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Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical

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Members say: Enchanting, Entertaining, Delightful, Ambitious, Clever

About the show

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.

September 26th, 2017
"A colorful allegory set to rousing tunes, 'Polkadots' gives kids a look at not just bullying and inclusion, but more specifically segregation...The subject matter is heavy but important, and while most of the score is clever and catchy, perfect for the grade school set, some songs fall hard on t...
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September 21st, 2017
"When the topic of discrimination comes up (if it hasn't already), don't bother trying to define it. Just take your children to 'Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical'...The 55-minute performance takes a complicated topic and puts it through a kid-friendly lens—without dumbing it down or simplifying i...
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