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Spring Entertainment Season Still Sizzling at Act II

May 11, 2018

Act II STAGES is located in La 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 actiientertainment.com.

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - Conveniently located close to the beach, restaurants and bars in the Romantic Zone, Act II Entertainment is THE PLACE to go when you are in Puerto Vallarta. Here's a look at what they have planned to keep you entertained over the next week - and beyond! - including the exciting line-up of Pride Week (May 19-27) shows.

Providing year-round entertainment to Puerto Vallarta residents and visitors, Act II features the best performers and the best shows in the Banderas Bay area. Many of these shows sell out every week, so check out the schedule below and get your tickets today at act2pv.com, or at the box office.

BREAKING NEWS

2018-2019 Season Casting Call, May 12 and 13 at 2 pm


Act II is looking for Musical Theater actors for fantastic roles in - Cinderella, Little Shop Of Horrors, The Great American Trailer Trash Musical and A Musical Revue of Gershwin. Please prepare 2 songs and bring on a USB. All ages/types welcome, ages 18-35 especially encouraged. Contact Danny Mininni at dannymininni(at)yahoo.com, or Alfonso Lopez at alfonso(at)outlook.com.

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.

Act II a Proud Participant of Vallarta Pride 2018!


Pride Week 2018 (May 19-27) is shaping up to be one to remember! Act II is bringing you a week packed with great entertainment to keep the party going! Don't miss the return of some of the season's best break out 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 your last chance to see the #1 Show this season, get your tickets NOW at act2pv.com. (See the full Pride Week schedule of shows below.)

Nunsense A-Men! Just in Time for Pride!

This spring's funniest musical... bar NUN! (Pun intended!), Nunsense A-Men! is a hilarious version of the Off-Broadway smash hit, Nunsense, but all of the characters are MALE musical comedy performers! Think of it as "Mrs. Doubtfire Enters the Convent." Opening on May 19 at 7:00 pm, Act II's Nunsense A-Men! stars Bert Ramirez, Shawn Morgan, José Jasso, Roberto Gomez, and Al Carswell. It is directed by Alfonso López and choreographed by Steven Retchless. ONLY 6 PERFORMANCES! Tickets are available now, so do your soul a favor and Get Yours Today!

PLAYING THIS WEEK AT ACT II STAGES


Friday, May 11
"Come Together" Beatles Tribute - 7 pm
Hedda Lettuce - 9:30 pm

Saturday, May 12
Auditions for 2018-2019 Season - 2:00 pm

Sunday, May 13
Auditions for 2018-2019 Season - 2:00 pm

Monday, May 14
"Come Together" Beatles Tribute - 7:00 pm
"Big and Loud," starring Mama Tits - 9:30 pm

Wednesday, May 16
"Us Two," starring Noemi & Daniel at 7:30 pm
"Big and Loud," starring Mama Tits - 9:30 pm

Thursday, May 17
"Motown & Beyond," Diana Villamonte – 5:00
"Gives Great Hedda," Hedda Lettuce – 9:30

CONTINUING SHOWS AT ACT II

"UsTwo - New Voices, Old Beats"
Daniel Celis, Noemi Plascencia & their Live Band - Best Musical Group of the Season
Wednesdays at 7:30 pm

UsTwo continues to perform Wednesdays at 7:30 pm, performing New Voices, Old Beats, the show that made them famous in Puerto Vallarta. Music from Billy Joel, Journey, Air Supply, The Mamas and the Papas, The Beatles, Abba and much, much more...

The beautiful Noemi Plasencia is from Guadalajara and studied at the Conservatory of Music at the University of Guadalajara. The 'Oh-So-Handsome' Daniel Celis is from Cordoba, Veracruz and studied at the Conservatory of Music in Querétaro. Both Noemi and Daniel sang in various bands around Mexico, but in 2012, Noemi and Daniel discovered each other and melded their incredible talents, creating an amazing chemistry together!

Puerto Vallarta has fallen in love with this dynamic and talented duo with their sexy styling, harmonious vocals and lively band. As soon as they open their mouths, you will be mesmerized. They sing remastered and unique arrangements of classic favorites, and people are raving about the absolute beauty of their sound. Not to mention they are gorgeous and funny!

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!

"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!

"Gives Great Hedda"
Starring the one-and-only Hedda Lettuce
Storytelling, stand-up comedy & singing
WINNER! "Best Comedy of the Year"
WINNER! "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.

"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!

"Come Together" - A Beatles Tribute
featuring many of your favorite Act II stars
May 11, 14, 18 at 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 show, 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! This is a MUST-SEE show - get your tickets now!

VALLARTA PRIDE WEEK SHOWS AT ACT II STAGES

Saturday, May 19: "Nunsense, A-Men!" - Off-Broadway stage play with an all-male cast Opens at 7:00 pm

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

Monday May 21: Steve Grand at 7:30 pm, Mama Tits at 9:30 pm

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

Wednesday, May 23: Steve Grand at 7:30, Puerto Vallarta Gay Men's Chorus at 8:00 pm, Mama Tits at 9:30 pm

Thursday, May 24: Motown & Beyond at 5:00 pm, Hedda Lettuce at 9:30 pm

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

Saturday, May 26: "Nunsense, A-Men!" at 7:00 pm, "Simply The Best" Tina Turner tribute - Back By Popular Demand - at 7:30 pm, Steve Grand at 9:30 pm

Still Around After Pride?

On May 29 and 30, 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!

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.