A Dia de Muertos Musical Adventure
October 9, 2022
Young audiences will delight as regional music and dance from Mexico weave a tale of wonder, magic, and tradition. Sugar Skull! welcomes you to this family-friendly bicultural, bilingual musical just in time for Dia De Los Muertos. Only at Centennial Hall.
Sugar Skull! tells the story of twelve-year-old Vita Flores who 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 Muertos. With her skeletal new friend, Sugar Skull, Vita dances with ancient ancestors and sings with a sorrowful sorceress. She 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?
Join us for a joyous, heartfelt adventure that delves into the rich, tuneful traditions of Día de Muertos. Featuring a company of gifted musicians and dancers, this colorful stage production is the perfect fall entertainment for youth and family audiences alike.