Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - For the first time in its history, Puerto Vallarta finally has a 'Spring Entertainment Season,' thanks to the much-loved Act II Stages venue. This brand-new season features the best in live cabaret, music, comedy, stage plays & drag shows, and new acts are continuing to open every week throughout the month of May!
Currently listed at #6 on TripAdvisor's list of Things to Do in Vallarta, 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.
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.
Act II Entertainers to be Featured at 2018 Altruism Festival
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.
OPENING THIS WEEK AT ACT II STAGES
"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
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 of your favorite Act II stars
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!
PLAYING THIS WEEK AT ACT II STAGES
Friday, May 4
"Katamandu in Concert" - 7:00 pm
"Hedda Lettuce" - 9:30 pm
Saturday, May 5
"Fraser Frase" - Closing Night - 7:30 pm
"Gives Great Hedda," Hedda Lettuce – 9:30
Monday, May 7
"Come Together" - Opening Night - 7:00 pm
"Big and Loud," starring Mama Tits - 9:30 pm
Wednesday, May 9
"Us Two," starring Noemi & Daniel at 7:30 pm
"Big and Loud," starring Mama Tits - 9:30 pm
Thursday, May 10
"Motown & Beyond," Diana Villamonte – 5:00
"Gives Great Hedda," Hedda Lettuce – 9:30
CONTINUING SHOWS AT ACT II
Fraser Frase, Comedian & Hypnotist
featuring a unique brand of comedy and entertainment!
Saturday, May 5 - Closing Night - 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!
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.
"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 outevery 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 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. "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
WINNER! Best Musical Group Act of the Season
Wednesdays at 7:30 pm
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!
VALLARTA PRIDE WEEK ACT II STAGES
Vallarta Pride might still be a couple of weeks away, but Act II is gearing up NOW! We are bringing you a week packed with great entertainment to keep the party going:
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.