Act II’s 5th season features more than 45 different shows, many of Vallarta’s favorites have returned to our stages, but there’s also some new surprises in store!
The Act II Entertainment Stages complex is located at Insurgentes 300 (corner of Basilio Badillo & Insurgentes), 2nd floor, in the Zona Romántica, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. Phone 322.222.1512. Tickets can be purchased at www.act2pv.com. The box office opens daily at 10:00 a.m., and there is a second box office across the street from Garbo’s on Pulpito Street in the Romantic Zone.
Rocky Horror Show
A Musical Comedy Fiction Horror Stage Play
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays – 7:00 pm
The Rocky Horror Show is now playing to packed audiences and rave reviews! This ultra-campy cult classic has taken Vallarta by storm and is a humorous tribute to the science fiction and horror B movies of the late 1940s through the early 1970’s. It tells the story of a newly engaged couple getting caught in a storm and coming to the home of a mad transvestite scientist, Dr. Frank N. Furter. It is hilarious, gripping and haunting, all at the same time. Many in the audiences have come clad in their favorite cult “Rocky” garb, and everyone loves the audience participation of shout-outs and props. This incredible show is directed by the amazing and talented Alfonso López, with choreography by Kami Desilets. This is a “must see” event in Puerto Vallarta!
PVGMC Holiday Concert
Three Shows Only! – December 10, 13, 15 – 8:00 pm
The Puerto Vallarta Gay Men’s Chorus (PVGMC), directed by Alfonso Lopez, presents “Christmas Potpourri,” its annual holiday musical celebration on December 10, 13 & 15 at Act II Stages. The chorus will present a merry mixture of traditional Mexican, American and Canadian carols, as well as some beloved sacred music, Hanukkah songs and fun pop songs.
The PVGMC chorus uses the talents of gay men from Mexico, the United States and Canada. They perform choral music that entertains, enlightens and unifies the audience, as well as its members, while building bridges of greater understanding, acceptance and love between communities, cultures, families, and friends. They are warmly embraced by the local Mexican and Ex-Pat community, as well as tourists of both cultures.
This time of year brings back recollection of some of the most memorable times spent with family and friends. Buy your ticket today at www.act2pv.com and celebrate the most magical season of the year with the PVGMC! And you might want to brush up on some of your favorites so that you can sing along!
Big and Loud
Live singing, stories and side-splitting comedy, featuring drag diva, Mama Tits
Every Monday Night – 9:30 pm
In this all-new drag show, “Big and 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. She is known for her buttery smooth voice and soulful blues sound. Her shows have become a notorious “destination,” forever changing drag cabaret entertainment!
“MamaTits is probably the best [drag queen] I’ve seen to date. She’s funny, entertaining, and had an authentic uplifting positive self affirming message.” (Trip Advisor)
“Mama Tit’s show was an emotional, spiritual journey for the whole audience …. I had seen her amazing show last year as well, and she brought a completely new show! … The show was amazing; she articulately balanced being funny, serious, and inspirational all into a music-filled 75-minute show.” (Trip Advisor)
Stories, gossip, comedy and live singing, featuring the fabulous Delighted Tobehere
November 25, 28, 30 – 9:30 pm
Delighted Tobehere will leave nothing to the imagination as she reveals ALL of drag’s best kept secrets! She’ll pull from her more than 16 years of experience to give you a behind-the-scenes look at the world of drag! Personal stories, gossip, pro tips, how to’s, audience participation, side-splitting comedy, and yes… 100% live singing entertainment! The judge’s loved her on America’s Got Talent, Pam Ann thinks she’s hilarious, and you loved her last season…. so, she’s back! Get your tickets today! You’ll be “delighted” you did!
“Great Show. Intimate setting, perfect for an evening of entertainment. Highly recommended. Informative, entertaining and extremely interactive with the performer. His voice is fabulous too.” (Trip Advisor)
“I attended Delighted Tobehere ‘s performance in Puerto Vallarta tonight and I was indeed delighted! Funny, poignant, engaging–the audience members had a blast. i learned a lot too!” (Trip Advisor)
An evening of comedy, singing and celebrity illusion, featuring Gigi Monroe and Delighted Tobehere
Two Shows Left! December 8, 12 – 9:30 pm
With 30 years of combined stage experience, Gigi Monroe and Delighted Tobehere have teamed up to present “Divariety,” an unforgettable night of comedy, singing and celebrity illusion. Based in Juneau, Alaska, Gigi is a celebrated drag diva known the world over for her celebrity lookalikes that will make you look twice. And, wowing audiences from Puerto Vallarta to Gstaad, Switzerland, you’ll agree why Beck’s Best heralds her as “the best in the field of female illusion.” Delighted hails from New York City and is an internationally-celebrated, award-winning entertainer with a wide vocal range, quick wit and southern charm. She was featured on “America’s Got Talent,” receiving four “YES!” votes from the judges, with Howard Stern exclaiming, “I loved the entire performance!” Individually, Gigi and Delighted are established headliners that will bring you to your feet! Together these two are a tour de force that will have your jaws dropping and sides splitting from the beginning of their show to their final bows!
Edie the Entertainer
Las Vegas Burlesque Comes to Puerto Vallarta
2 Shows Left! December 9, 10 – 9:30 pm
Ten times each week, Edie the Entertainer, takes the stage as hostess of Zumanity, Cirque du Soleil’s show at the New York New York Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. As the emcee of the show, Edie’s official title is “Mistress of Sensuality.” She commands the stage in front of a thousand or so people each night and has been a mainstay of the show for the past eight years. A classically trained ballet dancer from Portland, Oregon, she has traveled the U.S., dancing with many ballet companies before moving to New York. Her gracious smile and sunny personality caught the attention of Cirque du Soleil, whose management is always looking for something unique. Edie is loved by millions of people who have seen her show throughout the years. This grand-dame of Las Vegas is a tall, slender, 60’s-type chanteuse, with long, well-toned legs, and will give you a taste of Las Vegas burlesque. She sings! She dances! She shocks! She is a master at chatting with the audience adlib and wrangling some of them onto the stage with her for some fun antics. An evening with Edie will be remembered for a lifetime!
The Eric Clapton Show
An evening of Eric Clapton music, featuring Cesar Medina
Shows every Monday Evening – 5:00 pm
Local musical sensation, César Medina presents the music of one of his favorite musical legends, Eric Clapton. An experienced and talented musician himself, César has performed alongside many Vallarta celebrities, including Brittany Kingery and Elvis Morales. César takes on one of the world’s finest guitarists in this Eric Clapton show and he KILLS it with his incredible guitar-playing. If you love the feeling of “I Shot the Sheriff,” “Tears in Heaven,” and “Sunshine of Your Love,” as well as Clapton’s other songs, this is the perfect blend…. songs that you love are improvised with the fresh sound of classic blues.
“We went to opening night of Cesar’s Eric Clapton show and to put it mildly it was AWESOME! If we lived in Vallarta we would be seeing every performance, can’t wait until we’re back. Cesar is a performer that truly has an amazing gift and enjoys sharing it with everyone!” (Trip Advisor)
It’s a Wonderful Life!
Presented as a live, 1940’s radio broadcast
Just 3 shows left! December 20, 24, 27 – 7:00 pm (Main Stage)
It’s a Wonderful Life is one of the most well-known and heartwarming Christmas stories ever! It is the story of an angel that is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed. Act II will bring this beloved American holiday classic back to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast! Featuring some of Puerto Vallarta’s favorite actors, It’s a Wonderful Life’s original twist, clever use of props, entertaining voices and a love story that you want to see over and over again, creates a fresh and inventive way of reconnecting with a classic story of love and redemption.
Legends (with a special tribute to Roy Orbison)
An evening of music from the legends of the 50’s and 60’s, featuring Canadian Idol Finalist, Paul Fracassi
Performing every Sunday – 7:30 pm
“Legends,” a stunning tribute to some of your favorite singers, including Elvis Presley, Frankie Valli, Frank Sinatra, Davy Jones, Buddy Holly, Bobby Darin and more. You will definitely find yourself singing along and swaying in your seat to this memorable music. Paul Fracassi is the consummate performer. He bounds onto the stage and effortlessly reaches soaring high notes that send chills and thrills throughout his audience. He has added new excitement to his shows with backup singers and Vegas-style costumes that truly complement his engaging delivery.
“Paul is a bundle of energy, he puts on a great stage show and his voice is incredible. His performance of songs we grew up with brought us so many good memories.” (Trip Advisor)
“Paul’s show is terrific! He moves all over the stage (Elvis would be jealous of his moves), and his voice is amazing – huge range, and sounds very much like whoever he is impersonating. The theater is a great intimate setting.” (Trip Advisor)
Little Miss Sunshine
An evening of original and cover songs, featuring Troprock Award-Winner, Brittany Kingery
Shows every Monday evening – 7:30 pm
Brittany Kingery, the “Darling of Vallarta” (and chart-topping, award-winning vocalist extraordinaire) brings her sweet, soaring voice and all-live band to Act II. Originally from Washington state, now residing in Vallarta, Brittany is in her THIRD season at ACT II. She is a five-time Troprock Music Award winner, winning Female Vocalist of the Year in 2015, 2016 and 2017, Song of the Year in 2015 and the Horizon Award in 2015. She has released two CDs of her original tropical-inspired music, Edge of the Ocean (2013) and Dream in Blue (2014), and she spends the summer months performing in the United States and Canada.
“Brittany and her band blew us away with their blend of original and cover music (all of our favorites). I couldn’t believe what we saw!” (Trip Advisor)
“She’s even better than the write-ups about her. Very refreshing smile and genuine personality. Venue is intimate. Her guitar player is especially creative and her drummer is totally in sync with her. No booming bass to drown out the balance of the group.” (Trip Advisor)
The Linda Ronstadt Show
A musical tribute to the timeless music of Linda Ronstadt, featuring Brittany Kingery
Shows every Friday evening – 7:30 pm
Do you remember these songs? Blue Bayou…You’re No Good… Poor, Poor, Pitiful Me… Just One Look… Alison… Heatwave… It’s So Easy… Desperado?!?
This amazing vocalist is a five-time Troprock Music Award winner, winning Female Vocalist of the Year in 2015, 2016 and 2017, Song of the Year in 2015 and the Horizon Award in 2015. She has released two CDs of her original tropical-inspired music, Edge of the Ocean (2013) and Dream in Blue (2014), and she spends the summer months performing in the United States and Canada. Her opening night of “Hasten Down the Wind” became the biggest selling show in the history of The Red Room, and was subsequently moved to the Main Stage, which also sold out! Both of Brittany’s shows continue to be among the main attractions of the Puerto Vallarta entertainment scene!
“We went to Act 2 to see Brittany Kingery’s tribute to Linda Ronstadt. It was excellent. Brittany is not only a great vocalist (one of the best I have seen in a long time), but she was entertaining and had a solid band backing her up!” (Trip Advisor)
“Such a great show! We love her voice, her songs and her musicians are great too. We have seen her show multiple times last year and this year we will too. Go see her, you won’t be disappointed.” (Trip Advisor)
Motown and Beyond
A musical tribute to the great leading ladies of Motown and Beyond, featuring Diana Villamonte
Performing Tuesday and Saturday – 7:30 pm
The amazing Diana Villamonte presents “Motown and Beyond!” a musical tribute (in English) 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, and she grabbed the audience and never let go.
Diana is a reality TV star/musician in Central America, and she already has a huge fan base here in Puerto Vallarta! We are beyond excited that she has agreed to perform here at Act II, so we invite you to get your tickets now for one of her shows here at Act II Stages! We promise you will never forget her!
“A Star is Born! Diana Villamonte puts on one of the best shows we have ever seen in Puerto Vallarta. Her voice, song selection and stage presence as she nails each and every artist are brilliant and mesmerizing. She definitely ranks among the great talents that have blessed the expanding entertainment venues in Puerto Vallarta!” (Trip Advisor)
UsTwo: New Voices, Old Beats
Remastered arrangements of classic favorites, featuring Daniel Celis and Noemi Plascencia
Performing Tuesday – 5:00 pm and Thursday – 7:30 pm
Us Two takes its place as the number one musical group in Puerto Vallarta, with a hugely successful opening night. 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, you will be mesmerized. Daniel and Noemi sing remastered arrangements of classic favorites, and people are raving about the absolute beauty of their sound. UsTwo’s is a special evening of fun, gorgeousness, and talent.
“There is only one word that comes to my mind about Ustwo Daniel Noemi and their amazing performance last night in The Red Room Cabaret. “Phenomenal!!! – David Wilhoit, Puerto Vallarta
Walk Like a Man
The music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, featuring Canadian Idol Finalist, Paul Fracassi
Performing every Wednesday – 7:30 pm
This “Jersey Kid” from Toronto, Canada, managed to create a big fuss up in Canada as a finalist in “Canadian Idol.” He has become an international star and is much in demand in Mexico, Canada, the U.S., and Europe. Paul’s vocal range has been compared to the great crooners of the American songbook, and especially the high vocal range of Frankie Valli. It is no wonder that this artist chose to present the music of The Four Seasons for his show, including Dawn, Rag Doll, Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You, and Walk Like a Man. He also handles the Frankie Valli songs as if Frankie himself was on stage singing them in his early years on the Ed Sullivan show.
“Last year we were told to go to see Paul Fracassi.. we were thoroughly entertained from start to finish. He not only has a fabulous voice, but also has an uncanny ability to draw the entire audience in…my only complaint is that it didn’t last longer!” (Trip Advisor)
“Absolutely excellent entertainer! His voice is five star! But there is something more that truthfully i can’t find the right words. So suffice to say….if you were a parent YOU WOULD BE SO PROUD!” (Lynn Whistler, Vancouver, BC)