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A trio of young actors enlist the audience to help them earn an Adventure Scouts Badge in this interactive 45-minute dramedy. But things don’t always go according to script for scaredy-cat Hannah (Taylor Gregory), easily distracted Aiden (Hera Nalam) and bossy Brett (Mackenzie Kolton). When Nalam pretended to lose a map at the July 20 performance, she soldiered on, continuing to ask for help over increasingly emphatic shouts: "It’s behind you… it’s right behind you!" Later, when invited to join a message-heavy chant by reading the words printed in the program, one boy pointed out there were no lights on in the auditorium. Never mind that many kids couldn’t read words like "diversity" and "equality" under any lighting conditions. Still, with peppy songs, solid performances and fun scenes involving Nalam and a bag of marshmallows, this Winnipeg production hits a sweet spot on the music and comedy fronts.
— Pat St. Germain