Throwback Thursday: See the Once on This Island Original Production

Photo Features   Throwback Thursday: See the Once on This Island Original Production
 
A Broadway revival of the show will begin performances November 9.
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Kecia Lewis-Evans and cast Martha Swope

Once on This Island, which features a score by Anastasia and Ragtime duo Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, premiered at Playwrights Horizons in 1990 before transferring to Broadway later that year. The story, set in the Caribbean, follows a peasant girl and her star-crossed romance with a young man from the wealthy side of her island, which is ruled by four island gods.

Flip through photos of the original production below:

Dates are now set for the previously announced Broadway revival. The Michael Arden-helmed production will begin performances November 9 prior to a December 3 official opening at a theatre to be announced.

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