Help Jambo, save the tribe and the jungle!

Help Jambo, save the tribe and the jungle!

Auckland, June 12, 2019

Jungle Jambo is an exciting new interactive musical stage show for children, where the audience becomes the stage and integrates fully with the show and storyline.

It will be held from July 16 to July 20, 2019 at the Herald Theatre, located Aotea Centre in the Central Business District, Auckland July 16 to July 20, 2019.

What makes this show unique is that everyone in the audience (the tribe) is given an African styled hand drum irrespective of the number of people in the audience.

Challenges and obstacles

Jungle Jambo is a story about a little monkey named Jambo who takes on the challenge to gather a tribe and teach his music to save the jungle from a railway being built through it. Jambo encounters certain obstacles and the question is will he succeed?

Audience participating in the show (Picture Supplied)

The audience becomes Jambo’s tribe and soon he realised that together, as one, he can achieve so much more.

The tribe becomes part of Jambo’s journey to stop the railway destroying the jungle.

The show carries inspiring themes such as “you can do it, “Actions speak louder than words “and “together as one. “

Can you imagine the entire theatre playing music together!

About John and Arnav

Producer-Director John Boone of Rhythm Interactive has performed interactive drum shows throughout New Zealand since 2003 and has presented at 3 TEDx events.

Johnny and Luce in the ‘Jungle'(Picture Supplied)

In 2018, he joined Arnav Taode, and together, they produced the Jungle Jambo Theatre experience for children. Arnav graduated with a Bachelor of design in 2008 and as Art Director will cast his creative magic to the Jungle Jambo stage.

Jungle Jambo is about building tribes (communities) and bringing positive change to the world and is family entertainment perfect for children aged 5 to 12.

The Orangutan Foundation will receive $1 for every ticket sold to help in the conservation of wild orangutans.

For tickets, please visit or call 0800-111999
For more information, please visit

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