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Once on This Island   Tour  

 
Opening Date: March 31, 1992    
Closing Date: January 3, 1993

Category: Musical, Original, National Tour
Setting: An island in the French Antilles. Night, in a storm.



Production Staff
Produced by Tom Mallow, ATP/Dodger, Pace Theatrical Group and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; Produced in association with The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President), Capital Cities/ABC Inc., Suntory International Corporation, James Walsh and Playwrights Horizons
Book by Lynn Ahrens; Music by Stephen Flaherty; Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens; Based on the novel 'My Love, My Love' by Rosa Guy; Music orchestrated by Michael Starobin; Musical Director: Mark Lipman
Directed by Graciela Daniele; Choreographed by Graciela Daniele; Associate Choreographer: Willie Rosario
Scenic Design by Loy Arcenas; Costume Design by Judy Dearing; Lighting Design by Allen Lee Hughes; Sound Design by Scott Lehrer
Executive Producer: George MacPherson
Production Stage Manager: Bryan Young; Stage Manager: Femi Sarah Heggie
Musical Supervisor: Steve Marzullo
Casting: Alan Filderman
Cast
Natalie Venetia Belcon
Erzulie
Goddess of Love
Monique Cintron
Andrea
Darius de Haas
Daniel
Carol Dennis
Asaka
Mother of the Earth
Nilyne Fields
Little Ti Moune
Sheila Gibbs
Mama Euralie
Vanita Harbour
Ti Moune
Gerry McIntyre
Papa Ge
Demon of Death
James Stovall
Agwe
God of Water
Keith Tyrone
Armand
Miles Watson
Tonton Julian
Standby: Steven Cates (Agwe, Armand, Papa Ge), Tonya Dixon (Andrea, Erzulie, Ti Moune), LaShonda Hunt (Little Ti Moune), James Stovall (Tonton Julian), Keith Tyrone (Daniel) and Fuschia Walker (Asaka, Mama Euralie)
music by Stephen Flaherty; lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
We Dance Storytellers
One Small Girl Mama Euralie, Tonton Julian, Little Ti Moune and Storytellers
Waiting for Life Ti Moune and Storytellers
And the Gods Heard Her Prayer Asaka, Agwe, Papa Ge and Erzulie
Rain Agwe and Storytellers
Pray Ti Moune, Tonton Julian, Mama Euralie, Guard and Storytellers
Forever Yours Ti Moune, Daniel and Papa Ge
The Sad Tale of the Beauxhommes Armand and Storytellers
Ti Moune Mama Euralie, Tonton Julian and Ti Moune
Mama Will Provide Asaka and Storytellers
Waiting for Life (Reprise) Ti Moune
Some Say Storytellers
The Human Heart Erzulie and Storytellers
Pray (Reprise) Storytellers
Some Girls Daniel
The Ball Andrea, Daniel, Ti Moune and Storytellers
Forever Yours (Reprise) Papa Ge, Ti Moune, Erzulie and Storytellers
A Part of Us Mama Euralie, Little Ti Moune, Tonton Julian and Storytellers
Why We Tell the Story Storytellers
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Engagement Dates Theatre City and State
Dec 22, 1992 - Jan 3, 1993 Heinz Hall Pittsburgh, PA
Nov 28, 1992 - Nov 28, 1992 Proctors Schenectady, NY
Nov 23, 1992 - Nov 25, 1992 Wharton Center for the Performing Arts East Lansing, MI
Nov 22, 1992 - Nov 22, 1992 Michigan Auditorium Ann Arbor, MI
Nov 19, 1992 - Nov 19, 1992 Indiana University Auditorium Bloomington, IN
Nov 18, 1992 - Nov 18, 1992 Emens Auditorium Muncie, IN
Nov 16, 1992 - Nov 16, 1992 Rudder Auditorium College Station, TX
Nov 10, 1992 - Nov 15, 1992 Majestic Theatre - Dallas Dallas, TX
Nov 3, 1992 - Nov 8, 1992 Sacramento Community Center Theater Sacramento, CA
Oct 27, 1992 - Oct 28, 1992 Von Braun Center Huntsville, AL
Oct 20, 1992 - Oct 25, 1992 Tennessee Performing Arts Center Nashville, TN
Oct 13, 1992 - Oct 18, 1992 Jackie Gleason Theater Of Performing Arts Miami, FL
Oct 6, 1992 - Oct 11, 1992 David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts Tampa, FL
Sep 29, 1992 - Oct 4, 1992 Connor Palace Cleveland, OH
Sep 22, 1992 - Sep 27, 1992 Saenger Theatre (LA) New Orleans, LA
Sep 11, 1992 - Sep 20, 1992 The Playhouse on Rodney Square Wilmington, DE
Sep 8, 1992 - Sep 10, 1992 Page Durham, NC
Sep 10, 1992 - Sep 10, 1992 Aycock Auditorium Greensboro, NC
Aug 25, 1992 - Aug 30, 1992 Jones Hall For The Performing Arts Houston, TX
Aug 18, 1992 - Aug 23, 1992 San Diego Civic Theatre San Diego, CA
Jul 22, 1992 - Aug 16, 1992 Saban Theatre Beverly Hills, CA
May 22, 1992 - Jul 18, 1992 Eisenhower Theatre Washington, DC
Apr 21, 1992 - May 17, 1992 Curran Theatre San Francisco, CA
Mar 31, 1992 - Apr 18, 1992 Shubert Theatre (IL) Chicago, IL