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Young Vita thinks her family has gone loco planning a celebration for deceased loved ones. Why throw a party for the dead? But when a candy skeleton on her abuelita’s cemetery ofrenda 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 candy skeleton who dreams of riding the exclusive train to Who-Knows-Where. Along 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 help him get on the train 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.
ABOUT MEXICO BEYOND MARIACHI
Mexico Beyond Mariachi is a multi-cultural ensemble of professional musicians, actors, dancers and teaching artists whose love of Mexican traditions and way of life shines bright in every performance. Our philosophy is rooted in the belief that art and culture are an integral part in the development of every individual’s outlook on life. Personal engagement, community experiences, and the celebration of commonality are themes Mexico Beyond Mariachi bring to our shows as well as to our extensive arts-in-education offerings (residencies, workshops, and lecture demonstrations).
Sugar Skull: A Día de Los Muertos Musical Adventure is part of the 2019/20 Portland'5 Education Program season.
Arts For All tickets available with Oregon Trail card at the Portland'5 Box Office two hours prior to show.
Newmark Theatre : Upcoming Events
The Jefferson Dancers' annual spring performances at the Portland'5 Newmark Theatre April 16–18, 2020 are...
NW Dance Project'sThe Rite of Spring at the Newmark Theatre April 23–25, 2020 is cancelled.
Oregon Symphonic Band's concert at the Newmark Theatre on Sunday, April 26, 2020 is cancelled.
Oregon Children's Theatre's musical Last Stop on Market Street at the Newmark Theatre May 2–May...
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