Once on This Island

Arsenal Center for the Arts
321 Arsenal St, Watertown, MA 02472
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

This highly original and theatrical Caribbean adaptation of the popular fairy tale "The Little Mermaid" garnered eight Tony nominations for its Broadway run, including Best Musical, Book and Score. In almost non-stop song and dance, the show 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. When Daniel is returned to his people, the fantastical gods who rule the island guide Ti Moune on a quest to test the strength of her love against the powerful forces of prejudice, hatred and death.

Visit the Once on This Island website:

http://www.bluesprucetheatre.org