Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - With the final (and most exciting!) days of Pride happening this weekend, Puerto Vallarta's Centennial celebrations just starting, "Restaurant Week" continuing at 59 restaurants, and some of the best entertainment in town playing at Act II, it seems like there's something fun going on everywhere you turn!
But once you see what Act II has planned to keep you entertained over the next week, a night (or two!) at Stages will surely top your list of "Must Do" activities.
Act II's hilarious production of "Nunsense A-Men!" with an all-male cast of nuns, continues for four more nights, May 26, 29, 30 and June 2 at 7:00 pm.
Singer/songwriter/Internet sensation, Steve Grand, finishes up his triumphant return to Vallarta after a sold-out run during November and December! Final show: Saturday, May 26 at 9:30 pm.
Debby Holiday is back with her new show, "Queens of Rock!" This international star, with 12 Top-20 Billboard Chart Hits, returns to The Red Room for two nights only on May 29 & 31 at 7:30 pm.
Yudi Villamonte, Panamanian musical sensation (and mother of our very own Diana Villamonte), opens her new show, "Dreaming of You," a musical tribute to musical legend, Selena, on June 1!
Us Two, headliners at Act II and winners of "The Best Musical Group of the Season," present their remastered classics (along with their live band) on Wednesday nights!
Hedda Lettuce, the legendary "Green Goddess" of drag, finishes up her amazing, highly successful, season this week!
PLAYING THIS WEEK AT ACT II STAGES
"Gives Great Hedda," Hedda Lettuce 9:30
Saturday, May 26
"Nunsense, A-Men!" - 7:00 pm
"Simply the Best" Tina Turner Tribute - 7:30
Steve Grand - Closing Night - 9:30 pm
Tuesday, May 29
"Nunsense, A-Men!" Musical Comedy - 7 pm
"Queens of Rock," Debby Holiday - 7:30 pm
Wednesday, May 30
"Us Two," starring Noemi & Daniel at 7:30 pm
"Nunsense, A-Men!" Musical Comedy at 7 pm
Thursday, May 31
"Motown & Beyond," Diana Villamonte 5:00
"Queens of Rock" Debby Holiday - 7:30 pm
Hedda Lettuce Final Show - 9:30 pm
Friday, June 1
"Dreaming of You," Yudi Villamonte - 9:30 pm
Saturday, June 2
"Nunsense, A-Men!" Closing Night - 7 pm
Who opens shows in Puerto Vallarta in the summertime? Act II does! Our first ever spring/summer season has been SIZZLING... and we're not done yet!
OPENING THIS WEEK AT 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
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.
"You would be hard pressed, in New York, Chicago, Las Vegas or LA, to find a cabaret show any more entertaining than Debby Holiday. From the first belt out of her mouth to the last, it is non-stop, amazing entertainment. This girl can SING!" - Jim Davis
"Dreaming of You"
a musical tribute to legend, Selena
starring Yudi Villamonte
Three Shows Only!
Friday, June 1, 8 & 15 at 7:30 pm
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!
CONTINUING SHOWS AT ACT II
this spring's funniest musical... bar NUN!
May 26, 29, 30 and June 2 - 7:00 pm
Vallarta audiences agree: Nunsense is truly "habit-forming!"
Nunsense A-Men! has been taking audiences to church and making this summer one for the record books! Since opening on May 19, our Little Sisters of Hoboken (Bert Ramirez, Shawn Morgan, José Jasso, Roberto Gomez and Al Carswell) have been keeping everyone in PV in the "habit" of tapping their toes and clapping along with the catchy tunes of the show. 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. See for yourself what all the buzz is about! Be sure to catch this hilarious show before it's gone - get your tickets NOW!
"All American Boy" - Steve Grand
Final Show - May 26 art 7:30 pm
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 successful 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.
"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"
Final Show - Thursday, May 31 - 9:30 pm
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.
Starring Diana Villamonte
WINNER! "Best Show of the Season"
Every Thursday at 5:00 pm
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
Every Wednesday 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!
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.