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'Some Enchanted Evening' Enchants Vallarta Audiences

January 2, 2018

Act II STAGES is located in the Zona Romantica, on the corner of Insurgentes and Basilio Badillo on the south side of Puerto Vallarta. For more information, call (322) 222-1512, or visit

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - At any given time a piece of musical theater by Rodgers and Hammerstein is probably being performed. As the biggest force on Broadway when Broadway was the biggest force in entertainment, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein created a string of popular Broadway musicals in the 1940s and 1950s, initiating what is considered the "golden age" of musical theater.

Their musical theater writing partnership produced some of the world's most popular stage and film musicals, including Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I and The Sound of Music. If you are in Puerto Vallarta, you can get a little taste of them all in Some Enchanted Evening at Act II Entertainment.

Directed by Alfonso López, this magical show offers a glorious parade of unforgettable hits from the best musicals of all time, and places four of PV's best singers on The Main Stage: renowned soprano Vanessa Amaro from the national conservatory of music; Alfonso López a classically trained musician/singer with a Masters in music; Hal Bonta, and Kami Desilets, two veteran stage actors with hundreds of Broadway Musicals on their resumes.

The simplicity of the stage is perfect for showcasing the fabulous voices of these talented singers as they perform all your favorite songs from some of the best Musicals of all time, including:

"I Whistle a Happy Tune", "Hello, Young Lovers" and "Shall We Dance?" from The King and I

"In My Own Little Corner" from Cinderella

"My Favorite Things", "Climb Ev'ry Mountain", "Maria", "Sixteen Going on Seventeen" and "The Lonely Goatherd" from The Sound of Music

"It Might As Well Be Spring" from State Fair

"The Surrey with the Fringe on Top" from Oklahoma!

"I'm Gonna Wash that Man Right Outta My Hair", "There is Nothin' Like a Dame", and of course, "Some Enchanted Evening" from South Pacific

Here's what people are saying about Act II's production of Some Enchanted Evening:

From the opening mash up to the closing, this was pure magic. Broadway quality! - Jim Davis

Opening night for Some Enchanted Evening. What an absolute delight! Run, don't walk to be "Enchanted" by four wonderful singers / entertainers! The best of Rodgers and Hammerstein presented by some of the best! What a delightful gift from Act II! - Mary Zack

No one would have known that it was opening night for "Some Enchanted Evening". It felt like these four excellent singers had been doing this show for months. Vanessa Amaro, Kami Desilets, Alfonso López, and Hal Bonta are each outstanding voices that are a gift to Vallarta. The standing ovation at the end was well deserved. Bravo!! - Ed Gil

Act II - Smash hit, "Some Enchanted Evening!" Fabulous, just fantastic music. The performers did an exquisite job... and earned a standing ovation. We loved it! - Bobbie Audell

Despite being an "Opening Night" season ticket holder, I have repeatedly expressed, that I generally prefer waiting a few shows to allow all of the kinks and glitches to be worked out. I will say, without question, this was the best opening night performance I have seen. As I said on another post, Broadway quality! - Jim Davis

This Show, "Some Enchanted Evening" profiled 4 of the biggest voice with songs that brought back so many memories. Songs I bet most of us had not heard or sung in many years... From the first note till the last note it was superbly performed by 4 incredible performers that had everyone applauding loudly after every song. Director and cast Alfonso López, Kami Desilets, Vane Vera Amaro, Hal Bonta, WELL DONE and another Must See Show. - David Wilhoit

If you love music, if you love Rodgers & Hammerstein, if you love excellent talent, if you're looking for a fabulous way to spend an evening, then you MUST SEE Some Enchanted Evening at Act II. Impressive that these 4 talented performers, Vanessa Amaro, Hal Bonta, Kami Desilets & Alfonso López sang 57 Show tunes! You will be swept away in memories. - Tricia Lyman

At Stages for Rogers and Hammerstein Some Enchanted Evening opening night. Thrilling performances by all 4 singers. The harmonies, the staging, all combined to do justice to the greatest American songbook ever! Rush to see it before it's gone. - Rob Burton

Additional performances of "Some Enchanted Evening" will take The Main Stage at Act II Entertainment on January 8, 15, 22 and 29 at 7:00 pm.

Tickets to all shows can be purchased online at, at the box office, which opens daily at 10:00 am, or at the 2nd Box Office location, across the street from Garbos on Pulpito Street in the Romantic Zone.

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.