Lott, an original company member, will take over the role of Ti Moune in the Tony-winning revival.
Once On This Island company member Loren Lott will take over the role of Ti Moune in the Tony-winning Broadway revivalwhile the show's original star, Hailey Kilgore, recovers from a foot injury.
Lott's previous stage credits include Motown on Broadway and regional productions of Ragtime and Shrek. Her screen credits include American Idol, Tales, The Quad, Greenleaf, The Game, Fatal Attraction, and Tag.
Lott, who has played a Storyteller and understudied Ti Moune, Asaka, and Andrea, is joined by Darlesia Cearcy as Erzulie, Alex Newell as Asaka, Merle Dandridge as Papa Ge, Quentin Earl Darrington as Agwe, Phillip Boykin as Tonton Julian, David Jennings as Armand, Kenita R. Miller as Mama Euralie, and Isaac Powell as Daniel, as well as Courtnee Carter, Rodrick Covington, Cicily Daniels, Emerson Davis, Tyler Hardwick, Cassondra James, T. Oliver Reid, Anna Uzele, Aurelia William, Mia Williamson, and Daniel Yearwood.
Once On This Island is the winner of the 2018 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. The production opened December 3, 2017, at Circle in the Square Theatre, where it began previews November 9.
The stagingis directed by Michael Arden and choreographed by Camille A. Brown.
The musical is written by Lynn Ahrens (book and lyrics) and Stephen Flaherty (music), and based on the novel My Love, My Love by Rosa Guy. The Broadway revival features new orchestrations by original orchestrator Michael Starobin who is joined by AnnMarie Milazzo.
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