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New Shows Keep 'Springing Up' at Act II Entertainment

April 27, 2018

Reality TV Star and singing sensation Diana Villamonte, one of the most talented entertainers who has ever crossed our stage, has been starring all season to sold-out audiences in "Motown and Beyond!"

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - Act II's fabulous "Spring Season" is going strong, with lots of entertainment options to enjoy! With new acts opening every week, Act II is THE PLACE to go when you are in Puerto Vallarta. Featuring live cabaret, music, comedy and drag shows, there is definitely something for everyone at Stages.

BREAKING NEWS

Act II Entertainers to be Featured at 2018 Altruism Festival


Act II couldn't be happier to announce that our breakout star Diana Villamonte (Motown, Tina Turner) will be performing at this year's Altruism Festival on May 6! The only thing that could possibly be better would be if she were joined by her beautiful and wildly talented mom, Yudi (star of our upcoming Selena Tribute Show)... AND SHE IS! This dynamic mother/daughter duo will be rocking the stage at the CasaMagna Marriott Resort, so get your tickets - available at our Box Office - to this great event NOW!

TRIPADVISOR RANKS ACT II
#1 in Theaters
#1 in Shows and Concerts
#6 out of 179 Best of Vallarta "Things to Do"

A BIG Thank You to so many of you who have written TripAdvisor reviews on our shows! We couldn't have done this without you! Also, it's not too late to write a review of your favorite show, too! Just go to tripadvisor.com. Many of our shows sell out, so get your tickets NOW at act2pv.com.

PLAYING THIS WEEK AT ACT II STAGES

Friday, April 27
"Woodstock '69," Rhonda Padmos & Don Pope tribute to the women of Woodstock 7 pm
"The Tina Turner Tribute Show," starring Diana Villamonte - Closing Night - 7:30 pm
"Hedda Lettuce," starring six-time Drag Queen of the Year, Hedda Lettuce! - 9:30 pm


Saturday, April 28
"ImproVallarta" - Closing Night 7:30 pm

Monday, April 30
"Us Two," starring Noemi & Daniel at 7:30 pm
"Big and Loud," starring Mama Tits - 9:30 pm

Tuesday, May 1
"Fraser Frase" - Opening Night 7:30 pm

Wednesday, May 2
"Us Two," starring Noemi & Daniel at 7:30 pm
"Big and Loud," starring Mama Tits - 9:30 pm

Thursday, May 3
"Motown & Beyond," Diana Villamonte 5:00
"Fraser Frase," Comedian/Hypnotist - 7:30
"Gives Great Hedda," Hedda Lettuce 9:30

Friday, May 4
"Katmandu in Concert" One Night Only! 7:00
"Gives Great Hedda," Hedda Lettuce 9:30

OPENING THIS WEEK AT ACT II STAGES

"Fraser Frase" Comedian & Hypnotist
featuring a unique brand of comedy and entertainment for 3 Nights Only!
Opening Night - Tuesday, May 1 - 7:30 pm
Continuing Shows: May 3, 5 - 7:30 pm

For over 15 years, Fraser Frase has entertained audiences in corporations, fund raisers, schools, nightclubs, and comedy clubs across Canada, the United States, and beyond! Act II is excited to welcome Fraser for the first time to its Red Room stage, where the audience can "be the show," or "watch" the show! Either way, audience members will have the TIME OF THEIR LIVES! In "Fraser Frase's" unique comedy and entertainment show, you get to choose whether you want to just relax and watch, or engage and fall under hypnosis to act out our funny suggestions... when anything can happen! If you're looking for a roller coaster ride of laughing, crying, and something different, "Fraser Frase Comedy Hypnosis" is it. Come watch some crazy, wild, and unpredictable, impromptu fun... with real audience interaction!

"...Fraser's show was an entertaining mix of comedy and hypnosis resulting in hysterical reactions from the audience. He provided a professional, entertaining and tasteful show. There was plenty of action and the laughs just kept coming! The things the participants did while under hypnosis were not offensive nor degrading so they weren't humiliated or embarrassed but were hilarious and well received by the audience. Fraser created a safe, secure but very entertaining environment for the participants and audience alike..." - Sandra Davis, Manager of Residence Living, University of Windsor

"Katmandu in Concert" - One Night Only!
featuring Sitarist/Guitarist Don Pope and Singer/Pianist Rhonda Padmos
in a long-awaited concert of Indian classical music on the sitar!
Friday, May 4 - 7:00 pm


Act II is thrilled to present Katmandu in Concert, an exotic blend of Indian ragas, Latin jazz and Blues, featuring the amazing sitarist/guitarist Don Pope and singer/pianist Rhonda Padmos! This extraordinary concert will feature some of Don and Rhonda's original songs that were written to display the beautiful sounds of the Indian sitar and a tribute to history's sitar masters, Ravi Shankar, and George Harrison.

In the early 1970's, Don Pope travelled to India where he fell under the spell of the sitar virtuoso, Ravi Shankar. Seeing a Shankar concert was a life-changing experience for him, and he vowed to learn to play the sitar and to know and understand the music of India. He later studied with Ashish Khan, the nephew of Shankar, and later collaborated with him in a concert tour of India.

Rhonda Padmos, whose beautiful voice and expertise on both piano and keyboards, is the perfect accompaniment to Don's beautiful sitar music. Don and Rhonda have been an integral part of the music scene in Puerto Vallarta for many years. Now in their 5th season at Act II, they are thrilled to be able to share their love for Indian music with you in this special concert!

"Come Together" - A Beatles Tribute
featuring many stars of Act II
Opening Night - Monday, May 7 - 7:00 pm
Continuing Shows - May 11, 14, 18 - 7:00 pm

"Come Together" is a HUGE musical tribute and celebration of The Beatles, featuring LIVE MUSIC! This musical extravaganza brings together many of the stars of Act II, including cast members from this year's Woodstock '69, The Mamas and the Papas, California Dreamin', and last year's Fleetwood Mac and Rumors! Rhonda Padmos and Don Pope have created a NEW Beatles show, which includes well-known songs as well as some of the Beatles' solo career hit songs. They will also be inviting the audience to test their Beatles knowledge with their new musical trivia game show, "BEAT THE BEATLES," which is filled with hilarious obscure tidbits about the Beatles, leaving everyone in stitches! "Come Together" is definitely a MUST-SEE in Puerto Vallarta!

CONTINUING SHOWS AT ACT II

"Simply the Best!" A Tina Turner Tribute Show
The #1 Show This Season, Selling Out Every Week!
starring Reality TV star (and Vallarta's #1 singing sensation) Diana Villamonte
Every Friday, April 27 - Closing Night - 7:30 pm


Remember What's Love Got to Do with It, Simply the Best, River Deep Mountain High, Fool in Love, Nutbush City Limits, and many, many more? Reality TV Star and singing sensation Diana Villamonte, one of the most talented entertainers who has ever crossed our stage, has been starring all season to sold-out audiences in "Motown and Beyond!" Diana Villamonte in "Simply the Best: The Tina Turner Tribute Show" is a dream come true for Act II! Diana's high energy, powerful vocals, and captivating personality make this a spectacular show. She will win your heart and you will never forget the talent of this sensational singer. Don't miss your last chance to see the #1 Show this season, "Simply the Best" get your tickets NOW!

ImproVallarta
Uproariously funny, incredibly fast-paced, totally unscripted improvisational theater!
Saturday, April 28 - Closing Night - 7:30 pm
Catch them before they go!

Members from two of Canada's renowned improv comedy troupes are combining to become "ImproVallarta" a show created exclusively for Act II Entertainment Stages! From April 17 to 28, this improv power-trio will present shows in the format of "Whose Line Is It, Anyway?" along with their own brand of "Dangerous Improv."

"Woodstock '69"
Featuring Rhonda Padmos and Don Pope
A tribute to the women of Woodstock
Monday, April 30 - Closing Night - 7:00 pm

The uber-talented musical duo of Rhonda Padmos and Don Pope have created a brand-new show this season that's sure to bring back lots of memories! It's called Woodstock '69, a festival of LIVE MUSIC and peace, featuring the music of the unforgettable women of Woodstock... Janis Joplin, Joan Baez, Grace Slick, Melanie, and Nancy Evins.

It also features the music of Jimmy Hendrix, Ritchie Havens, Sweetheart, Arlo Guthrie, Carlos Santana, Country Joe MacDonald, The Who, Ravi Shankar, Jefferson Airplane, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Joni Mitchell, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, and Bob Dylan, and The Band! This show has sold out every week - get your tickets now!

"Big and Loud" continues to sell out every week!
Live singing, stories, and side-splitting comedy, featuring drag diva, Mama Tits
Monday & Wednesday - 9:30 pm through May 28


In this all-new drag show, "BIG & LOUD," Mama Tits is guaranteed to take you on a wild journey, complete with incredible live singing, hilarious stories, and side-splitting comedy! This year, Mama Tits has turned things up a notch, too, by adding live accompaniment! Mama Tits is one of the top drag divas of Puerto Vallarta and Seattle, with sold-out shows almost every night. Known for her buttery smooth voice and soulful blues sound, her shows have become a notorious "destination," forever changing drag cabaret entertainment in Puerto Vallarta and beyond!

"Gives Great Hedda"
Starring the one-and-only Hedda Lettuce
Storytelling, stand-up comedy & singing
Thursday & Friday - 9:30 through June 1

Hedda Lettuce, six-time Drag Queen of the Year Award-winner (HX magazine) and the legendary "green goddess" of drag, is glamorizing another winter in Puerto Vallarta as she dishes out a tossed salad of improvisational comedy, sultry songs, and dazzling gowns. And it's entirely fat-free! She tosses out a night of storytelling, ribald stand-up comedy, and live (not lip-synched) singing. Her show includes her nationally-acclaimed original comedic music peppered with parodies of old-time favorites and startling satire. Expect a night of side-splitting laughter from Hedda Lettuce, one of New York City's premier drag queens.

"Motown and Beyond"
Starring Diana Villamonte
Every Thursday at 5:00 pm through May 24

The amazingly talented Diana Villamonte presents "Motown and Beyond!" a musical tribute to the great ladies of Motown and Beyond, such as Diana Ross, Shirley Bassey, Whitney Houston, Anita Ward, Etta James, Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin and Donna Summer! This young lady is one of the most talented people that has ever crossed our stage! After a sold-out preview of her show this past summer, she was described as "powerful, charming, beautiful, stunning, polished, mesmerizing and stunning." She blew the audience away with her huge vocals and passionate interpretations, grabbed the audience and never let go. has "Motown and Beyond" sells out every week, so don't wait, get your tickets NOW!

"UsTwo - New Voices, Old Beats"
Starring Daniel Celis, Noemi Plascencia & their Live Band!
Remastered arrangements of classic favorites
Mondays and Wednesdays at 7:30 through May 16
BONUS SHOW: Monday, May 28th at 7:30 pm

Us Two takes its place as the number one musical group in Puerto Vallarta, with New Voices, Old Beats, a hugely successful show! Puerto Vallarta has fallen in love with this smashing duo with the soft, sexy beat and harmonious vocals. As soon as they open their mouths, audiences are mesmerized. Daniel and Noemi sing re-mastered arrangements of classic favorites, from bands such as the Mamas and Papas, Abba, The Beatles, Journey, Cat Stevens, Culture Club, Air Supply, and more. People are raving about the absolute beauty of their unique sound.

Coming Soon To Act II Stages

"Movie Night" - with Hedda Lettuce (May 20)
Debbie Holiday - 12 Top 20 Billboard Charts! (May 29, 31)
Steve Grand - Gay Pride Week (May 21, 23, 26)

For information on these upcoming shows, please visit act2pv.com.

Tickets to all shows can be purchased online at actiientertainment.com, at the box office, which opens at 10 am on show days, 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.