Engagement Night – Once On This Island: A Musical

Book and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Music by Jerry Bock
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Directed by Danielle King

Music Director Ana Hernandez
Stage Manager Sapphire Mendez
Choreographer Tanesha Payne
Set Design  Cordelia Rios
Sound Design Carolyn Orosco
Dramaturg Jiles King

Ti Moune, a peasant girl, rescues a wealthy boy from the other side of the island, Daniel, with whom she falls in love. Unbeknownst to Ti Moune, the pompous gods who preside over the island make a bet with one another over which is stronger, love or death, the stakes being Ti Moune’s life. When she pursues Daniel, who has returned to his people, Ti Moune is shunned because of her lowly status. Her determination and capacity to love, though, is not enough to win Daniel’s heart, and Ti Moune pays the ultimate price; but the gods turn Ti Moune into a tree that grows so strong and so tall, it breaks the wall that separates the societies and ultimately unites them. (MTIshows.com)

Date

Aug 04 2022

Time

7:00 pm

Labels

ASL

Location

San Pedro Playhouse - RHR
800 W Ashby Place, 78212

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