Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - After five very successful seasons in the Vallarta entertainment scene, Danny Mininni, Act II's Managing Partner, feels like he has gotten a pulse on what people in Puerto Vallarta like for their entertainment! Recently awarded "The Best Performing Arts Venue" in Banderas Bay, Act II truly does bring you THE BEST OF THE BEST in its 2018-2019 season, presenting something for everyone in this gay-friendly, 5-star venue!
Whether it's the high-quality theater productions, or internationally-known cabaret acts and drag shows, Act II's incredible entertainment is on par with any theater in North America! Excellent musical entertainment is also offered in their beautiful, fully-equipped Encore bar! Come early and enjoy a drink! For more show information or to buy tickets, go to Act II's website at act2pv.com.
RED ROOM SHOWS
Known for having the BEST OF THE BEST in drag shows, Act II is thrilled to welcome headliners, the 6'7" Powerhouse, Mama Tits, in her hilarious show, Triple D; Vallarta's favorite "green goddess," Hedda Lettuce, in her hilarious show, Gringa in Paradise; the "Dueling Drag Divas," featuring the uproarious Emmy-Award Winner Chi Chi Rones and JoAnna; and Sutton Lee Seymour, New York's "Queen of Broadway," in her brand-new show, Dragflix!
Act II's returning guest stars this year are the incredible Paul Fracassi, finalist in Canadian Idol; Emmy-winner Jai Rodriguez, star of TV's Queer Eye for the Straight Guy; Delighted Tobehere, featured on TV's America's Got Talent; "Divariety," featuring Delighted Tobehere and international drag star, Gigi Monroe; Levi Kreis, singer/songwriter/actor and Tony-Award Winner for his portrayal of Jerry Lee Lewis in Million Dollar Man. Also returning are singer Debby Holiday, boasting 12 Top 20 Billboard Chart hits; Singer/actor Gabe Arcineaga, former singer and dancer with Charo and star of last year's Rocky Horror Show; the masters at political satire, The Kinsey Sicks, America's Favorite Dragapella® Beautyshop Quartet; and the hilarious, Joanna, the gal with a gazillion voices!
Act II is pleased to add some exciting new shows this year, too, including Girls Like Us, featuring the music of Joni Mitchell, Carole King and Carly Simon; Twist and Shout, featuring song, dance and schtick from the 50s and 60s; "Miss Hedda Sings the Blues with Don & Rhonda"; The Divine Miss M, a celebration of the music of the iconic Bette Midler starring Miss Sandi D; Lee Squared, a celebration of the music of two Lee's... Liberace and Peggy Leigh; Classique, starring 3-time Billboard Charting singer, Jason Antone; and The Best of Jimi & Janis, a celebration of the music of Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin.
MAIN STAGE SHOWS
Riding on the huge success of Avenue Q and The Rocky Horror Show, Act II is absolutely a tingle with excitement over this year's main show, Little Shop of Horrors, which is directed by Alfonso Lopez and features some of Vallarta's favorite actors, as well as a return to the stage of Act II's Managing Partner, Danny Mininni, in the hilarious role of Mr. Munchnik!
During this season, Act II is also presenting an all-male cast in the hilarious Nunsense, Amen! (a take-off on the Off-Broadway musical, Nunsense); the beautiful Rodgers' and Hammerstein Cinderella, The Musical, featuring Mary Jo Nelson as "Cinderella"; Boob Tube, a salute to the touching memories of TV's favorite variety shows of the 1970's; I Got Rhythm, a musical revue of the music of the Gershwin brothers; and The Foreigner, a stage play/comedy directed by Danny Mininni, which, incidentally, was the first show Danny directed when he came to Vallarta 10 years ago!
Hair, the Concert, featuring the music of the 1960's hit Broadway musical, "Hair," performed by Don Pope and Rhonda Padmos and their live band; one of the funniest shows ever, The Great American Trailer Park Musical, directed by Alfonso Lopez; and the classic favorite, Chicago, directed by Edoardo Rocha, round out the exciting Main Stage season!
For more information on all of the 2018-2019 shows, including descriptions, dates and times (and to buy tickets), please visit act2pv.com.
OPENING WEEK SHOWS
Wednesday, October 31
"Little Shop of Horrors" - Main Stage Opening Night Party & Costume Contest - Party 6:00 pm / Show 7:00 pm Wear your best "Little Shop-inspired" costume for your chance to win the "Best Costume" award!
Thursday, November 1
"Little Shop of Horrors" at 7:00 pm - Featuring the return of Act II Managing Partner, Danny Mininni, to the stage as the crotchety and hilarious "Mr. Mushnik."
Friday, November 2
"I Will Always Love You," starring Diana Villamonte - Opening Night Party & Danny Mininni's Birthday Celebration - Party 6:00 pm / Show 7:30 pm
Saturday, November 3
Little Shop of Horrors - 7:00 pm
(Opening Night) "Triple D," starring Mama Tits - Party 8:30 / Show 9:30 pm
Sunday, November 4 - Dark
Monday, November 5
(Opening Night) "More Motown & Beyond," Diana Villamonte - Party 6:30 / Show 7:30 pm
"Triple D," starring Mama Tits - 9:30 pm
Tuesday, November 6 - Dark
Wednesday, November 7
"Little Shop of Horrors" - 7:00 pm
(Opening Night) "Us Two, Classic I" - Party 6:30 / Show 7:30 pm
Thursday, November 8
"Little Shop of Horrors" - 7:00 pm
Friday, November 9
"I Will Always Love You," starring Diana Villamonte – 7:30 pm
Act II is very excited about the 2018-2019 season! Featuring 35 different shows, many of Puerto Vallarta's favorite performers are returning to our stages, but there's also some hot, new surprises in store!
Tickets to all shows can be purchased online at actiientertainment.com, at the box office, which opens daily at 12:00 noon, 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.