Once on This Island

November 30-December 10, 2016
Book and Lyrics by: Lynn Ahrens
Music By: Stephen Flaherty
Directed by: Ashton Byrum

 

Once upon a time, a beautiful peasant girl fell in love with a handsome, rich bachelor. Long before The Bachelor TV series, this colorful musical about love and fate on a tropical island was a smashing success on Broadway.

 
 

Cast of Characters

in order of appearance

Storytellers
Shantel Cribbs: Ti Moune
Jigi Fabulous: Little Ti Moune/Girl
Jermaine Robinson, Jr.: Agwe
De’jah Perkins: Asaka
Natalie Savoy: Erzulie
Marvin Malone II: Papa Ge
Brian Jackson: Daniel
Braxton George: Tonton Julian
Dezhane Rouse: Mama Euralie
Davon Suttles: Armand
Aalon Smith: Andrea

Ensemble
Michael George: D’zhari Bolden
Mariah Morris: Izaiah Harris
Jordan Reeder: Juwon Perry

Orchestra
Reeds: Derek Weihofen, Dan Meinhardt
Guitar: Dalton Seebruck
Percussion: Tony Scandora
Keyboards: Phil Caldwell, Emma Sheikh

Understudies
Ti Moune: Aalon Smith, Michael George
Daniel: Jordan Reeder, Izaiah Harris
Agwe: Juwon Perry
Asaka: D’zhari Bolden
Papa Ge: Juwon Perry
Erzulie: D’zhari Bolden
Mama Euralie: Michael George
Tonton Julian: Juwon Perry
Armand: Jordan Reeder
Andrea: Mariah Morris

 
 

Production Crew

Musical Direction: Phil Caldwell
Choreography: Michael George, Mariah Morris
Direction and Additional Musical Staging: Ashton Byrum
Production Stage Manager: Nicholas Bader