Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical

Name: Linda Gross Theater
Address: 336 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011
Production Information
First performance date: September 16, 2017
Opening date: September 16, 2017
Closing date: October 8, 2017
External Links: Official Website

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Production Description
Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical follows 8-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 an 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 pal-ship. Inspired by the events of The Little Rock 9, "Polkadots" serves as a colorful history lesson for children, reminding them that our individual differences make us awesome, not outcasts.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Atlantic Theater Company Producer
Douglas Lyons Concept
Melvin Tunstall III Book
Greg Borowksy Music
Douglas Lyons Music
Douglas Lyons Lyricist
Tamilla Woodard Director
Shea Sullivan Choreographer
Brian Strumwasser Wig Designer
Brian Strumwasser Hair/Make-Up
Ted Arthur Music Direction
Ethan Pakchar Orchestrations

Actor Role
Latoya Edwards Lily Polkadot
Chris Renalds Sky Square
Brooke Sweeney Penelope Square
Stephanie Toups Mama Square (Ms. Square)
Award Person / Company Function
1 NOMINATED 2018 Off Broadway Alliance Award, Best Family Show Atlantic Theater Company Producer
      Melvin Tunstall III Book
      Douglas Lyons Music
      Greg Borowksy Music
      Douglas Lyons Lyricist