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Ziggy’s afraid to leave the house. He’s too busy worrying about tropical storms, evil spirits, and the sneaky, hair-grabbing trickster, Duppy. But, with the help of his feathered friends, Ziggy will learn that “every little thing is gonna be alright!” Don’t miss this timeless tale of peace and love that uses classic Reggae music to jam Jamaican style!

Based on a story by Cedella Marley
Music and Lyrics by Bob Marley
Adapted for the stage by Michael J. Bobbitt
Directed by Shá Cage
Music Direction by Sanford Moore

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  • Run time

    1 hour with no intermission

  • Best enjoyed by

    All Ages

  • Stage

    UnitedHealth Group Stage

  • Lap Passes

    Available for children 3 years and younger

Lynnea Monique Doublette and Timotha Lanae in 'Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds' photo by Glen Stubbe Photography

Things to Know About the Show

  • This show is a musical featuring the music of Bob Marley, performed by a small group of actors.
  • This show is based on the book Three Little Birds written by Bob Marley’s daughter, Cedella Marley.
  • The play takes place in Cattawood Springs, Jamaica, so characters speak in Jamaican accents and use Jamaican phrases. Characters also count to eight in multiple languages, including Spanish, Swahili, Chinese, and Hindi!

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Accessibility


ASL-interpreted, audio-described, and sensory friendly performance are available on select dates.

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Concessions


We are proud to offer a selection of snacks that are gluten free, vegetarian, vegan, Halal-friendly, and Kosher-friendly.

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Reviews


 

Timotha Lanae, Nathan Barlow, and Lynnea Monique Doublette in 'Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds' photo by Glen Stubbe Photography

“Buoyant…captures the spirit of Bob Marley”

Star Tribune review

Lynnea Monique Doublette and ensemble in in 'Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds' photo by Glen Stubbe Photography

“A sensational experience”

Family Fun Twin Cities review

KateMarie Andrews and Timotha Lanae in 'Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds' photo by Glen Stubbe Photography

“A great first exposure to Jamaican music and culture for kids (and adults too).”

cherry and spoon review

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Review Trailer


Critics and audience members alike are wowed by this joyous, warm musical, and you’ll love it, too! Watch the video for a sneak peek of this vibrant and inspiring show.

Nathan Barlow in 'Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds' photo by Glen Stubbe Photography

Song List

“One Love”/“Jammin’”/“Roots Rock Reggae”
“Natural Mystic”/“So Much Trouble in the World”
“Cedella Countin’”
“Lively Up Yourself”
“Brown Girl in the Ring”
“Is This Love”/“Don’t Rock My Boat”
“Riding High”
“Duppy’s Spell”
“I Know”
“One Love”
“Three Little Birds”
“Running Away”

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FEB 16 - APR 5, 2020

Best enjoyed by Everyone 9 and up

Mar 10 – Apr 5, 2020

Best enjoyed by All Ages

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Bob Marley's Three Little Birds

JAN 19 – MAR 1, 2020

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Friday

Feb 21

7:00pm

$15.00 — $56.00

Saturday

Feb 22

2:00pm

$15.00 — $66.00

Sunday

Feb 23

2:00pm

$36.00 — $66.00

Sunday

Feb 23

5:00pm

$15.00 — $66.00

Friday

Feb 28

7:00pm

$15.00 — $56.00

Saturday

Feb 29

11:00am

$36.00 — $66.00

Saturday

Feb 29

2:00pm

$15.00 — $66.00

Sunday

Mar 1

2:00pm

$36.00 — $66.00

Sunday

Mar 1

5:00pm

$15.00 — $66.00