New Girl in Town

This summer, people were buzzing about a little musical with a great big title: The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, which opened at Off Broadway's Playwrights Horizons Theatre in June. The debut work of author Kirsten Childs (book, music, and lyrics), a former Bob Fosse dancer, The Bubbly Black Girl is a coming-of-age story about, yes, a young black girl with, yes, a bubbly personality, growing up in Los Angeles in the 1960s. Viveca goes through the usual rituals of parents,

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