maiocco as Liberace in “Red, White & Rhapsody in Blue”
8:30 pm: Music Set – Live Entertainment in Mary Ann’s Ovations Piano Bar, featuring Angel Hervey on the cello
9:30 pm: Piano Bar – Live Entertainment with Dinner Service from Yamada Sushi (5-10 pm)

Act2PV is situated at the corner of Basilio Badillo and Insurgentes in the Romantic Zone of Puerto Vallarta. It is renowned as the top entertainment venue in the area, holding the #1 spot on TripAdvisor. Offering a diverse range of performances, Act2PV caters to various tastes, ensuring enjoyment for all visitors. During the high season, Act2PV features three theaters and hosts 4-6 shows nightly, contributing significantly to Puerto Vallarta’s lively nightlife. In the summer months, the Act2PV box office operates from 12 noon to 5 pm on the day before and the day of a show at Danny’s Main Stage Theater or Casa Karma Red Room. Additionally, tickets are available for purchase online at act2pv.com.

Click HERE to learn more about Act2PV.

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