By Andrew Gans
15 Mar 2013
Based on the book by Cedella Marley, the children's musical boasts music and lyrics by reggae legend Bob Marley.
Directed by Nick Olcott and adapted for the stage by ATMTC’s producing artistic director Michael J. Bobbitt, Three Little Birds is described as such: "Ah…yasso nice! Three little birds sing their sweet songs to Ziggy, a very shy child who is happy to see the world from the T.V. in his room. His tricky friend Nansi wants him to get out and enjoy the Island nation of Jamaica. But, Ziggy is afraid of hurricane, mongoose and evil spirits."
The cast includes Jobari Parker-Namdar, S. Lewis Feemster, David John Little, Brittany N. Williams, Ayanna Hardy and Tara Yates-Reeves.
The production also features music direction by Darius Smith, arrangements and orchestrations by John L. Cornellius, II, set design by Joe Musumeci, costume design by Kendra Rai, properties design by Andrea “Dre” Moore, lighting design by Brian Allard and sound design by Neil McFadden.
Three Little Birds is recommended for ages four and older. All performances take place at Adventure Theatre MTC, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD. Tickets are $19 each and can be purchased online at www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org or by calling (301) 634-2270.