February 15, 2016. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Amy Armstrong and Bohemia Viva return with new songs and more comedy in Spanglish II beginning Feb. 16. Amy also stars in her all-new show, Mama’s Big Ones: The Life of Cass Elliot opening Feb. 20. And ‘A Tuna Christmas’ has been held-over and resumes performances on Feb. 23.
The collaboration between Amy Armstrong and Luis and Andrea of Bohemia Viva has again charmed audiences at The Palm this season with their hit show Spanglish. The amazing music that this talented trio creates is pure magic on stage. Luis’ beautiful acoustic guitar and vocals, joined by Andrea and their gorgeous harmonies together; all blended with Amy’s powerful voice, wit and hilarious comedy has made this one of the most popular shows in Vallarta this season. In Spanglish II, they will introduce new songs and even more hilarious comedy. Spanglish II runs February 16 – April 3. Due to the popularity of this show, advance reservations are highly recommended. See the link below for online tickets and more information.
Mama’s Big Ones
Cabaret veteran, actress and Vallarta favorite Amy Armstrong sings the hits of the late, great Cass Elliot (aka: Mama Cass) in this ALL-NEW ORIGINAL show, Mama’s Big Ones. Accompanied by the talented Jean-Guy Comeau at the piano, Amy sings Cass Elliot’s classic songs beautifully. She departs from her usual cabaret-style performance for this show, and presents a very special tribute to the legendary singer, perhaps best known as a member of the popular 60’s group, ‘The Mamas & The Papas’. Amy will bring to light more intimate details about this iconic performer, who helped define a generation with her indelible contribution to the music of the 60’s and 70’s. A very special evening, as only Amy Armstrong can deliver. Mama’s Big Ones plays February 20 – March 28.
‘A Tuna Christmas’
“Tuna, it’s not just for Christmas anymore.” – Aunt Pearl Burrus
Brothers Terry Dale Parks and Tracy Parks, who is also The Palm’s Entertainment Director, resume their hit stage production of ‘A Tuna Christmas’. This yuletide sequel to last season’s ‘Greater Tuna’ opened in December and has been held-over due to popular demand. ‘A Tuna Christmas’ is the second in a series of comedic plays written by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard. It all takes place 24 hours before Christmas, as the delightfully eccentric characters attempt to cope with seasonal traumas, such as the disaster prone little theatre production of A Christmas Carol and a yard display contest that is being sabotaged by a mysterious Christmas phantom! The play is an affectionate commentary on small-town Southern life and attitudes, with a hilarious twist. Like Greater Tuna, the play is notable in that two men play the entire cast of eccentric characters of both genders and various ages. Performances of A Tuna Christmas resume on February 23 – March 29.
Now Playing at The Palm
Popular band Luna Rumba plays on alternate Fridays all season. A blend of Latin fusion, flamenco and cuban music, this band is one of the most popular in Vallarta. Next show Feb.19 at 7:00. Argentine duo, Bohemia Viva, continues to soar in popularity with their own show featuring sizzling Latin rhythms and beautiful harmonies. Next show Feb. 26 at 7:00 p.m. Kim Kuzma and her ‘Acústico’ live band, with their original Latin and pop “mash-ups”, plays every Sun. & Wed. at 7:00 p.m. all season. And Miss Conception’s all-new extravaganza ‘Miss Conception Goes To The Movies’ plays Mon. and Thurs. at 9:30 p.m. all season. Due to the popularity of all of these shows, reservations are highly recommended.
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The next in our monthly Music Tribute Series produced by Paco Ojeda, will be a tribute to the movie musical ‘Grease’ on Feb. 27. Special guest performers will include Amy Armstrong, Kim Kuzma, Miss Conception, Bohemia Viva and more. Also returning on February 29 is Alain Perreault in his new show, ‘My Broadway, Anyway’, a cabaret performance with a personal glimpse into the musical theatre world. Alain will once again welcome some special guests and will be accompanied by Jean-Guy Comeau at the piano.
The Palm is well-known for bringing top notch, cutting-edge entertainment to Vallarta. Inside you’ll find an intimate, completely refurbished 90-seat cabaret with outstanding sound and lighting, creating the ambiance of cabarets from days gone by. Shows are scheduled seven days per week with two different shows nightly through early April, 2016. The Palm also offers matinees at 4:00 p.m. on selected shows.
The Palm is non-smoking (a patio is provided for smokers) and is located at Olas Altas #508, in Zona Romantica. Tickets may be purchased online 24 hours a day, and at The Palm’s box office, open at 10:00 a.m. daily (322-222-0200). A full calendar of performances, information and online tickets are available at www.ThePalmPV.com. You can also find the Palm on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ThePalmPV/