Both Sides Now opens on the Main Stage of Act II Entertainment, Wednesday, February 3rd at 7 pm. This show presents the incredible music of Joni Mitchell and stars Canadian singer, Jenny Allen, accompanied by the Don and Rhonda Band. Both Sides Now presents two sides of Joni’s music – acoustic folk and progressive rock/jazz.
Joni Mitchell has crafted an extraordinary body of work spanning more than 50 years and is widely regarded as one of the most influential musicians of recent generations. As a singer, composer and lyricist, Joni’s music has become a standard to which others are compared and to which many aspire. Explore the musical magnificence of Joni Mitchell in Act II’s new show, Both Sides Now.
This exciting theatrical music presentation features many of Joni Mitchell’s creative and innovative songs, like “Both Sides Now,” “Circle Game,” “Chelsea Morning,” “California” and “Woodstock. ” The second half of the show includes songs such as “Raised on Robbery, ” “Free Man in Paris” and the Joni Mitchell collaborations with Charles Mingus. “Night of the Iguana,” a song written by Joni about Puerto Vallarta is also featured in the show.
Jenny Allen stars in this production. On piano and vocals is Rhonda Padmos. Rhonda is also the musical director of the Act II productions of The Rocky Horror Show, A Chorus Line, Sordid Lives, and Carole King’s Tapestry. On acoustic and electric guitar and dulcimer is Don Pope, the leader of the sitar band Katmandu. Jesus Estrada is on drums and Daniel Lopez on bass. Also with the band is the well-known guitarist, Willow, from the popular duo, Beverly and Willow.
Both Sides Now will delight lovers of both folk and progressive rock/jazz music. From the 1960s to the present, the beautiful and creative sounds of Joni Mitchell’s magnificent music come to life in this show. Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy the art form and music of this iconic Canadian singer and songwriter.
Both Sides Now opens on the Main Stage this Wednesday, February 3rd at 7 pm and will be featured every Wednesday in February (except the 17th). The show will also be performed every Tuesday during the month of March.
The Main Stage is located at Act II Entertainment, Insurgentes 300 located at the corner of Basilio Badillo and Insurgentes. Tickets are available at the box office or through vallartatickets.com.