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08.09.2019 | Once on This Island JR | $8 - $12

August 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Categories: Performance Art, Theatre


Adapted from the celebrated Broadway musical, this rousing Calypso-flavored tale follows one small girl who finds love in a world of prejudice. Through almost non-stop song and dance, this full-hearted musical tells the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who rescues and falls in love with Daniel, a wealthy boy from the other side of her island.

Approximate run time: 75 minutes

Book & Lyrics by Lynn Aherns | Music by Stephen Flaherty | Based Upon the Novel “My Love, My Love” by Rosa Guy | Originally Directed & Choreographed on Broadway by Graciela Daniele | Playwrights Horizons, Inc. Produced “Once on this Island” OffBroadway in 1990 | Originally Produced on Broadway by The Shubert Organization, Capital Cities/ABC, Inc. Suntory International Corporation and James Walsh, In Association With Playwrights Horizons

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