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Acoustic Rooster’s Barnyard Boogie: Starring Indigo Blume

February 12, 2023 @ 6:00 pm

Adapted from the books by Kwame Alexander

By Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess

Music by Randy Preston

Directed by Lili-Anne Brown

New York Times best-selling author KWAME ALEXANDER brings two of his beloved children’s books—Acoustic Rooster and Indigo Blume—to the stage in a world premiere Kennedy Center commission. Alexander teams up with his writing partner MARY RAND HESS and long-time musical collaborator RANDY PRESTON to tell a story about being scared, being brave, and believing in yourself. With special guests like Duck Ellington and Ms. Dairy Parton—this musical adaptation will have children (and families) dancing in their seats.

Dive into a book to keep the fun going: Kwame’s NEW picture book of the same name is based on our musical!

Runtime: 60 minutes, no intermission

Most enjoyed by 5+

Please note: This performance contains haze effects.

Everyone must have a ticket regardless of age.

Photo credit Jati Lindsay


February 12, 2023
6:00 pm
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Charleston Gaillard Center
95 Calhoun St
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