Los Angeles’ longest-running, most celebrated variety show returns with

world-class lucha libre-style wrestling, burlesque, aerialists, comedy, music, and much more

Thursday, May 4th and Friday, May 5th

at The Mayan Theatre in downtown Los Angeles

Tickets on sale now

Los Angeles, CA (April 6, 2023)─Lucha VaVOOM (LVV), Los Angeles’ longest-running, most celebrated variety show featuring world-class lucha libre-style wrestling, burlesque, aerialists, comedy, and more, is set to return with their annual Cinco de Mayan engagement onThursday, May 4th and Friday, May 5th at their historic home venue The Mayan Theatre (1038 S Hill St.) in downtown Los Angeles. Tickets for this 21+ two-night glam/slam extravaganza are on sale now for $45.00‒$65.00 at

Los Angeles’ institution has been wowing audiences across the globe for over 20 years with their brand of sexo y violencia. From L.A. to Tokyo, across the U.S. and Canada, and all the way to Australia, people go crazy for LVV’s perfect combination of world-class, professional lucha libre-style wrestling interspersed with high-octane burlesque performances, death-defying aerial acts, comedy, lowriders, folklórico dancers, mariachis, tequila, tamales, and more ─ all adding up to one unforgettable night.

This year’s Cinco de Mayan wrestling lineup includes a group of powerhouse female wrestlers, including new AEW superstar and four-time AAA Reina de Reinas champion Taya Valkyrie, Dama Fina (former LVV champion), Tijuana-based Lady Pink and Amazona, and Zyra. Other wrestlers confirmed include Mexican luchador Rey Horus(former Lucha Underground and Ring Of Honor star), Magno “The Man Mountain” Rudo, El Bombero (former WWE cruiserweight champion),“Pretty” Peter Avalon, the utterly fearless and aerodynamically baffling Jack Cartwheel, plus LVV fan favorites Li’l Cholo, Los Crazy Chickens, Chocolatay Caliente, Chupacabra, Paquita (the drag wrestling version of the GRAMMY®-nominated Mexican singer Paquita la del Barrio), and Dirty Sanchez (the scatological master of lucha libre, wowing LVV crowds since 2008 with his underhand, dirty tricks and his signature move “A Taste Of The Awful!”), with more to be announced.

Taya Valkyrie and Magno “The Man Mountain” Rudo lifting Dama Fina over his head

LVV promises to deliver incendiary burlesque goddesses, twisty contortionists, and death-defying aerialists, including Emma Vauxdevil (fire eater, sword swallower, tattooed burlesque queen), Frankie Fictitious (one of burlesque’s most coveted performers, named Miss Exotic World in 2019, and a Burlesque Hall of Fame inductee), Marie Devilreux (Brazilian bombshell and international burlesque, fire, aerial showgirl), Miss Marquez (founder of Empowerment in Heels, a pillar in L.A.’s burlesque community), and the incomparable Lou Lou la Duchesse de Rière(internationally renowned neo-burlesque dancer hailing from Kahnawake, Quebec, whose accolades include being voted #1 burlesque performer in Canada and holds titles from the Burlesque Hall of Fame), bringing her cowgirl skills back to the LVV stage.

Marie Devilreux and Miss Marquez

Special guest ring announcer for both nights will be L.A.’s own Melissa Santos (professional wrestler, model, and actress, best known for her work on El Rey Network’s Lucha Underground, AXS TV’s Impact Wrestling, and Disney/Pixar’s film Coco). Plus, delivering insanely off-the-cuff commentary both nights will be comedian host Blaine Capatch, with a special co-host to be announced.

LVV’s Cinco de Mayan engagement comes on the heels of their Las Vegas residency being announced in February. The first shows to go on sale are set for July 28th-29th and October 27th-28th at the legendary House of Blues inside Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.

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