Ten-year-old Carmencita dreams of being a mariachi singer and one day joining in performance with her father, however, her father clings to a long-held family tradition of male-only mariachis. When Carmencita’s teacher offers her a book about a female mariachi, everything changes for “Cita” as she sees the possibility of her dream becoming a reality. Can she celebrate her own heritage and expand her father’s view of the world? Mariachi Girl is an uplifting bilingual production about reaching for your dreams and is filled with vibrant original mariachi music. Book by Roxanne Schroeder-Arce with music and Lyrics by Héctor Martinez Morales.
Ideal for ages 7-11