ABOUT THE SHOW: once on this island
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, 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, Ti Moune sets out on a remarkable journey to reunite with the man who has captured her heart. The Broadway show garnered a combined 16 Tony nominations between the original production in 1990 and the 2017 revival which earned Best Revival of a Musical. Book by Lynn Ahrens. Music by Stephen Flaherty. Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. Based on My Love, My Love by Rosa Guy. Rated PG.
PERFORMANCE DATES AND TIMES
January 20 – February 5, 2023: Wednesdays – Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:00pm.
Presenting Sponsor: Henrickson Nauta Wealth Advisors
CLICK HERE for tickets.
AUDITION FOR ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
This production has been cast as of late October, 2022.
MEET THE CAST
CLICK HERE for the cast list.
MEET THE PRODUCTION STAFF
CLICK HERE for the production staff announcement.
BEHIND THE SCENES
CLICK HERE to take a look at Once On This Island in the rehearsal room at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.
STEP INTO THE WORLD
CLICK HERE to visit our dramaturgy page.
Related programs may be announced as the production draws closer.
ACCESSIBILITY RESOURCES AND PROGRAMS
We believe that all people should experience the thrill, excitement, and storytelling of live theatre. CLICK HERE to see a variety of accessible programs and services based on the needs of our community. For Once On This Island, we’ll offer an ASL Interpreted Performance, Audio Descriptive Performance, Relaxed Environment Performance, and a Pay What You Can Preview Performance.
Once the show has opened, you can CLICK HERE to access the show’s Digital Playbill. Why digital and not printed? This decision had many factors that went into it including the reduction of our paper footprint in an effort to be more climate-conscious as well as budgetary restrictions coming out of the pandemic. Digital Playbills remain archived long-term and can be accessed HERE.
MEDIA AND MARKETING
From promotional and production video trailers to local television and radio spots, you’ll find it all here.