About This Show

This highly-original and theatrical Caribbean adaptation of the popular fairy tale The Little Mermaid sings and dances the story of Ti Moune, the black peasant girl who rescues, nurses, and falls in love with Daniel, a mulatto from a wealthy family. When Daniel is returned to his people, the 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. Once on This Island received an Olivier Award for Best Musical, and has music by Stephen Flaherty, with book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: May 25, 2001 Final Performance: June 9, 2001