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Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows

The new Broadway production of Once On This Island officially opened last night, December 3rd, at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC), and is directed by Tony nominee Michael Arden, and choreographed by the critically-acclaimed Camille A. Brown.

Lea Salonga (Erzulie), Alex Newell (Asaka), Merle Dandridge (Papa Ge), and Quentin Earl Darrington (Agwe) are joined by newcomer, Hailey Kilgore (Ti Moune) with Phillip Boykin (Tonton Julian), Darlesia Cearcy (Storyteller), Rodrick Covington (Storyteller), Emerson Davis (Little Girl) Alysha Deslorieux(Andrea), Tyler Hardwick (Storyteller), Cassondra James (Storyteller), David Jennings (Armand), Grasan Kingsberry (Storyteller), Loren Lott (Storyteller), Kenita R. Miller (Mama Euralie), Isaac Powell (Daniel), T. Oliver Reid(Storyteller), Aurelia Williams (Storyteller), and Mia Williamson (Little Girl).

Once On This Island is written by the Tony Award-winning team Lynn Ahrens(Book and Lyrics) and Stephen Flaherty (Music), and based on the novel "My Love, My Love" by Rosa Guy. This production features new orchestrations by original orchestrator Michael Starobin who is joined by AnnMarie Milazzo.

Once On This Island is the tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl who falls in love with a wealthy boy from the other side of the island. When their divided cultures keep them apart, Ti Moune is guided by the powerful island gods, Erzulie, Asaka, Papa Ge, and Agwe, on a remarkable quest to reunite with the man who has captured her heart.

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Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
The cast of Once On This Island

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
The cast of Once On This Island

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
The cast of Once On This Island

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
The cast of Once On This Island

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
The cast of Once On This Island

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
The cast of Once On This Island

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
The cast of Once On This Island

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
The cast and creative team of Once On This Island

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
The cast and creative team of Once On This Island

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
The cast and creative team of Once On This Island

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Rickey Tripp, T. Oliver Reid, Darlesia Cearcy

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Rickey Tripp, T. Oliver Reid, Darlesia Cearcy

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Darlesia Cearcy

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Darlesia Cearcy

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Isaac Powell

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Isaac Powell

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Tyler Hardwick

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Tyler Hardwick

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Emerson Davis, Mia Williamson

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Emerson Davis, Mia Williamson

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Philip Boykin

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Philip Boykin

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Philip Boykin

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Tyler Hardwick, Cassondra James, Philip Boykin

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Nikki M. James, Andy Mientus

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Cassondra James

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Cassondra James

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
David Jennings

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
David Jennings

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Wesley Taylor, Isaac Powell

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Quentin Earl Darrington

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Quentin Earl Darrington

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Rodrick Covington, Grasan Kingsberry

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Rodrick Covington, Grasan Kingsberry

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Grasan Kingsberry, Rodrick Covington, Philip Boykin

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Grasan Kingsberry, Rodrick Covington, Philip Boykin

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Lea Salonga, Philip Boykin

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Lea Salonga

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Lea Salonga

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Alysha Deslorieux

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Alysha Deslorieux

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Alex Newell

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Alex Newell

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Merle Dandridge

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Alex Newell, Merle Dandridge, Lea Salonga, Quentin Earl Darrington

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Alex Newell, Merle Dandridge, Hailey Kilgore, Lea Salonga, Quentin Earl Darrington

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Kenita R. Miller, Hailey Kilgore

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Hailey Kilgore

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Hailey Kilgore

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Kenita R. Miller

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
Kenita R. Miller

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
AureLia Williams, Loren Lott

Photo Coverage: They Dance! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Takes Opening Night Bows
AureLia Williams, Loren Lott

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