In a modern day world, two children run far away from home, in search of freedom, but instead find themselves stuck in the hoods.
Emerging from the ‘Ruff Endz Estate, home of the oldschool vinyl spinning DJ known as ‘Spinderella’ and modern day up to beat ‘MC Rap-on-zel’ both of whom have sparked the interest of the infamous ‘D-list reality TV celebrity Prince’. But let’s not forget ‘Lil Red’, the singer of the Estate who has signed a record deal with the one and only, ‘Wolf’ manager of Big Teef Records.
As the story unravels, the audience soon realises there is a love story embarking on this journey, music producer Jaxx, who lives in the basement and is struggling with debt, finds himself catching the love bug for ‘Lil Red’. Desperately avoiding the Landlord’s eviction notice, we watch as Jaxx enters into some shady dealings with ‘The Giant Beanstalk Towers’.
The narrative continues to unravel and as so, the crowd picks up with a roar of a round of applause, validating the success Into the Hoods has received in the years.
Becoming the first ever hip-hop dance show in West End and the longest in its history. It makes sense how selective the picking of the Remixed cast was, due to the fact in 2009 it won the award for ‘best ensemble performance’, the cast were also chosen to perform for Nelson Mandela’s 90th Birthday in Hyde Park.
Working closely with Mayflower Theatre, Zoo Nation became a resident for the passing week as it created opportunities for young individuals to explore their passion for dance. Through Mayflower Engage ten candidates ageing from 13-18 were selected from the Region to perform in the curtain raiser event, commissioned by National Lottery through Arts Council England.
Mayflower Theatre will now be hosting its first Summer Youth Project, running in conjunction with ZooNation and Rambert Dance it will take place between August 20th and September 3rd.