• ATLANTIC BEACH EXPERIMENTAL THEATRE
2012-2013 | SEASON 21

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ONCE ON THIS ISLAND

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book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens • music by Stephen Flaherty
based upon the novel My Love, My Love by Rosa Guy

directed by CARYL BUTTERLEY
musical direction by ZEEK SMITH
choreography by ADRIAN TRÉJO and NATALIE ROSADA

FAMILY MUSICAL | A captivating legend of romance between a peasant girl and a rich city boy whom she saves from death. This calypso-flavoured re-telling of The Little Mermaid opens on a Caribbean island where villagers comfort a little girl with the story of the orphan Ti Moune, destined to love too much for the human heart to bear. Delivers melody, love and joy in tropical abundance. 1995 Laurence Olivier Award Best New Musical.

starring RAKIA JACLAR MAY as Ti Moune • ADRIAN TRÉJO as Daniel • TARRA CONNER JONES as Asaka • IAAN QUINTANILLA as Agwe • CANDACE ELAINE CRUMP as Erzulie • HECTOR LUIS GONZALEZ TORO as Papa Ge • TONI PHILIPS as Mama Euralie • JIM MOODY as Tonton Julian • KATE POWELL as Andrea • LOLOVIVI BLANDIN as Little Ti Moune

conductor/keyboards/percussion: ZEEK SMITH • reeds/percussion: DANIEL DICKINSON • bass/percussion: DAMON MARTIN • percussion: LANDON BAKER

stage manager: DANIEL ADAM OSOFSKY • costume designer AMY TILLOTSON • lighting designer BRYAN FRANK • scenic artist: CAROLE GEORGE • dialect coach: OKWUOMA BLANDIN

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photographer: SUSAN J ROCHE
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