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Act II Entertainment Makes February Fantastically Fun!

February 15, 2019
Everyone's drag darling, Sutton Lee Seymour, stars in "DragFlix," a new comedy spoofing your favorite TV shows, movies, and musicals with parodies of Game of Thrones, The Handmaid's Tale, Harry Potter, and more!

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - Conveniently located close to the beach, restaurants and bars in the Romantic Zone, Act II Entertainment is THE PLACE to go to see a show when you are in Puerto Vallarta. Offering three beautiful venues and 3-5 performances to choose from every night, there is something to keep everyone entertained at STAGES!

Featuring the best performers in the Banderas Bay area, shows start at 5:00 pm every day (except Sunday and Monday). Many of these shows sell out regularly, so check out the schedule below and get your tickets today at act2pv.com.

Act II Breaking News - Read All About It!


• Avenue Q returns to Act I for Gay Pride Month - open auditions this Saturday!

• From now until the "What a Drag!" charity event on March 10th, you can see a great show (Nunsense, A-Men!) and help the Banderas Bay Womens Shelter (BBWS) at the same time! They'll be 'passing a hat' for the cause during Nunsense performances and Act II will match all donations collected. The funds will be presented to the BBWS at the "What a Drag" event in March. ('Nunsense' plays every Sunday at 7:00 pm. See show description below.)

• Puerto Vallarta's #1 musical, Little Shop of Horrors, has been extended by popular demand and is now playing at Act II on Mondays & Thursdays at 7:00 pm! Get your tickets TODAY at act2pv.com!

Queens of Rock, performed by 12 Top 20 Billboard Chart superstar, Debby Holiday, opens Thursday, February 21!

The Gabest Show on Earth, 2.0, presented by Gabe Arciniega, former singer/dancer with "Cuchi-Cuchi Charo" opens on Friday, February 22!

The Foreigner, I Got Rhythm - A Gershwin Musical Revue, Nunsense A-Men, and Little Shop of Horrors all breaking box office records, making this the most successful season on record!

"AVENUE Q" OPEN AUDITIONS - BE PART OF OUR MOST SUCCESSFUL SHOW EVER!


Do you want to have fun on stage? Are you passionate about the theatre? If so, this is your chance to show your talent and become a part of the Act II family!

On Saturday, February 16, at 2:00 pm, Act II is having an open casting call for anyone over the age of 16 for Avenue Q, our Gay Pride Show, as well as our next season of musical theater and stage productions, starting in the Fall.

Anyone over the age of 16 can audition. No acting/singing experience necessary, but helpful. Please bring a USB, with the musical tracks for one or two songs that show your vocal range and abilities. Contact andrew(at)act2pv.com for more information.

"ACT II Entertainment: Making Puerto Vallarta an Entertainment Destination"
- Vallarta Lifestyles Magazine (January 2018 issue)

OPENING THIS WEEK AT ACT II STAGES

"Queens of Rock"
Debby Holiday, with 12 "Top 20 Billboard Chart" Hits!
Thursday, February 21 - Party 6:30 pm/Show 7:30 pm
February 21, 23, 26, 28 and March 2, 5, 7 & 9 - 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.

"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

"The Gabest Show on Earth, 2.0"
Featuring Gabe Arciniega, Entertainer Extraordinaire
Opening Night - Friday, February 22 - 5:00 pm
February 22, 25 & March 1, 4, 8 & 11 - 5:00 pm


Gabe Arciniega, former dancer/singer with "Cuchi-Cuchi Charo," presents The Gabest Show on Earth, 2.0! With songs such as The Bitch is Back, Freedom, I Want to Take You Higher, Nobody Knows You (When You're Down and Out), Sound of Silence, Steamroller Blues, Signed Sealed and Delivered, Hot Legs and more, this show is one of the most popular in Act II history!

Filled with beautiful music, poignant stories, incredible comedy and exuberant dancing, Gabe will also pay tribute to some of his lifelong music icons, to some of the most iconic songs ever written, and to some of the most iconic performers who ever lived. He will also welcome Vallarta's favorite singer/actress, Maria Rose, as a guest in this show.

Although not a stranger to the stage, Gabe is a relative newcomer to Puerto Vallarta. He moved here from California and was immediately cast as the lead character of Richard Hannay in Act II's production of 39 Steps, as well as George Bailey in It's a Wonderful Life! He also thrilled audiences last year with his critically-acclaimed performance as Dr. Frankenfurter in The Rocky Horror Show!

If you want to see this show, you need to get your tickets now. All of Gabe's shows sell out quickly. Don't miss out on the opportunity to experience the talents of this incredibly fascinating man! Click HERE to buy your tickets online at act2pv.com.

"...Gabe, your story-telling had me in laughter, and in tears. Your singing had me singing along, and, your moves had me swaying in my chair. Kudos to you and to Alfonso López your director/partner in crime..." - Tricia Lyman

PLAYING THIS WEEK AT ACT II STAGES

Friday, February 15
"Classique," starring Recording Artist, Jason Antone - 5:00 pm
"Hair, the Concert," featuring Don & Rhonda & their LIVE BAND! - 7:00 pm
Diana Villamonte - "I Will Always Love You," a Whitney Houston Tribute - 7:30 pm
Hedda Lettuce, starring in "Gringa in Paradise" - 9:30 pm

Saturday, February 16
"Twist & Shout," song, dance and schtick, celebrating music of the 50s and 60s - 5:00 pm
"Chicago," a NuName Production - 7:00 pm
Levi Kraus, starring in "Oh Canada!" - 7:30 pm
Mama Tits, starring in "Triple D" - 9:30 pm

Sunday, February 17
"Nunsense, Amen!" - 7:00 pm
"Best of ABBA & Elton," starring Us Two and their LIVE BAND - 7:30 pm
"Dueling Drag Divas," starring Emmy Award-winner, Chi Chi Rones, and JoAnna - 9:30 pm

Monday, February 18
"Classique," starring Recording Artist, Jason Antone at 5:00 pm - Final Show
"Little Shop of Horrors" - 7:00 pm
Diana Villamonte, starring in "More Motown & Beyond" - 7:30 pm
Mama Tits starring in "Triple D" - 9:30 pm

Tuesday, February 19
Hedda Lettuce, starring in "Hedda Sings the Blues" - 5:00 pm
"I've Got Rhythm," a musical revue of the music of the Gershwin Brothers - 7:00 pm
Tony-Award Winner, Levi Kraus, starring in "Oh Canada!" at 7:30 pm - Final Show
Sutton Lee Seymour, starring in "Dragflix" - 9:30 pm

Wednesday, February 20
"The Divine Miss M," a musical tribute to Bette Midler, starring Miss Sandi D - 5:00 pm
"The Foreigner," directed by Danny Mininni - 7:00 pm
Us Two - 2nd Wednesday - "Oldies, Volume 2!" - 7:30 pm
"Dueling Drag Divas," starring Emmy Award-winner, Chi Chi Rones, and JoAnna - 9:30 pm

Thursday, February 21
Sutton Lee Seymour, starring in "Dragflix" - 5:00 pm
"Little Shop of Horrors" (Back by popular demand every Monday & Thursday!) - 7:00 pm
"Queen of Rock," starring Debby Holiday - Opening Night Party 6:30/Show 7:30 pm
Hedda Lettuce, starring in "Gringa in Paradise" - 9:30 pm

Friday, February 22
"The Gabest Show on Earth" starring Gabe Arciniega at 5:00 pm - Opening Night
"Hair, the Concert," featuring Don & Rhonda & their LIVE BAND! - 7:00 pm
Diana Villamonte - "I Will Always Love You," a Whitney Houston Tribute - 7:30 pm
Hedda Lettuce, starring in "Gringa in Paradise" – 9:30 pm


CONTINUING SHOWS AT ACT II

"The Foreigner"
A Comedy by Larry Shue
Produced by Act II Entertainment
Directed by Danny Mininni
Wednesdays at 7:00 pm
Click HERE for show description & reviews

"Little Shop of Horrors"
A Cult Musical/Horror Comedy
Produced by Act II Entertainment
Directed by Alfonso López
Mondays & Thursdays - 7:00 pm
Click HERE for show description & reviews

"I Got Rhythm" - Starring 6 of the best singers in Puerto Vallarta
A Celebration of the Music of Gershwin - All the songs you never knew you knew
Produced by Act II Entertainment
Directed by Alfonso López
Every Tuesday - 7:00 pm


Summertime, I Got Rhythm, Nice Work If You Can Get It, S'Wonderful, Embraceable You, Someone to Watch Over Me, and many more! George Gershwin (1898-1937) was one of America's most influential music composers and pianists who worked in both classical and popular styles.

Most of his songs were written to words written by his brother, Ira Gershwin. Some of his most well-known works are Rhapsody in Blue, An American in Paris and Porgy and Bess, which is considered to be one of the most important American operas of the 20th century.

I Got Rhythm features beautiful harmonies, duets, solos, and mini vignettes of song and dance. Each song sparkles with pure Americana from the 20's and 30's. Come and take a step back in time as you enjoy this art-deco themed show starring Act II partner, Alfonso López, along with MaryJo Nelson, Sasha del Océano, Marsha Ward Ross, Alberto Ponce, and Andrew Sands.

"Chicago"
A NuName Production
Directed by Edoardo Rocha
Every Saturday - 7:00 pm
(Sold Out every week, get your tickets NOW!)

"The Divine Miss M"
A Live Tribute to the Songs, Comedy and Career of Bette Midler,
featuring Premier Canadian Songstress, Miss Sandi D.
A Don & Rhonda Production
Every Wednesday Night - 5:00 pm

"Nunsense A-Men!"
This year's Funniest Musical... Bar Nun! (Pun intended!)
Produced by Act II Entertainment
Directed by Alfonso Lopez
Every Sunday at 7:00 pm


After an irrefutably positive response to its preview last Spring, Act II brings back this hilarious, Off-Broadway smash hit, with its five MALE musical comedy performers! This "unholy" version features uproarious horseplay and side-splitting jokes that are performed by some of PV's finest actors, Bert Ramirez, Shawn Morgan, José Jasso, Roberto Gomez, and Al Carswell. Check out their video, #sheNUNigans, to see them parasailing, racing down the Malecon on Segways and experimenting with tequila... All in full habits! The Act II nuns are always up to something new and irreverent! 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 Stages!

"It just keeps getting better! On this trip my husband and I attended 3 shows... Nunsense, Diana Villamonte and Little Shop of Horrors. All were very different and wonderful! I am happy to see that they are expanding the number and types of shows while continuing to bring PV quality live entertainment. The service is excellent and the setting fun. Go early and listen to the music in the bar. And yes, it is for everyone... please don't feel it is only a gay venue... don't miss it!" - Connie, Long Beach, on TripAdvisor 11/16/18

"DragFlix"
Starring Puerto Vallarta and New York City favorite, Sutton Lee Seymour
Every Tuesday - 9:30 pm
Every Thursday - 5:00 pm

"Twist and Shout"
Music and Dance from the 50's and 60's
Produced by Act II Entertainment
Directed by Alfonso López
Every Saturday at 5:00 pm - New time!

"Dueling Drag Divas"
Comedy Drag Cabaret starring JoAnna, and Emmy-Award Winner, ChiChi Rones
Sundays & Wednesdays - 9:30 pm

Hedda Lettuce - "Gringa In Paradise"
Winner Funniest Drag show 2017 - 2018
Hedda Lettuce's smorgasboard of live comedy, songs, and stand-up improvisations
Every Thursday & Friday - 9:30 pm
Every Tuesday - 5:00 pm "Hedda Sings the Blues"


Hedda Lettuce, the six-time Drag Queen of the Year Award-winner (HX magazine) and the legendary "green goddess" of drag, is excited to return to Puerto Vallarta for her FOURTH "sold out" season! Her show, this year, is a loving send-up to her favorite town... Puerto Vallarta! Hedda will glamorize another season as she dishes out a tossed salad of improvisational comedy, sultry songs, and dazzling gowns. (And it's entirely fat-free!) She will gladly engage you in a night of storytelling, bawdy and biting wit, spontaneous comedy, and live (not lip-synched) singing! Her show includes her nationally-acclaimed original comedic music that is peppered with parodies of old time favorites and startling satire. Hedda Lettuce is one of New York City's premiere drag queens and keeps the audience screaming with laughter for the entire show!

"Awesome great show. I highly recommend Hedda Lettuce, she is an amazing performer." - C Sailor, Puerto Vallarta 11/15/18

"...Hedda Lettuce was hilarious! A little of Dame Edna, a little Joan Rivers and perhaps a smidgen of Don Rickles' snarkiness, but truly, her truly, her comedy is uniquely hers - and a laugh riot!" MitziGabor, 12/16/18, TripAdvisor

US Two - "The Best of ABBA & Elton"
A musical tribute to ABBA and Elton John, featuring UsTwo and their LIVE BAND
Every Sunday - 7:30 pm

"More Motown & Beyond"
Starring 'Voice of Mexico' Star, Diana Villamonte
All new Songs, with all the same talent!
Directed by Alfonso Lopez
Every Monday at 7:30 pm
WARNING! Diana Villamonte shows sell out quickly - Get your tickets NOW!

"HAIR, in Concert"
A Celebration of the hit Broadway musical, Hair
A Don and Rhonda Production
Every Friday - 7:00 pm

Diana Villamonte's "I Will Always Love You"
A Musical Tribute to Whitney Houston, featuring PV's #1 Star
Produced by Act II Entertainment
Every Friday at 7:30 pm

Diana Villamonte returns to Act II after winning FIRST RUNNER UP on The Voice of Mexico! This year, we are thrilled to announce that Diana, along with director Alfonso López, has created yet ANOTHER sensational hit show, "I Will Always Love You," a musical tribute to Whitney Houston! Diana, with her powerhouse voice and infectious personality, is the perfect singer to take on the iconic Whitney (her lifelong inspiration). The highlight of Diana's show last year was when she previewed some of her Whitney Houston songs, often having most audience members in tears. Diana blew the audience away, and her fans begged for a whole show of Whitney's songs!


"Diana Villamonte is a powerhouse singer and great entertainer! Last night we went to the ACT 2 theater, which is now opening its 5th season in PV. Having come to PV for 33 years, we didn't realize it now had theater productions. The theater is on the 2nd and third floors of a building in the center of the "Romantic Zone", and has a red velvet draped lounge and bar which is like a cool 1920's Speakeasy where they have great listening music and a live entertainer before you enter one of two theater areas for the main productions. Both theaters have comfortable velvet padded chairs in either a theater style venue or a smaller semi circular stage with balcony and bar counters, surrounding a curtain backed stage with two screens on either side. We saw Diana Villamonte in that smaller setting and she was spectacular! There is a lot of amazing talent in Puerto Vallarta and we are delighted that this wonderful entrepreneur built a theater here... and that the amazingly talented Diana Villamonte lives here. We felt very privileged to have heard her at this early stage in her career, as she is only 24. Please go see her or any of their productions, and thank the owner for his entrepreneurship." - LindasT7244CM, Port Charlotte, Fl on TripAdvisor 11/13/18

Mama Tits's All New Show - "Triple D"
Starring Puerto Vallarta's beloved 6'7" POWERHOUSE, Mama Tits!
Every Monday & Saturday at 9:30 pm

Us Two - Musical Duo
Winner - 2017 Best Band Award!
Every Wednesday - 7:30 pm
A New Show Every Week of the Month
This Week - "Oldies, Volume 2"

"Do not miss "Us Two" at Act II Entertainment Stages! They have four different themed shows each month this season. Tremendously talented performers!!" - davemM5470OS, Puerto Vallarta 11/11/16

Act II is very proud of its talent this year and invites you to come and experience one (or two or three) shows for yourself!

Tickets to all shows can be purchased online at actiientertainment.com, at the box office, which is opens daily from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm, 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.