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Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical – World Premiere Recording

Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical – World Premiere Recording

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Tracklist
First Day – Talia Thiesfield, Gerard Canonico, Brittney Johnson, Julia Knitel
Sticks and Stones – Alex Newell
Sticks and Stones Reprise – Alex Newell
One Pal – Shanice Williams
Square Motto – Sara King, Talia Thiesfield, Gerard Canonico
Beautiful – John Arthur Greene
The First – Katie Thompson & Alysha Deslorieux
One Pal Reprise – Shanice Williams
Cool Kid – Lilli Cooper
The Squadot – Talia Thiesfield, Gerard Canonico, Brittney Johnson, Julia Knitel
New Day – Talia Thiesfield, Gerard Canonico, Brittney Johnson, Julia Knitel
Finale – Talia Thiesfield, Gerard Canonico, Brittney Johnson, Julia Knitel

BONUS TRACKS:
Taught – Katie Thompson
Polkadot – Christmas Brittney Johnson

Synopsis

Polkadots 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 polkadot skin blooms into an unexpected pal-ship. Polkadots serves as a colorful history lesson for children, reminding them that our differences make us awesome, not outcasts.

Credits

Polkadots was conceived by Douglas Lyons, who also wrote lyrics and co-composed music with Greg Borowsky and features a book by Melvin Tunstall, III. The creative team also includes Madeline Smith (Music Supervisor), Ted Arthur (Musical Director), Ethan D. Pakchar (Orchestration) and Salina Giardino (Illustration). The World Premiere Recording of Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical is produced by Marc Blakeman, Shaun Hurwitz, Douglas Lyons and Greg Borowsky.