Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - If you haven't been to STAGES recently, you don't know what you've been missing! The biggest entertainment venue in the Banderas Bay area kicked off the New Year with sold out houses and record breaking attendance - and Act II has lots more fun to come!
7:00 pm - Fleetwood Mac Rumors Tribute
7:30 pm - B. Kingery: Hasten Down the Wind
9:30 pm - Hedda Lettuce
6:00 pm - The 39 Steps Opening Night Party
7:00 pm - The 39 Steps Opening Night
7:30 pm - Jai Rodriguez
9:30 pm - Queens Against Humanity Opening
8:00 pm - The Voice Of Vallarta Returns
7:30 pm - P. Fracassi 20th Century Crooners
9:30 pm - Dueling Drag Divas
6:00 pm - Kami in Encore - No Cover
7:00 pm - Fleetwood Mac Rumours Tribute
7:30 pm - B. Kingery - Blame It All On Mexico
9:30 pm - Mama Tits - Sweet Like Candy
6:00 pm - Maria Rose in Encore - No Cover
7:00 pm - The 39 Steps
7:30 pm - Jai Rodriguez
9:30 pm - Sutton Lee Seymour in Fame-Ish
Act II Brings in 2017 with the Opening of The 39 Steps & Return of Avenue Q
"The 39 Steps" A Classic Hitchcock Thriller
4 Actors, 130 Characters in 100 Hilarious Minutes
Opening Night Party: Saturday, January 7 - 6:00 pm
January 7, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18, 21, 24, 25, 28, 31 - 7:00 pm
February 1, 4, 14, 21, 28 at 7:00 pm
Alfred Hitchcock's classic spy thriller, The 39 Steps, is brilliantly and hilariously recreated for the stage as the smash-hit, winner of the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Comedy in 2007. The 39 Steps follows the incredible adventures of its handsome hero, Richard Hannay, an Englishman, complete with stiff-upper-lip, British gung-ho, and pencil moustache. Laugh along as he encounters dastardly murders, double-crossing secret agents, and, of course, devastatingly beautiful women. Directed by Allen McMullen, this wonderfully-inventive and gripping comedy thriller features four fearless actors, playing 139 roles in 100 minutes of fast-paced fun and thrilling action. In Patrick Barlow's adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock's 1935 thriller, a cast of four actors - PV's Alfonso Lopez, Maria Rose, Kami Desilets and Gabe Arciniega - portrays every hero, villain, spy, and love interest from Simon Corble's novel, to farcical effect.
Avenue Q extends dates by popular demand!
January 12, 19, 26 & February 2 - 7:00 pm
Avenue Q is a delightful, laugh-out-loud American musical that was performed on Broadway from 2003 to 2009. Audiences everywhere have been captivated by its fresh and funny story, and it won the prestigious 2004 Tony Awards' Triple Crown: Best Music, Best Score & Best Book!
The story of Avenue Q takes place in New York City and the street is Avenue Q, the only address you can afford when you're fresh out of college, out of a job, or just trying to find your purpose in life. It is a coming-of-age parable that satirizes the issues and anxieties of entering adulthood. Filled with gut-busting humor and a delightfully catchy score (not to mention the use of full-size puppets that are animated by unconcealed human puppeteers), Avenue Q is a truly unique show that has quickly become a favorite of audiences everywhere!
Although the show addresses humorous adult issues (and is not recommended for children), it is very similar to a beloved children's show; a place where puppets are friends. It is directed by Act II's Musical Director, Alfonso Lopez, and features a wonderful, international cast. Simply put, this show is perfect for those of us who may be wondering how the hell we got to this point in our lives and constantly questioning what our purpose is. But for now, you can just sit back, enjoy, belly-laugh, and rejoice at the marvel of this modern-day musical! Click HERE to read what people are saying, then Click HERE to get tickets NOW before they sell out!
"Queens Against Humanity" A Drag Show for 'Horrible People'
Starring Sutton Lee Seymour
Opening Night Party: Saturday, January 7 - 8:30 pm
January 7 at 9:30 pm
Sutton Lee Seymour returns to the Act II Stage with a brand new show called "Queens Against Humanity," an interactive comedy show based on the hilarious game, Cards Against Humanity! Unlike most of the party games you've played before, Cards Against Humanity is as "despicable and awkward as you and your friends." The game is simple. Each round, one player asks a question from a Black Card, and everyone else answers with their funniest White Card. Sutton Lee Seymour (in her inimitable style), joins us from a successful run in New York, and will lead the audience through this hilarious game with a number of gut-busting celebrity impersonations, character assassinations, and risqué humor! Last season, Sutton Lee Seymour, known as "The Queen of Broadway," became an overnight sensation in Puerto Vallarta with her show, "The Way Off Broad." Her incredible energy, vocal prowess, and perfect comedic timing catapulted her into a Headline Act at Act II Stages. We know you are going to LOVE what she has in store for us with her brand-new show this season!
Continuing This Month at Act II
Every Thursday and Friday at 9:30 pm
Different Show Each Night!
Hedda Lettuce has appeared on major networks (HBO, Comedy Central, MTV), films, commercials and in off-Broadway projects. She has also performed with Sarah Jessica Parker, Tyra Banks, Vanessa Williams and Madonna on such television shows as Project Runway, Sex and the City and the MTV Movie Awards. Michael Musto, American Journalist and writer for OUT.com, hails Hedda as, "The undisputed grand dame of the drag comedy set."
This glamorous green goddess is hilarious, quick witted and a great singer! Her ultra-candid, shimmering wit and uproarious talents will lure you into the funniest scenarios on stage, leaving you begging for more!
Rumours - A Musical Tribute to Fleetwood Mac
January 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27 & 30 - 7:00 pm
February 6 & 13 - 7:00 pm
Rumors, a Musical Tribute to Fleetwood Mac, features the multi-talented actors/singers/musicians from last season's incredible show, California Dreamin! Joseph Dane, Stephanie Watts, Rhonda Padmos, Don Pope, Jesus Estrada and Daniel Lopez will each represent one of the original Fleetwood Mac band members. Rumors is a rock and roll soap opera and a musical history of Fleetwood Mac that reveals the truth behind the Rumors. This highly-acclaimed show is upbeat, funny, and poignant. For all you Fleetwood Mac fans: Go see them in action... you owe it to yourself!
"Hasten Down The Wind"
Starring Brittany Kingery
Every Friday at 7:30 pm
Brittany Kingery, originally from Washington State, but now living in Puerto Vallarta, is presenting her sensational new show, "Hasten Down The Wind," a tribute to the timeless music of living legend, Linda Ronstadt. Brittany has always had a special affinity for Linda Ronstadt, and her stunning likeness, as well as her beautiful, clear voice and creative band, is the perfect combination to take on such an amazing performer!
"Tales of an Aging Twink"
Starring Emmy Award Winner, Jai Rodriguez
Only 3 More Shows!
January 7, 10, 12 at 7:30 pm
Jai returns to Puerto Vallarta with an all-new show called "Tales of an Aging Twink," an R-rated "Glee" version of his life. Jai says, "This show will be just me and my piano, with Top 40 and musical theater songs in between stories about my life." Everyone who's seen his show this past year has been surprised! He begins the show by saying, "I will be totally honest during the show." Hmm... Funny, shocking and SURPRISING truths about a guy you think you know! This is definitely a show that you won't want to miss!
"20th Century Crooners"
Starring Paul Fracassi
Every Sunday at 7:30 pm
"Absolutely Excellent Entertainer! His voice is five star! But there is something more that truthfully I can't find the right words. So suffice to say.... if you were a parent you would be SO PROUD... he is just a fine person and it shows... he is just a good guy!" - Trip Advisor user lynnwhistler"Dueling Drag Divas - The Fierce Awakens!"
Starring Emmy Award Winner Chi Chi Rones and Joanna
Every Sunday & Wednesday at 9:30 pm
In addition to presenting an all-new show, Chi Chi and Jo Anna promise you a totally new format as these two divas BATTLE each other with "boxing-style" rounds. AND... the audience gets to vote for the winner! They will be pitting icons against each other such as Cher vs Liza, a Disney round... Maleficent vs Ursula, the Brits... Adele vs Amy Winehouse, Dueling Tina Turners, a bonus Broadway Belters round, Streisand duets and more! The audience also gets a chance to get on stage and have some fun too!
The Voice Of Vallarta, Season 4
Every Sunday 8:00 pm
The Voice Of Vallarta, Season 4 returns to Puerto Vallarta with 'Legends Of Mexico Week' with Guest Judge Elviz Martinez. VOV is the highest-attended show in Vallarta history and received the prestigious Best Of Vallarta award from Vallarta Lifestyles Magazine. Once again, Voice of Vallarta is looking for the best singer in the Bay of Banderas. This year, our judges are VOV Producer and Director, Alfonso Lopez, (Head Judge) and Kharla Barragan, owner of Alas School of Music (returning for her 4th year). This weekly show is once again hosted by the fabulous Juan Pablo Hernandez who turns Spanglish into an art form!
"Blame it All on Mexico"
Starring Brittany Kingery
Every Monday at 7:30 pm
"We came to Puerto Vallarta and didn't know much about the town. We saw amazing posters outside of Act II Red Room for an award winning vocalist and decided this would be our date night for vacation! We are SO glad we did! Brittany is everything they acclaim. She and her band blew us away with their blend of original and cover music (all of our favorites). I couldn't believe what we saw! We heard she is doing a Linda Ronstadt tribute on Friday and we already bought our tickets. We highly recommend. This is worth the airfare and then some!" - Trip Advisor user DrumNDance
"Sweet Like Candy" - a Jazz & Blues Tribute
Featuring Mama Tits
Mondays at 9:30 pm
Mama Tits sings songs such as Long John Blues, Georgia On My Mind, Summertime, and other traditional songs that you may or may not have heard, but you are sure to love!"
"Went to see the show with my Husband and friends this week. We had seen and enjoyed Mama Tits in previous shows but nothing could have prepared for this one. A true one diva show that will take you a roller coaster of laughs, emotions and pure bliss when she sings her favorite jazz and blues favorites. The venue creates a perfect intimacy and lends itself perfectly to let you get in her heart and her in yours. Inspiring, uplifting and so very entertaining." - Trip Advisor Review
"Fame-Ish" The Best Show Ever in the History of Everything
Starring Sutton Lee Seymour
Every Tuesday at 9:30 pm
Fame-Ish is a one-woman comedic farce starring Sutton Lee Seymour, taking on every major musical and movie she can, and cutting them down to 5 minutes! It's a fast-paced, mad-cap romp through Broadway, Disney, and Hollywood, featuring songs from Wicked, Les Miserables, Chicago, and by Britney Spears, Cher, Madonna & Celine Dion.
Being a "big theater geek," Sutton Lee Seymour comes from a theatrical background. Both of her parents were involved in Community Theater and used to drag her off to rehearsals with them. Her father played Broadway tunes all the time in their home, so she comes by her love of Broadway music naturally! In her "evil twin" (boy life), she was an actor, working with the legendary Charles Busch on the musical, Bunnicula. Charles piqued her desire to try "drag," so she changed her name, slipped on a gown, and found her niche in the entertainment world.
Sutton has an uncanny ability to walk into a room with a contagious energy, pull the audience into the palm of her hand, and make everyone feel that they are a part of an intimate, personal experience, begging for more.
"Walk Like a Man"
Starring Paul Fracassi
Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons Tribute
Wednesdays at 7:30 pm in The Red Room
"Attended this show last night and I must say it was like slipping back to the early 60's. Paul has an air about the way comes across on stage. He is funny, has a great voice & really brings the Four Seasons to life. He also as another show 20th Century Crooners on Sunday night & we will attend it." - Trip Advisor user lgatlin
Tickets to all shows can be purchased online at actiientertainment.com, at the box office, which opens at 10 am daily, or at the 2nd Box Office location, across the street from Garbos on Pulpito Street in the Romantic Zone. Don't have a credit card? Now you can buy your tickets through Cupocity at OXXO!The Act II Entertainment STAGES 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 Act II STAGES.