Previews Nov 9, 2017
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Once on This Island sweeps viewers across the sea to a small village. There, in the aftermath of a big storm, a joyful new life begins. This musical tells the tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl who falls in love with a wealthy boy from the other side of her island. The divide between their cultures threatens to keep them apart, but Ti Moune, guided by the island gods, sets out on a remarkable quest to reunite with the guy who captured her heart.
Bursting with Caribbean colors, rhythms, and dance, Ti Moune's story comes to life through a score by Tony Award winners Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime). This striking production, directed Tony nominee Michael Arden (the Spring Awakening revival), transforms the reality of a tropical village devastated by a storm into a fantastical world alive with hope.