Presto, Mambo!

Presto, Mambo!

Presto, Mambo!

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts
10:30 am
Grade Level: 1-5

Audiences rise to their feet, dancing to the rhythms of Latin America in Platypus Theatre’s most interactive show to date. Co-commissioned by the symphonies in Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto and Ottawa, Presto, Mambo! gives young audiences the unique opportunity to experience a symphony orchestra thrumming to the irresistible beat of the Latino sound. Max – an energetic but impulsive young boy – makes his way onto the stage to “help” the orchestra.  Soon Max is on a whirlwind adventure that takes him from the concert hall to the vibrant lands of Latin American culture where – with the help of his new friend, Mambo the dog, the orchestra and the audience – Max learns the magic of Latin rhythms and how to “dance” with the music.

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