Welcome to STAGES - Scroll down the page and check out all the exciting entertainment we have for you this season! Our three distinctive venues are a showcase for local productions as well as national and international artists.
The MAIN STAGE theatre features full-scale musicals, plays and concerts in both English and Spanish for Vallarta's bi-cultural community.
The RED ROOM cabaret presents diverse local and international cabaret singers and comedians.
ENCORE! piano bar is an elegant and casual lounge for fun times and great cocktails. Daily drink specials and weekly events make ENCORE! a local favorite.
LOVE LETTERS Dec 5, 6
No one forgets their first love… Andrew Makepeace Ladd III wrote his first letter to Melissa Gardner to tell her she looked like a lost princess. They were both seven years old. For the next fifty years, through personal triumphs and despair, through wars and marriages and children and careers, they poured out the secrets of their hearts to each other. They defied a fate that schemed to keep them apart, and lived – through letters – for the one most meaningful thing, their undying love for each other.
Starring world renowned actors Linda Purl and Gregory Harrison, LOVE LETTERS will be performed for two shows only; Dec 5th and 6th.
Dec 5, 6, 2014
PUERTO VALLARTA MEN'S CHORUS CHRISTMAS CONCERT Dec 4, 12 & 13
The much-loved PVMC (Puerto Vallarta Men’s Chorus) returns to the Main Stage for their all new Christmas Concert under the new direction of Maestro Alfonso Lopez. Act II Entertainment is very excited to welcome them back to the Main Stage! More info...
Dec 4, 12 & 13, 2014
VOICE OF VALLARTA - SEASON II Sundays, Dec 7 - March 29
Once again the most popular show in Vallarta history is looking for the best singer in the Bay of Banderas. The competition’s SEASON OPENER will be on December 7th at 8:00 p.m., hosted once again by Juan Pablo Hernandez who turns SPANGLISH into an art form! This year taking the judges are: PVMC Choral director, Alfonso Lopez; and returning to the table, Kharla Barragan; Carlos Santana; and Elizabeth Ensor.
Sundays, Dec 7 through March 29.
FOREVER PLAID - PREVIEW CONCERT Dec 16, 17, 19 & 20
WALK LIKE A MAN Dec 17, 18, 19, 23 & 24, 8:00
“Walk Like A Man” pays tribute to hugely popular New Jersey-based recording stars Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. The show features 23 year old singing sensation Paul Fracassi, a former Star Search and Canadian Idol semi-finalist and graduate of Toronto’s famous St. Elizabeth School for The Performing Arts. His vocal range and showmanship are always a big hit! More info...
DEC 17, 18, 19, 23 & 24, 2015 - 8:00pm
LES FEMMES DE SERGE Dec 25, 26 & 27
THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940 Jan 2 - 17 - Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat
An hilarious whodunnit....the name says it all: music, comedy, and murder. THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940 is set in the mansion library of Elsa von Grossenkneuten in Chappaqua, NY in 1940. She has invited the crew of a musical that had a series of murders associated with it to her home to consider a new show which she will produce. This is actually a ruse to reopen the cold case of the Stage Door Slasher. To tell you any more would spoil the fun. This Murder Mystery is a nonstop ride of laughs and mystery. Directed by Danny Mininni. More info...
Jan 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16 & 17, 2015
THE GOLDEN GIRLS Jan 21-31 - Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat
Staring four of San Francisco’s top drag luminaries; Heklina (Dorothy), Cookie Dough (Sophia), Matthew Martin (Blanche) and Turleen (Rose).The mise-en-scène is reasonably straightforward. Take four talented drag performers, cast them in two classic episodes of the ground-‐breaking and uproarious TV show: THE GOLDEN GIRLS, and hilarity will ensue. More info...
January 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30 & 31, 2015 - 8:00pm
January 25, 2015 - 2:00pm
EQUUS Feb 4 - 21 - Wed, Thur, Fri & Sat; Matinée on Sat Feb 14
After last season's smash hit comedy Desperate Princesses, Perro Bravo Productions bring for the first time to the Puerto Vallarta stage Equus, a play by Peter Shaffer.
EQUUS tells the story of a psychiatrist who attempts to treat a young man who has a pathological, religious fascination with horses. An explosive play that took critics and audiences by storm; Equus is Peter Shaffer's exploration of the way modern society has destroyed our ability to feel passion. More info...
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays
February 4 - 21, 2015, 8:00 p.m.
Saturday matinee, February 14, 3:00pm
FOREVER PLAID - THE MUSICAL Feb 26, 27 & 28; Mar 5, 6, 7, 12, 13 & 14
THE OLDEST PROFESSION Mar 19 - April 4 - Thurs, Fri & Sat
In Paula Vogel’s THE OLDEST PROFESSION, we watch this squabbling sisterhood, who’ve worked together for 50 years, weather the storm of economic and political changes in the country (beginning on the eve of Ronald Reagan’s election) over the course of presumably many years.
A little bit “Golden Girls,” a smidgen of over-the-hill “Sex and the City,” with a dollop of political asides tossed in, this is a charming, airy audience-‐pleaser — not realistic, just downright, irresistible fun.
March 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28
April 2, 3, 4
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, 2012 (Juan Carlos Ramirez, Linsi Gómez, Alberto Mejía, Alain Perreault, Joan Houston)
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, 2012 (Joan Houston Alejandro Lamas Alain Perreault, Linsi Gómez, Santiago Salcedo, Aggie Unda, Juan Carlos Ramirez)
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, 2012 (Joan Houston and chorus)
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, 2012 (Alain Perreault, Roger Uscilla)
SORDID LIVES, 2013 (Jamie Coates)
SORDID LIVES, 2013 (Patti Hirsch)
SORDID LIVES, 2013 (Polly Stevens, Elizabeth Ensor)
A CHORUS LINE, 2013 Rehearsal with choreographer Kimberly La Rue.
A CHORUS LINE, 2013 Finale
A CHORUS LINE, 2013 (Joe Harkin, Heidi Pitts)
STEEL MAGNOLIAS 2013 (Stephanie Bratnick, Cathrine Beeghley, Patti Hirsch)
THE RITZ, 2014 (Heidi Pitts, Ross Shapiro, Michael Piper-Younie)
KIM KUZMA, Acústico, Sundays, Nov 23 - Mar 29 (Additional shows Dec 25 & 30)
KIM KUZMA, Wednesday Night Fever, Wednesdays, Nov 26 - April 1
MARK ALLEN SMITH, Nov 24-28, Dec 1, 4, 8, 9 & 12
JASON BROCK, Nov 24, 25, 28, 30, Dec 1, 2, 5 & 6
ROB KNIGHT: Forever Elvis, Wednesdays 4:00, Nov 26 - April 1
ROB KNIGHT, Elvis Inspirational Tribute, Sundays, 1:00, Nov 30 - Mar 29
PAUL ALEMAN & RENEE ARMAND, Rocky Mountain High, Dec 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12 &15
UN AMOR EN MIS TIEMPOS DE LEPERA, Dic 6 y 13
Un show cómico, orgánico, musical, INTER/activo.
Sábados, Dic 6 y 13
$250 Regular Seating
$300 Preferred Seating (red lounge chairs)
Boletos en taquilla.
EDIE, Dec 11 & 14
Direct from Las Vegas, the incredible Edie, whose TALENT and LEGS go on forever!
Thursday, Dec 11
Sunday, Dec 14
SWINGING ON A STAR, Dec 13 & 15
SWINGIN' ON A STAR
The Red Room presents three of Vallarta’s favorite performers in an entertaining musical revue of the songs of Johnny Mercer and Jimmy Van Heusen. Elizabeth Ensor, David Lyons, and Bob Bruneau will showcase just some of the tremendous volume of music these two powerhouses contributed to The Great American Songbook.
Dec 13, 7:30
Dec 15, 9:30
$150 Regular Seating
Tix available online or at our Box Office
HELEN HONG, Dec 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 25 & 26
Direct from New York, Stand-up comedienne, Helen Fong. Star of LOGO TV's SETUP SQUAD and Wanda Sykes' HERLARIOUS.
Helen’s adorable stage presence and mischievous point of view have landed her on The Huffington Post’s Favorite Female Comedians list and a profile in The New York Times. She’s been featured on Fuse, E!, TLC and PBS. More info...
Dec 16, 9:30
Dec 17, 7:30
Dec 18, 7:30
Dec 19, 9:30
Dec 21, 9:30
Dec 22, 9:30
Dec 23, 7:30
Dec 25, 9:30
Dec 26, 7:30
TELEMANN ENSEMBLE, Dec 18
Sublime music from this timeless instrument, the recorder.
Sharon Baughman-White, Daniel Oliveros, and featuring Isabella Pagel.
Thursday, Dec 18
CASHETTA, Dec 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 26, 29; Jan 1, 2, 3 &5
As a Singer, Comic, Emcee, Magician and Fabulous Psychic Medium, Cashetta is a one of a kind entertainer that is not to be missed! More info...
Dec 18, 9:30
Dec 19, 7:30
Dec 20, 7:30
Dec 22, 7:30
Dec 23, 9:30
Dec 24, 7:30
Dec 26, 9:30
Dec 29, 9:30
Jan 1, 9:30
Jan 2, 9:30
Jan 3, 7:30
Jan 5, 7:30
Jan 8, 9:30
BANDERAS BAY JAZZ ALLSTARS, Dec 24, Feb 7, Mar 6 & 20
BANDERAS BAY JAZZ ALLSTARS
The Red Room presents Vallarta's favorite jazz band, The Banderas Bay Jazz Allstars. More info...
Dec 24, 5:00
Feb 7, 5:00
Mar 6, 7:30
Mar 20, 7:30
$250 General Seating
ARNALDO, The Holiday Show (Bob Bruneau acc.), Dec 27, 28 & 29
DAME EDNA, Dec 27 - Feb 14; Saturdays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays
Sequins blaze and punchlines fly in this fun-filled evening of glamour and side-splitting laughter! The show features incredible glittering gowns, outrageous comedy, original musical numbers, and of course a floral finale featuring Edna's signature Gladioli! It's been hailed as "SPECTACULAR" by Dame Edna's original creator Barry Humphries, so get your tickets today! More info...
Dec 27 - Feb 14
SHARRON MATTHEWS, Jan 5, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 18, 20, 22, 23, 25, 27, 29 & 30
Aptly described as the love child of Jack Black and Bette Midler, Matthews serves up her signature irreverent wit with solid gold mash-ups by artists such as Lady Gaga, Guns N Roses, Beyonce, Queen and more ina comedic tour-de-force concert!
TWO DIFFERENT SHOWS!
SOLID GOLD HITS, Side One
Jan 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 & 29
SOLID GOLD HITS, Side Two
Jan5, 9, 12, 16, 18, 23, 25 & 30.
MISS CONCEPTION - Disney Show, Jan 15 - Mar 30, Mondays & Thursdays
LUNA RUMBA, Jan 17, Feb 21, Mar 13 & 21
World class fusion music with hot rumba and Cuban rhythms!
Jan 17, 5:00
Feb 21, 5:00
Mar 13, 7:30
Mar 21, 7:30
MISS CONCEPTION - Broadway Baby, Jan 19 - Mar 30, Mondays
LORNA LUFT Feb 12, 13, 14, 15
February 12, 13, 14 & 15, 2015
BONNIE KILROE, Feb 27, Mar 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, & 10
ROSLYN KIND, Mar 2015 - Dates TBA
Red Room Performers
General Seating $100
Preferred Seating $150
Preferred Seating Plus 2 Drinks $250(well, wine or beer)
Last Sunday marked the return of THE VOICE OF VALLARTA and Vallarta showed up.! The highest attended show in the 2013 - 2014 season THE VOICE OF VALLARTA.
Act II entertainment has spent the summer looking for the best singer in the Bay of Banderas and after hundreds of auditions Act II has narrowed it down to 24 of the best. The competition’s SEASON OPENER will be on December 7th at 8:00 p.m., hosted once again by Juan Pablo Hernandez who turns SPANGLISH into an art form!
This year taking the judges chairs are:
PVMC Choral director, Alfonso Lopez and returning to the table, Kharla Barragan, Carlos Santana, and Elizabeth Ensor. Last year's HEAD Judge Alain Perreault will be a guest Judge on occasion. Alain will join the panel on the GRAND OPENING NIGHT.
The Voice of Vallarta will run every Sunday till the big closing night April 12th. A Voice of Vallarta Pass is now available at www.vallartatickets.com. This pass will get you into all auditions, seats in the first three rows, one cocktail per show and seats for the big closing night. Check it out! Join us this Sunday as the 23 contestants take to the stage. Who will be the first to go home?
Main Stage Tickets
Red Room Tickets
Tickets also available at our Box Office
4:00 - 8:00 pm tel 322 222 1512
Help keep the arts alive in Vallarta!
We rely on the generosity of donors to help us continue producing great theatre at affordable prices. This year it’s easier than ever to help play a leading role at STAGES.
For donations or contributions please contact Elizabeth Ensor: email@example.com
Become a part of the excitement!
We are always seeking excellent, committed volunteers to help us bring our productions to life.
There are many ways to participate...
• Box Office
• Public Relations
• Back Stage
If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Elizabeth Ensor at
Interested in performing with us?
Submissions of headshots and resumes can be made via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please label your email – Open Casting Submission.
Call us for more information. 322.222.1512
We also hold two open call auditions in the Spring and Fall. Please check back here for dates on these auditions.
CORAZON DE NIÑA
Help us help the girls of Corazón de Niña
Act II / STAGES organized several food drives and benefit performances last season for Corazon de Niña -- the local refuge home for girls from diverse high-risk situations. Each one has a tragic childhood story and they will tell you that what matters is that now it has a happy ending. ALL enjoy a spiritual life, a school life, a balanced/nutritious diet, routine medical/psychological attention academic support and various sports activities.
Act II plans to become more involved with Corazón de Niña this current season 2014 /2015. Contact us to see how you can help us support this marvelous organization through the performing arts.
Corazón de Niña!
Act II Entertainment
(corner of Basilio Badillo & Insurgentes)
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
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