ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, Jr.
“Two different worlds on one island”
Book by Lynn Ahrens
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Based on My Love, My Love by Rosa Guy
One Act, Book Musical, Rated G
Broadway Junior Version
With its poignant story and catchy Caribbean flavored score, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND JR. is a feast for the heart, mind, and soul. In almost non-stop song and dance, the show tells the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who rescues and falls in love with Daniel, a wealthy boy from the other side of her island. When Daniel is returned to his people, the fantastical 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.
Directed and Choreographed by Mark Ruhala
Musical Direction by Jeff English
Sat. April 20 @ 3& 7PM
& Sun. April 21 4PM
$15Adults $10 Child/SR
The Ruhala Performing Arts Center
"Gateway to the Arts Through Transformational Energy"
1846 Haslett Rd
East Lansing, MI 48823