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Mambo Mouth

Full Length, Comedy
1-7 actors (flexible casting)
Total Cast: 1, Flexible Set
ISBN-13: 978-0-8222-4476-9


MIN. PERFORMANCE FEE: $130 per performance.
THE STORY: A wildly fun and hysterical collection of characters from the mind of John Leguizamo. Playable by one actor or a small ensemble, Mambo Mouth excavates issues of adolescence, race, parenthood, and more.

AGAMEMNON. A failed actor/misogynist public-access character who takes letters, calls, and reenacts woulda-been screen triumphs and personal vendettas.

LOCO LOUIE. A funny cautionary tale about why you shouldn’t always be in a hurry to get older.

ANGEL GARCIA. A recently arrested man realizes that his behavior has consequences. PEPE. A man, cornered, tries to appeal to an officer by noting the contradictions of race in America.

MANNY THE FANNY. A woman shares how she’s taken care of herself with men. INCA PRINCE. A father tries to get his son to go to sleep with creative bedtime stories.

CROSSOVER KING. A Latino man tries to teach the audience about passing as a different race to be more palatable to white Americans.
MAMBO MOUTH has salsa feet. …[a] wry passage through the aspirations and frustrations of Hispanic America.” —The New York Times.

“Confident of their own skewered wisdom, these disenfranchised Latinos wring laughs from the pain they hide behind a swagger, leer or scowl.” —Los Angeles Times.

“Unabashedly funny!” -—New York Magazine.