SUGAR SKULL! A Virtual Día de los Muertos Adventure!
Sunday, October 17, 2021, 3:00 p.m. ET
Join us for a family-friendly adventure with Sugar Skull, a charismatic candy skeleton. As he follows the music towards the ultimate party, you’ll meet the colorful characters who teach him how the Day of the Dead is ultimately a celebration of life. This special virtual version is a captivating theatrical experience that celebrates a traditional holiday that transcends borders. The 30-minute theatre performance followed by live engagement with the artists and is appropriate for ages 3+.
Developed by Rhythm of the Arts, Gregory Van Acker, Sinuhé Padilla, and Elena Aráoz, with Mexico Beyond Mariachi, SUGAR SKULL! is 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 virtual-stage production is the perfect fall entertainment for youth and family audiences alike.
Curriculum for Sugar Skull
Online theatre performance
Tickets $14 per household or device, Free for UMass students
Download the Program Notes
Estimated runtime: 30 minutes w/ 25 minute post-show workshop
Sugar Skull's Website
Show Review from the LA Times