• On Broadway

The groundbreaking vision of two-time Tony Award nominated director Michael Arden (Spring Awakening’s revival) and acclaimed choreographer Camille A. Brown (NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live) conjures up “a place where magic is possible and beauty is apparent for all to see!” (The Huffington Post). With a score that bursts with life from Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, the Tony Award-winning songwriters of Anastasia and Ragtime, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is a timeless testament to theater’s unlimited possibilities.

  • Run Information:
    Preview: Nov 9, 2017 Opening: Dec 3, 2017 Closing: Jan 6, 2019
  • CAST:

    Ti Moune Hailey Kilgore Daniel Isaac Powell Asaka Alex Newell Agwe Quentin Earl Darrington Tonton Julian Phillip Boykin Erzulie Darlesia Cearcy Papa Ge Tamyra Gray Mama Euralie Kenita R. Miller Andrea Anna Uzele Little Girl Emerson Davis and Mia Williamson

    CREATIVE STAFF:

    Music and Lyrics Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty Book Lynn Ahrens Director Michael Arden Choreographer Camille A. Brown Set Designer Dane Laffrey Costume Designer Clint Ramos Lighting Designers Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer Sound Designer Peter Hylenski Musical Director Alvin Hough Jr. Orchestrations Michael Starobin and AnnMarie Milazzo Hair/Wig & Make-Up Designer Cookie Jordan
  • SYNOPSIS

    This is the sweeping theatrical power of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - the universal tale of Ti Moune (2018 Tony Award nominee Hailey Kilgore), a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love. Guided by the mighty island gods (played by Darlesia Cearcy, Glee's Alex Newell, Greenleaf's Merle Dandridge, and Cats' Quentin Earl Darrington), Ti Moune sets out on a remarkable journey to reunite with the man who has captured her heart.
  • TONY AWARD WINNER! BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL "What a delight it is to enter the world of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND!" raves The New York Times. Time Out New York cheers, "After seeing this imaginative and dynamic musical, you may feel once is not enough!"