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Once on This Island (A Musical)

Book & Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens

Music by Stephen Flaherty

Directed by Aaron Reese Boseman

Choreography by Florence Walker-Harris

Music Direction by Elliott Bell

Set in The French Antilles, Once on This Island is the coming-of-age story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl,  who rescues a wealthy boy from the other side of the island, Daniel, with whom she falls in love. Unbeknownst to Ti Moune, the pompous gods who preside over the island make a bet with one another over which is stronger, love or death, the stakes being Ti Moune’s life. Once on This Island is a Haitian retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid, based on the novel My Love, My Love; or The Peasant Girl by Trinidadian novelist Rosa Guy. The show is an adaptation with a hauntingly beautiful Caribbean score and captivating book by creative duo, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. visit for tix and more show information. Tix $25-$45

Show Dates:

Friday, November 3 at 8:00 pm

Saturday, November 4 at 8:00 pm

Sunday, November 5 at 3:30pm

Saturday, November 11 at 3:30pm and 8:00 pm

Sunday, November 12 at 3:30pm

Saturday, November 18 at 3:30pm and 8:00 pm

Sunday, November 19 at 3:30pm


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