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Act2PV Wows Vallarta with Mamma Mia! At the Cabaret

February 19, 2021

Act2PV is located in the Romantic Zone at the corner of Insurgentes and Basilio Badillo on the south side of Puerto Vallarta. For more info, call 322-222-1512, or visit Act2's website or Facebook page.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - Live entertainment has resumed in Puerto Vallarta, and Act2PV came back better than ever! Between high-quality theatrical productions and internationally-renowned cabaret and drag shows, this 5-star venue brings Puerto Vallarta The Best Of The Best - seven night a week.

If you are visiting Puerto Vallarta and looking for something fun to do, check out the shows that are playing at Act2! Tickets are available on the website at act2pv.com and at the box office, open daily from 4:00 to 10:00 pm.



Mamma Mia! At the Cabaret is a HUGE Hit!
"Brilliant!" - Howard Ross

It was an extremely exciting, sold-out audience at the Opening Night show of Mamma Mia! at the Cabaret. Everyone was truly thrilled and grateful to be back at the Starlight Cabaret after the 30-day shutdown. Tears were flowing, laughter was abundant, and there was much singing and dancing (in place)! The new Mamma Mia! show is a definite hit in Puerto Vallarta, and Act2PV is grateful for all those who showed up to celebrate the opening of this amazing production.

We all know the story... Girl meets three boys, Girl has a baby and is not sure who the baby daddy is. But you have never seen the story told like this. Director Alfonso Lopez was given a few challenges: cut the show down to 90 min, cut the cast by 10 people, and MAKE IT BETTER! Alfonso did all three in the most creative and brilliant way.

He and Act2PV created a show removing all the boring dialogue, keeping all the fun music and choreography, while telling the story completely by making use of video footage and pictures from the original cast. The duets between actors on stage and video footage from last season was reminiscent of the famous Nat King Cole duet with daughter Natalie.

It is a "feel good" show, filled with joy and happiness and features lots of nostalgic singing and dancing, as well as many of the same stars from last year and the same great ABBA songs... in a way that you've never seen before!

MAMMA MIA! at the Cabaret is pure fun! It's like listening to your old records... It's an ABBA-solutely perfect escape from the anxiety of today and a wonderful way to spend an evening out with your friends and family... safely! All ages are welcome. All safety protocols are in place for both actors and audience. Tickets are available now at act2pv.com.

MAMMA MIA! is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre international (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI, 423 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019.

Here's what people are saying:

"It was truly a remarkable show! Kudos to the whole cast and Act2PV for making it happen!" - Marsha Ward Ross

"Fabulous!" - Liz Barrow

"Great show! So much fun!" - Christine Hegi

"It was a very special night, full of love!" - Mary Fitzgerald



ACT2PV SHOW SCHEDULE
Because of the uncertainty of current Covid protocols, shows times are subject to change. Always check the website at act2pv.com for any last-minute changes to the show schedule.

Fabulous Friday, February 19
6:30 pm - Linda Ronstadt: In My Voice, music of Linda Ronstadt & Selena (LIVE BAND)
8:00 pm - Best of Broadway, musical/dance revue of your favorite Broadway Show tunes
9:30 pm - Tossed Salad 6 time HX Magazine "Drag Queen of the Year," Hedda Lettuce

Super Saturday, February 20
6:30 pm - Legends, music of Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Nicks & Carole King
7:00 pm - Mamma Mia! At the Cabaret the #1 show ever presented in Puerto Vallarta
9:30 pm - Mama Tits, Vallarta's beloved 6'8" drag diva, starring in "WTF?"

Sunday Funday, February 21
7:00 pm – Priscilla, Queen of the Desert "Movie Under the Stars" (Dinner service available)
7:30 pm – Follies La Rouge Vallarta's ONLY Broadway/Vaudeville Burlesque show

Marvelous Monday, February 22
7:00 pm - Whitney & Warwick, starring Diana Villamonte (ONLY 2 SHOWS LEFT!)
9:30 pm - Mama Tits, Vallarta's beloved 6'8" drag diva, starring in "WTF?"

Terrific Tuesday, February 23
7:00 pm - Crooners, Marc Lopez sings Jersey Boys, Frankie Valli, Michael Buble & more.
8:00 pm - Limitless, singer/actor & International Champion Pole Dancer, Steven Retchless

Wonderful Wednesday, February 24
6:30 pm - Fleetwood Mac/Eagles, musical tribute featuring Us Two & their LIVE BAND
7:00 pm - Hello Barbra/Hello Bette, Songs of Barbra Streisand & Bette Midler (LIVE BAND)
9:00 pm – The Greatest Show on Earth, a FREE show, hosted by Gabe Arciniega, featuring Act2PV entertainers and FREE APPETIZERS with your drinks!

Thankful Thursday, February 25
7:00 pm - Reflections tribute to The Supremes, Andrews & Pointer Sisters, Dreamgirls, etc
9:30 pm - Tossed Salad 6 time HX Magazine "Drag Queen of the Year," Hedda Lettuce

Fabulous Friday, February 26
6:30 pm - Linda Ronstadt: In My Voice, music of Linda Ronstadt & Selena (LIVE BAND)
8:00 pm - Best of Broadway, musical/dance revue of your favorite Broadway Show tunes
9:30 pm - Tossed Salad 6 time HX Magazine "Drag Queen of the Year," Hedda Lettuce

Please check out the many reviews for Act2PV shows on TripAdvisor, GoogleMyBusiness.com and Facebook, then go to act2pv.com for more show information, additional performance dates, and to purchase your tickets. You can also get tickets at the Act2PV Box Office, which is open daily from 4:00 to 10:00 pm.


YOUR WELL-BEING IS OUR #1 PRIORITY
As the world navigates its way through finding a new normal, please understand that Act2PV is very serious about protecting our clients, our staff, and our entertainers.

In addition to its strictly-enforced government protocols, including mandatory masks, reserved seating, reduced capacity, and social distancing requirements, Act2PV gives every client a temperature check, hand sanitizers and feet sanitizers upon arrival.

Act2PV has also implemented extra safety measures in its Main Stage theater, including installing ozone purifiers, ozone disinfectors, air purifiers and HEPA filters. From start to finish, the entire experience of each show is carefully designed to limit the risk of spreading the virus.


Act2PV Show Descriptions


"The Best of Broadway"
Musical revue of Tony-Award Winning Broadway Songs
Every Friday at 8:00 pm


Back by public demand, the runaway smash hit, "The Best of Broadway" returns to Act2PV for the 2020/2021 season! Filled with some of the greatest and most memorable music of our lifetime, this season's Best of Broadway is a tribute (in English) to your favorite songs from Broadway!

Director Danny Mininni, along with musical director, Alfonso Lopez. Showcasing songs from West Side Story, Grease, Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Hairspray, Wicked, Les Miserables, and many more, each song sparkles with pure Broadway brilliance! This show is great for all ages and is a must-see for anyone that loves Broadway musicals!

"...four of the best singers I have ever heard!" - 5-star TripAdvisor review

"Diana Sings Ross"
Vallarta's #1 Songstress, Diana Villamonte
pays tribute to Diana Ross
Mondays at 7:00 pm
(Returns March 8th)


Diana Villamonte, the greatest lady of musical entertainment in Puerto Vallarta and an icon-in-the-making, pays tribute to a true musical legend, Diana Ross, the Queen of Motown, R&B, soul and pop music! Diana's captivating charisma, flowing hair, lovely smile and diamond jewelry captures the essence of Diana Ross, while her powerhouse voice rings with such vocal power, precision and exceptional range that she truly brings the voice of Diana Ross alive again.

Singing some of Diana Ross' most famous hits, such as Endless Love, Upside Down, I'm Coming Out, I Will Survive, Chain Reaction, Ain't No Mountain High Enough and more, Diana will dazzle you with her talent.

"...Fiercely talented singing sensation!" - 5-star TripAdvisor reviews

"Fleetwood Mac / Eagles" Tribute
PV's #1 musical duo Us Two (Live Band)
Every Wednesday at 6:30 pm


Puerto Vallarta's favorite duo, Us Two (and their LIVE BAND) returns to the stage with their record-breaking musical tribute to the everlasting and timeless music of two unforgettable groups from the 1970s... Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles!

Both Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles are considered to be two of the top musical groups in history. Together, they epitomize some of the most well-known rock/pop musical sounds of the 70s. UsTwo will perform songs that bring back memories from these two great groups, such as New Kid in Town, One of These Nights, Take It Easy, Heartache Tonight, Dreams Everywhere, Landslide, Desperado and many more. Their repertoire changes with each performance, but these amazing vocalists will treat you to an unforgettable evening of music, as well as an evening to remember!

"...Some of the most gifted musicians I have ever heard!" - 5-star TripAdvisor review

Follies La Rouge
A "Broadway/Vaudeville/Burlesque" show
Sundays at 9:00 pm


Due to popular demand, "Follies La Rouge," returns to Act2PV with a bedazzling array of beautiful music, hilarious vaudeville routines, incredible costumes, classic comedy and sexy burlesque. Choreographed by NYC dance professional, Kim La Rue (now a resident of Puerto Vallarta), this "cheeky nod to vaudeville and burlesque was sweet, nostalgic, saucy and hilariously funny!" (from TripAdvisor)

Featuring a full cast of singers, dancers, acrobats (and some other very special surprises), this production rivals a production on Broadway. It is absolutely one of the most spectacular shows ever to be performed in Puerto Vallarta!

"...I have been to the Moulin Rouge in Paris and this is as good or better!" - 5-star TripAdvisor review

"HELLO Barbra, HELLO Bette"
A musical tribute Barbra Streisand and Bette Midler
Every Wednesday at 7:00 pm


The beloved music of two of the world's most iconic stars, Barbra Streisand and Bette Midler, is showcased in this brand-new cabaret show, featuring a LIVE BAND! This show features some of the favorite songs of both ladies, including Everybody Says Don't, Wind Beneath My Wings, Send in the Clowns, Some People, The Rose, People, and many more. It will definitely bring back memories and make you want to sing along to the music of these two unforgettable divas.

"...Faride Talamas is a dead ringer for Barbra Streisand. She has the looks, the voice, and the attitude!" - 5-star TripAdvisor review

"Legends"
A Live Band musical tribute to the music of
Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Nicks & Carole King
Every Saturday at 7:30 pm


Hailed by Rolling Stones Magazine as three of the greatest singers and songwriters of all time, each has had successful careers for over 40 years! Bruce ("The Boss"), Stevie and Carole have something in common... products of the rock ‘n roll years, many of the words to their songs were based on romantic love, as well as social and political issues, and the music of their era incorporated influences from jazz, classical and other musical styles. They all continue to perform to sold-out audiences today!

This musical tribute to three unforgettable legends features a LIVE BAND, and includes songs they made popular, such as Edge of Seventeen, Too Late, Room on Fire, Will You Still Love Me, Natural Woman, You Can't Fix This, Born in the U.S.A., Born to Run and more.

"...Both Victor and Daniela quite simply SHONE with the energy and charisma of the originals!" - 5-star TripAdvisor review

"Limitless"
World Champion Pole Dancer, Steven Retchless
Song, dance, story-telling and pole dancing
Every Tuesday at 8:00 pm


Steven Retchless, the beautiful, androgynous singer/dancer, World Champion pole dancer, and finalist on America's Got Talent, returns to the stage with his all-new song and dance extravaganza, "Limitless!"

Steven Retchless, the beautiful, androgynous singer/dancer, World Champion pole dancer, and finalist on America's Got Talent, returns to the stage with his all-new song and dance extravaganza, "Limitless!" Fresh from a sold-out run last season, Retchless weaves together a whimsical story of dreaming big, working hard and making wishes come true... with an incredible mixture of song, dance, story-telling, aerial art and strip tease. Inspired by 1900's Cabaret, 1920's Burlesque and the 1930's "Pansy Craze," Limitless has an opulent, sophisticated and classic look. Unapologetic and genuine, Steven's versatile vocals and flexible body will leave you spellbound, taking you on a journey like none that you have ever experienced.

"...equal parts striptease and song / dance, Steven brings a warmth & humanity to his pole dancing that was both unexpected & refreshing." - 5-star TripAdvisor review

"Linda Ronstadt: In My Voice & Selena"
A tribute to musical legends Linda Ronstadt & Selena,
starring Brenda Gaviño and her LIVE BAND
Friday Nights at 6:30 pm


Brenda Gaviño easily blends the music of two famous crossover artists, Linda Ronstadt and Selena, into her show! Her beautiful, clear voice, refreshing smile and tremendous vocals is the perfect combination to take on such amazing performers! Both of these singers were fiercely proud of their Mexican-American heritage, and helped introduce America to the rich and vibrant world of Latino music. Singing songs such as Blue Bayou, When Will I be Loved, You're No Good, Bidi Bidi Bam Bam, No Me Queda Más, and Como La Flor, this show is a true celebration of the music of both Mexico and America!

"Reflections"
Tribute to iconic Motown female artists
Every Thursday at 7:00 pm


Act2PV is very excited to present "Reflections," a brand-new show paying tribute to America's iconic Motown female artists, featuring the incredible music of the 1960's! "Reflections" brings it all together into an illusion that you are back in the 60's singing along to the best soundtracks of our lives.

With songs like Baby Love, Be My Baby, Dedicated to the One I Love, Da Doo Ron Ron, Chapel of Love, Heat Wave, Honey Love, Slow Hand, and more, this show is explosive, alluring, electrifying, sultry and sassy, all rolled up into an outstanding performance that is magical - and not to be missed!

"...brought back the talent, tight and balanced vocal harmonies, the glamour, and great toe tapping songs of the girl groups from the late 1940s..." - 5-star TripAdvisor review

"Tossed Salad 2"
Starring Hedda Lettuce,
6 time HX Magazine "Drag Queen of the Year"
Every Thursday & Friday at 9:30 pm


Hedda Lettuce is delighted to celebrate her sixth season at Act2PV with her one woman Comedy/Cabaret show, "Tossed Salad 2!" Fresher comedy, crisper live singing, and cool light dancing will make this show the hit of the season! Hedda will toss your salad with her delicious brand of stand-up comedy, bawdy and biting all-live singing (NOT lip-synched), and incredible improvisational skills. No two shows are alike, and laughter is guaranteed! Make "The Queen of Green" party your comedy diet, and you'll be a regular customer of Hedda's shows for years to come!

Miss Lettuce is one of New York City's premiere drag queens and keeps the audience screaming with laughter for the entire show! She has appeared in Sex And The City, Rupaul's Drag Race, Betty, Project Runway, HBO, Comedy Central and many independent films, as well as many off-broadway productions. Hedda was the first drag performer to headline at Caroline's Comedy Club In NYC. Michael Musto, NYC Journalist and writer for OUT.COM, hails Hedda as "The undisputed grand dame of the drag comedy set. This glamorous green goddess is always shady, inappropriate and hilarious! She works the audience like none other." She is a single mother to a chihuahua named Lupe.

"...hilarious!" - 5-star TripAdvisor review

"WTF?"
Starring Mama Tits
Puerto Vallarta's beloved 6'7" POWERHOUSE diva
Every Monday & Saturday at 9:30 pm


Mama Tits starring in "WTF!?" an all-live vocals comedy cabaret with a twisted take on a survival guide for this new world we have found ourselves in. Sometimes, the best way to deal with upheaval and dramatic change is laughter. Mama Tits has just the solution. A consummate storyteller that uses stories of her life to inspire audiences everywhere, Mama Tits is also a passionate entertainer with the vocal chops to match. This show is sure to delight and inspire you.

"...Funny as heck!" - 5-star TripAdvisor review

"Whitney & Warwick"
Starring Diana Villamonte
Just 2 Shows Left! - February 22 & March 1 at 7:00 pm


Diana Villamonte, Voice of Mexico Runner-Up and international superstar, recreates her award-winning Whitney Houston show, making it a "family affair," by also paying tribute to Whitney's well-known cousin, Dionne Warwick! This tiny little gal with the powerhouse voice will be singing some of the most famous Whitney and Dionne songs, including The Morning I Wake Up, Say a Little Prayer for You, I Have Nothing, Greatest Love of All, That's What Friends Are For, Saving All My Love for You... and many more! This limited engagement by this 5-star entertainer is not to be missed!

ABOUT ACT2PV
With multiple shows every night, Act2PV has been voted the #1 Entertainment Venue in the Banderas Bay area. If you are looking for high-quality theatrical productions, internationally renowned musical cabaret, or drag shows, Act2PV continues to bring you the BEST OF THE BEST entertainment for the 2020/2021 season. This beautiful, 5-star venue truly has something for everyone to enjoy.

Act2PV's incredible entertainment, with its amazing 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.

Tickets to all shows can be purchased online at Act2PV.com, or at the box office, which is open daily from 4:00 to 10:00 pm.

The Act2PV Entertainment complex 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 see what else is playing at Act2PV.