SUGAR SKULL! A Día de los Muertos Musical Adventure
Twelve-year-old Vita Flores thinks her family has gone loco planning a celebration for deceased loved ones. Why throw a party for the dead? But when a spirited candy skeleton suddenly springs to life, Vita finds herself on a magical, musical journey to unravel the true meaning of Día de los Muertos. Meet Sugar Skull, a charismatic skeleton with a secret or two. With her skeletal new friend, Vita dances with ancient ancestors, sings with a sorrowful sorceress, escapes the trickster Chaneques, and even meets the famous Catrina Calavera. But can this clever youth gather the missing pieces needed for her family ofrenda before it’s too late? Sugar Skull! is a joyous, heartfelt adventure that delves into the rich, tuneful traditions of Día de los Muertos. Featuring a company of gifted musicians and dancers, this colorful stage production is the perfect Fall entertainment for youth and family audiences alike.
Diving deep into folk traditions, both ancient and contemporary, this entertaining, educational and exciting show takes you on a historical and geographical journey through Mexican music and dance. From the drums of Tenochtitlan to the jaranas of Veracruz, and the jungles of Tabasco to the mountains of Guerrero, this multimedia show whisks you away on a joyful ride through this culturally vast republic.