On Stage

Once on This Island

When: 2009

This bittersweet musical romance is about the age-old story of star-crossed lovers set to a Calypso rhythm and infused with Caribbean heat. Soaring melodies and sultry dances tell the story of Ti-Moune, a poor peasant girl praying for a future that seems impossible. Divine intervention puts Ti Moune face to face with her true love, a young aristocrat, and she begins a journey to find herself and reclaim her heart pitting the strength of love against the power of death. Book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty. On Thursdays, the show starts at 7 p.m. and on Fridays and Saturdays, dinner is at 6:30 p.m. with the show at 8 p.m.

Price: $15-18 Thu.; $39 for dinner on Fri. and Sat.; $20 for show only on Fri./Sat.; student rush tickets $10 at 10 min. before show

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