Atlantic for Kids presents a family musical inspired by the Little Rock 9, which reminds young audiences that our individual differences make us awesome, not outcasts. More…
'Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical' follows eight-year-old Lily Polkadot who just moved to the “Squares Only” small town of Rockaway. As the first Polkadot in an all-Square school, Lily faces the almost impossible task of gaining acceptance from her peers. From daily bullying to segregated drinking fountains, Lily’s quest seems hopeless until she meets Sky, a shy Square boy whose curiosity for her unique polka-dot skin blooms into an unexpected friendship.
See it if you're looking for a fun show to bring small children to that encourages acceptance of all people.
Don't see it if you're expecting to grapple with all the nuance of what happened with the Little Rock 9.
See it if You are not accepting of changes, you're bothered by being different and do not want to make a difference. 😊
Don't see it if You are accepting of changes, you're not bothered by being different and want to make a difference. 👍🏾👍🏾Up