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skull!

A Dia de Muertos Musical Adventure

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We welcome you to join us in the audience for the School-Time Performance of SUGAR SKULL! A Día De Muertos Musical! This performance is ideal for young audience members ages 3+. You will be in attendance along with local school groups on field trips.

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 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?

Developed by Rhythm of the Arts, Gregory Van Acker, Sinuhé Padilla, and Elena Aráoz, with Mexico Beyond Mariachi, SUGAR SKULL! is a joyous, heartfelt bilingual adventure that delves into the rich, tuneful traditions of Día de Muertos with regional music and dance from Mexico.

Run time: 50min

ADULT, SENIOR 65+, CHILD & STUDENT prices are available for this event online.
MEMBER pricing is available online when logged onto an account with an active Membership.
GROUPS 10+ are available via phone and in person.
Per ticket service fee varies from $2 – $11.50 depending on ticket price.

Tuesday, November 12, 2024 10AM

Tickets

$20
*before fees

Venue

Merrill Auditorium

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A beautifully restored 1,900-seat performance venue, this majestic hall is one of the gems of Portland’s downtown Arts District and close to plenty of restaurants to grab a bite before the show.

Merrill Auditorium is owned and operated by the City of Portland.

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Merrill Auditorium
20 Myrtle Street
Portland, ME 04101

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