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Vallarta Pride Week Full of Fun at Act II Entertainment

May 18, 2018
On Thursday, May 24 at 5:00 pm, a film crew will record Diana Villamonte's "Motown and Beyond" show. Get your tickets NOW at act2pv.com and let's fill The Red Room Cabaret with everyone who loves Diana.

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico - Act II Stages is THE Place to go to see a show when you are in Puerto Vallarta - especially during the 2018 Vallarta Pride celebrations! From May 19-27, Act II is bringing you a week packed with great entertainment, so be sure to include some of the following shows on your Pride Week schedule.


For Vallarta Pride 2018, Act II is bringing back some of the season's most popular shows, like Steve Grand, Debby Holiday, Mama Tits, Hedda Lettuce and Diana Villamonte's record-breaking "Simply The Best: A Tribute to Tina Turner" returning to the stage on May 26th at 7:30 pm. Don't miss the last performance of this season's #1 Show, get your tickets NOW at act2pv.com.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!

Be sure to put Thursday, May 24 at 5:00 pm on your calendar, as it will be a very special day at The Red Room Cabaret. A filming crew will be here to film "Motown and Beyond," featuring our very own Diana Villamonte! I can't give you details because we have all signed a Non-Disclosure Agreement, but this is a project that's of great importance, and it is going to be huge, Huge, HUGE for everyone! So get your tickets NOW at act2pv.com and let's fill the room with everyone who loves Diana. (Whatever you are thinking it might be, I promise you, it is BIGGER! And yes, you can come see the show and still have plenty of time to spare before the Vallarta Pride Parade starts at 9:00 pm.)

OPENING THIS WEEK AT ACT II STAGES

"Nunsense A-Men!" Just in Time for Pride!
this spring's funniest musical... bar NUN!
Opening Night - Saturday, May 19 - 7:00 pm
Continuing Shows - May 22, 26, 29, 30 and June 2 - 7:00 pm


"Nunsense A-Men!" is a take-off on the 2nd longest-running Off-Broadway smash hit, Nunsense, but here in Puerto Vallarta, all of the characters are MALE musical comedy performers! You can think of it as "Mrs. Doubtfire Enters the Convent." Act II's "unholy" version of Nunsense A-Men! features uproarious horseplay and side-splitting jokes that are performed by some of its finest actors: Bert Ramirez, Shawn Morgan, José Jasso, Roberto Gomez, and Al Carswell. You may have caught their crazy #sheNUNigans this week as they went up in a parasail, raced down the Malecón on Segways, and experimented with tequila - all in full habits - but if you missed them, you can always check Act II's Facebook page for evidence.

Directed by Alfonso López and choreographed by Steven Retchless, Nunsense A-Men! is the kind of show that picks you up and shakes you around and makes you want to dance. What more could you want from a musical than passion and laughter and fun? This is a show not to be missed at Act II. ONLY 6 PERFORMANCES! Tickets on sale now, so do your soul a favor and Get Yours Today!

"All American Boy" - Steve Grand
THREE NIGHTS ONLY!
Opening Night - Monday, May 21 - 7:30 pm
Continuing Shows - May 23 & 26 - 7:30 pm

Internet sensation Steve Grand returns to Puerto Vallarta for Gay Pride after his record-breaking sell-out run this past December & January. Grand was the first performer in Puerto Vallarta history to sell out all of his shows in advance! Don't delay! Get your tickets NOW, before these three shows sell out!

With over 10 Million views on YouTube, a #3 Album on The Billboard Independent Album Artist Charts, and one of the most successful Music Kickstarter Campaigns...EVER!... under his belt, Steve Grand has not just broken the rules, but has changed the game when it comes to being a successful singer-songwriter in the era of YouTube and Spotify.

Grand's first of many self-funded music videos, "All-American Boy," released in July of 2013, tells the story of unrequited love between two young men. This video took the Internet by storm when it was released. It lead this openly gay artist to be lauded as a trailblazer in the entertainment world. Touring across the country, as well as internationally in 2016, Steve has also made television appearances on Good Morning America, CNN, Larry King Now, and other national outlets where he has used his platform to advocate for Human Rights and LGBT Equality.


PRIDE WEEK SHOWS AT ACT II STAGES

Friday, May 18
"Gives Great Hedda," Hedda Lettuce – 9:30

Saturday, May 19
"Nunsense, A-Men!" - Opening Night - 7:00

Sunday, May 20
"Movie Night" with Hedda Lettuce - 7:30 pm

Monday, May 21
Steve Grand - Opening Night - 7:30 pm
"Big and Loud," starring Mama Tits - 9:30 pm

Tuesday, May 22
"Nunsense A-Men!" - 7:00 pm

Wednesday, May 23
"All American Boy," Steve Grand - 7:30 pm
"Show Me Broadway!" PVGMC concert - 8:00
"Big and Loud," starring Mama Tits - 9:30 pm

Thursday, May 24
"Motown & Beyond" with Filming Crew – 5:00
"Gives Great Hedda," Hedda Lettuce – 9:30

Friday, May 25
"Gives Great Hedda," Hedda Lettuce – 9:30

Saturday, May 26
"Nunsense, A-Men!" - 7:00 pm
"Simply the Best" Tina Turner Tribute - 7:30
"All American Boy," starring Internet sensation, Steve Grand - 9:30 pm

Still Around After Pride?

On May 29 and 31, Debbie Holiday will be bringing her exciting musical journey through her Queens of Rock (and ok... some Kings, too) show! Featuring the music of Tina Turner, Bette Midler, David Bowie, Queen, Janis Joplin and more, you won't want to miss this!

CONTINUING SHOWS AT ACT II

"Movie Night" with Hedda Lettuce
featuring the movie, "Hairspray"
Sunday, May 20 - 8:00 pm


New York's reigning "Queen of Green" brings her iconic Movie Night to Act II! Hedda Lettuce has been treating audiences in New York to her signature brand of irreverent comedy at her famous Movie Nights for over 15 years. Always a sensation in New York, Hedda's light commentary accompanies the classic movies we love, presenting them in a whole new hilarious light.

Act II is proud to present the classic film, Hairspray, which will get the "special Hedda treatment!" Be sure to arrive on time - Hedda will be providing introductory pre-show comedy before the film starts! Tickets are available at act2pv.com.

"Gives Great Hedda"
Starring the one-and-only Hedda Lettuce
Storytelling, stand-up comedy & singing
WINNER! "Best Comedy of the Year" and "Best Original Music in a Drag Show"
Thursday & Friday - 9:30 through June 1
Shows sell out - get your tickets now!

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.

"Big and Loud" continues to sell out!
Live singing, stories, and side-splitting comedy, featuring drag diva, Mama Tits
Every Monday and Wednesday at 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! Shows sell out every week, so get your tickets now!


"Motown and Beyond"
Starring Diana Villamonte
WINNER! "Best Show of the Season"
Every Thursday at 5:00 pm through May 31

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. "Motown and Beyond" sells out every week, so don't wait, get your tickets NOW!

"UsTwo - New Voices, Old Beats"
Daniel Celis, Noemi Plascencia & their Live Band performing remastered arrangements of all of your favorite classic songs
WINNER! Season's Best Musical Group Act
Wednesday, May 30 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. Famous for taking classics and bringing them to life, UsTwo has quickly become the #1 musical act in Puerto Vallarta - and they will be the new resident artist at ACT II next season! Shows sell out, so get your tickets now!

COMING SOON TO ACT II STAGES

"Queens Of Rock"
Debby Holiday is Baaaacckk! in an all new show for TWO performances only
Tuesday, May 29 & Thursday, May 31 at 7:30 pm


Don't miss this exciting musical journey through Debby Holiday's show, Queens of ROCK (and ok some Kings, too)! Tina Turner, Bette Midler, David Bowie, Queen, Janis Joplin & more. The voices & personalities that shaped her songwriting from childhood to current day.

Debby has been involved in the music industry since she was a little girl. Her father, Jimmy Holiday, co-wrote many hit songs, including the worldwide smash hit, Put A Little Love In Your Heart.

Debby's unique sound is a mixture of soul and rock. She started to write songs at the age of 13 and broke into the dance scene and the Billboard Top 10 in 2004 with her songs, Dive and Half a Mile Away.

She has shared the stage with legendary recording artists like John Waite and Rod Stewart, appearing on several television programs including The View, The Rosie O'Donnell Show and The David Letterman Show. During her career, Debby has toured and opened for rock superstars including Joe Walsh, Rod Stewart and Kiss.

"Dreaming of You"
a musical tribute to legend, Selena
starring Yudi Villamonte
Three Shows Only!
Friday, June 1, 8 & 15 at 7:30 pm

The most exciting event of the Summer! After singing a duet with her daughter, Diana, in "Simply The Best," everyone in Puerto Vallarta suggested that Yudi Villamonte be the star of her own show. This was the inspiration for Dreaming of You, a musical tribute to the first Latina Crossover artist, Selena, a show produced and directed by Alfonso Lopez.

Yudi was brought to fame in her home country of Panama, and was known as the matriarch and first lady of the "Villamonte Musical Dynasty." Well known in the paparazzi circuit, all the Villamonte women have been chased down the street as they leave clubs and venues. The paparazzi would go crazy trying to get a picture of the First Musical Family of Panama. Starting a new life in Puerto Vallarta was a risk for the family, but Puerto Vallarta's newest star, Yudi Villamonte, says, "A risk well worth it!"

Now it is Diana's turn to make a special guest appearance, along with her sister, in their mother's show, "Dreaming of You." Don't miss this wonderful performance, click HERE to get your tickets TODAY!

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.