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See Once on This Island's Darlesia Cearcy and Merle Dandridge in New Pics

The pair star as Ezrulie and Papa Ge in the Tony-winning revival.

Quentin Earl Darrington, Darlesia Cearcy, Alex Newell, and Merle Dandridge star in the Tony-winning revival of Once on This Island.
(© Joan Marcus)

New photos of Broadway's Tony Award-winning revival of Once on This Island reveal cast members Darlesia Cearcy and Merle Dandridge in their roles as Erzulie and Papa Ge, respectively. See new photos from the island in the gallery below.


Once on This Island features a book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty. The musical, which debuted on Broadway in 1990, is based on the novel My Love, My Love by Rosa Guy, and the revival production features new orchestrations by original orchestrator Michael Starobin, joined by AnnMarie Milazzo. Michael Arden's production received eight 2018 Tony Award nominations and won for Best Revival of a Musical. The production runs at the Circle in the Square Theatre.

Tony nominee Hailey Kilgore leads the company in her Broadway debut as Ti Moune. Along with Cearcy and Dandridge, she is joined in the current company by Phillip Boykin (Tonton Julian), Quentin Earl Darrington (Agwe), Emerson Davis and Mia Williamson (alternating as Little Girl), Anna Uzele (Andrea), David Jennings (Armand), Kenita R. Miller (Mama Euralie), Alex Newell (Asaka), and Isaac Powell (Daniel).


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