The Jungle Book Musical for the Whole Family at La Mirada Theatre
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The last date listed for The Jungle Book was Sunday November 1, 2009 / 3:30pm.
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Based on one of Hans Christian Anderson's most beloved stories and the classic animated film… More
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I loved the simple staging and costumes. The colorful tunics and masks was a wonderful way to do the costumes. The monkeys were fantastic. However, having the actors play multiple roles required distinct change of character when they appeared on stage. That wasn't always accomplished. In particular the Akela/Bagheera change needed to be more distinct.
This piece requires that one is already familiar with the Jungle Book. The story. Since this is a staple of childhood, the piece is passable.
Finally, the music captured my attention. I feel the songs were interesting and well performed. What caught my attention most was that some of the songs sounded like Christmas chorals shifted into a locrian scale with some other eastern embellishments.
The performance was good for the prices.
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For the price this was good. My 8-year old boy had a good time and afterwards there was a chance to meet the cast which he really liked. It wasn't too long at all which is great for the adults. There wasn't a bad seat in the venue because it's not...continued
This new musical for children brings Mowgli and all his friends to life, as the stage at La Mirada Theatre is transformed into an exotic jungle, ripe with the mystery, drama, action and surprises of this beloved tale.
Based on the 1894 classic children’s novel by Rudyard Kipling,_ The Jungle Book_ is a collection of stories that tell the tale of Mowgli, a human child adopted and raised by wolves in an Indian jungle. The stories have been adapted for the stage by David Morgan, with music by Jamie Ramirez.
LMT’s Programs for Young Audiences is designed to give children ages 5 and up and their families exposure to a diverse mix of national and international touring stage acts.