Once On This Island
Book and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. Music by Stephen Flaherty. Based upon the novel “My Love, My Love” by Rosa Guy.
“Ravishing! What a big, bold delight it is to enter the world of Once On This Island… ” — The New York Times
“Just what the world needs now—Inspired and uplifting!” — Variety
How far will you travel to reunite with the one who has captured your heart? This folk tale whisks you away to a sea-swept village in the Caribbean where young Ti Moune, a peasant girl, falls in love with Daniel Beauxhomme, a grand homme (rich boy). The captivating romance is guided by the Gods Erzulie, Asaka, Papa Ge and Agwé, who rule the island and guide Ti Moune on a remarkable quest to reunite with the grand homme who has captured her heart. Their pursuit of love changes the lives of their island and their families forever.
This production is sponsored by:
Richard K. and Shirley S. Hemingway Foundation