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Walt Kelly's Songs of the Pogo


WALT KELLY'S SONGS OF THE POGO recreates the hysterical, imaginative and wonderful world of cartoonist Walt Kelly. In this 55-minute musical revue, suitable for the whole family, the writings, songs and comic strip stories are mixed with Kelly’s personal memoirs. Based on Kelly’s 1956 book Songs of the Pogo it includes the popular tunes Go Go Pogo and Deck Us All with Boston Charlie. The Possum Players, a company of 6 actors, tell stories and sing songs found in the songbook. Walt Kelly (1913 – 1973) was an American animator and cartoonist, best known for the comic strip Pogo. The title character's most famous quote: "We have met the enemy and he is us." The Pogo comic strip started in 1948 and ran in daily newspapers till 1975. Producers and co-adaptors Frank Farrell and Ben Masterton created the currently running eight-episode podcast Songs of the Pogo. WALT KELLY'S SONGS OF THE POGO directed by Farrell will include Broadway performer Aisha de Hass and Danny Crawford as Walt. "It's golly, I go goo goo, goin' go go Pogo!"

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    • $25.00 + $2.00 fee
    • April 21, 2024
    • 55 minutes
    • 13:30
    • The Wild Project
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