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

Presenting Sponsor: Henrickson Nauta Wealth Advisors

TICKETS

CLICK HERE for tickets.

AUDITION FOR ONCE ON THIS ISLAND

CLICK HERE to register for your audition appointment and to learn more about the audition process and expectations.

MEET THE CAST

CLICK HERE for the cast list, to be announced in late October/early November.

MEET THE PRODUCTION STAFF

CLICK HERE for the production staff announcement.

BEHIND THE SCENES

Check back soon to take a look at how Once On This Island is brought to life at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.

RELATED PROGRAMS

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. 

DIGITAL PLAYBILL

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. For media requests, contact Ben Greene, Director of Marketing and Engagement at b.greene@grct.org or Noddea Skidmore, Marketing and Communications Manager, at n.skidmore@grct.org.

 

 

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