Once On This Island

Musical

Writers: Lynn Ahrens Stephen Flaherty

Overview

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Category
Musical
Number of Acts
1
First Produced
1990
Genres
Drama
Settings
Simple/No Set
Time & Place
contemporary
Cast Size
large
Orchestra Size
Small
Dancing
Heavy
Casting Notes

Includes adult, mature adult, young adult, late teen, child, early teen characters

Synopsis

From the Tony Award winning songwriting team, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, comes a story inspired from the by Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid. With a Caribbean tinged score, follow the story of Ti Moune as she goes on her quest to prove that love is stronger than death. Once on this Island is a fairy tale celebration of love, hope, life and death.

Lead Characters