The Magical Piñata


An original Mexican play with music. A seemingly plain clay pot magically transports Cucha, a selfish and lonely girl, from her town of Zapotoco, Mexico, to a mysterious jungle. There she encounters Parrot Rivera, a jungle muralist who paints the future; Señor Chapulin, a soccer star with the heart of the present; and Burro Burrito, a farmer who plows the past. But the evil Monkey King and his silly Sidekick know the clay pot is really a magical piñata and scheme to steal it from her. Through Cucha’s journey, she discovers the magic of the mundane, the roots of cultural pride, and the power of sharin

Presented by The Keegan Theatre

Show Type
Children's Theater
Running Time
60 minutes
(0 Intermissions)
Appropriate For All Ages Price Ranges
$20 - $20

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Box Office Phone: 202-265-2767

Schedule Open/Close Dates: 12/14/2019 - 12/30/2019
Sunday 11:00am--
Monday ---
Tuesday ---
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Saturday 11:00am--
Important Dates

Extra Performances

  • 12/23/2019 - 11:00am
  • 12/26/2019 - 11:00am
  • 12/30/2019 - 11:00am
Performer Role
Production Personnel
Deborah Wicks La Puma
Book Writer
Karen Zacarías
Karen Zacarías


The Andrew Keegan Theatre
1742 Church Street NW, Washington, DC 20036
About the Venue:
Keegan reopened in June 2015 after a major renovation to modernize and expand the venue.One of the most charming theatrical spaces in Washington, DC. The venue is a 19th-century brick building that originally served as the gymnasium for the Holton Arms School. The exposed brick walls and lofty ceiling of the interior make for a warm, intimate performing space, with a seating capacity of 120.

Getting There

  • Dupont Circle (Red Line)
  • 3 blocks from the Dupont Circle METRO


  • Street parking
  • Paid garages


  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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