Why See Once On This Island?
This beautiful story heads out on tour
After opening to much critical and public acclaim back in December 2017, the new Broadway smash and 2018 Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Musical, Once On This Island is heading out on tour in 2019! Following the story of one island's road to a brighter future the Broadway production forged a new and ingenious theatrical platform to tell its story.
In this immersive experience audiences are swept away with the emotions of the story. Awash with color, a fantastic score and a story that has transcended time, Once On This Island is the ultimate feel good musical whilst providing a social message that everyone could heed.
What's Once On This Island about?
Taking place on Haiti in the early 20th century, the population of this small island are split between the darker-skinned 'peasants' and the lighter-skinned wealthier population. In a sudden flash flood, a young girl (Ti Moune) is washed away, however the island gods look kindly upon her and save her life, cementing her important destiny.
Years later, Ti Moune's destiny comes to fruition as she rescues a young rich man from a similar situation that be-falled her in her childhood. However Ti Moune has a choice, in order to save this young man's life she must trade her soul...
Opening night: 7 April 2020
Might not be suitable for children under 10 years of age
90 minutes, no intermission
Cast and Creative
Produced by Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold
Directed by Michael Arde
Written by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty
2018 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical
What we thought
beautiful Captivating UNBEATABLE
I was moved to tears by the beauty of this production
I was moved to tears by the beauty of this production, the beauty seen in every aspect. Each member of this company enhances this island community, with neither adding any more or less than the other!Read full review
What you thought
2 reviews, average rating: (3.5 Stars)
Watched the show last night - what an amazing performance!!! The cast is... more
Took my mother who felt the same way. The storyline was unoriginal and... more
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