ONCE ON THIS ISLAND to Play the Aurora Fox Arts Center, 9/12-10/5
A high energy Caribbean fairy tale musical the whole family will enjoy. A young peasant girl (SuCh, the award-winning actress and R&B singer who played Celie in The Color Purple) rescues and falls in love with a rich boy (Carter Edward Smith) from the other side of the island. Guided by the gods of earth, water and love, the naïve girl finds herself torn between two very different worlds.? What is she willing to sacrifice in pursuit of a dream?
Director/Choreographer Candy Brown began her professional career as a dancer on Broadway working with amazing directors and choreographers, most notably Bob Fosse, Michael Bennett and Hal Prince. (Pippin, Chicago, A Chorus Line, etc). She holds a BA in Performing Arts from St Mary's College of California and had a long film and television career. Since relocating to Denver six years ago, Ms Brown has worked with several theaters, readings for Stories On Stage and is currently a guest artist teaching movement for actors at the Denver School of the Arts.The show runs September 12 - October 5, 2014 at The Aurora Fox Arts Center (9900 East Colfax Avenue). Tickets are $28-$31 for adults, $24 for seniors and students, $14 for kids 12 and under. For tickets and/or group rates call: 303-739-1970 or visit www.AuroraFox.org.SPECIAL EVENTS:
Pay-What-You-Can Preview - Thursday, September 11th at 7:30 pm
Opening Night After Party - Friday, September 12th (mix and mingle with cast and crew following the show)
Super Senior Sunday - Sunday, September 14th at 2:00 pm (Senior tickets are just $20. Free hot beverages).