Enjoy a Romantic Play with Calypso Influences During a Performance of Once On This Island
Join the Winspear Opera House on December 21st to celebrate storytelling with a Calypso-flavored tale of one small girl who finds love in a world of prejudice. Check out Once On This Island this Saturday!
Winner of the 2018 Tony Award for Best Revival Of A Musical, Once On This Island is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world. Ti Moune 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.
The groundbreaking vision of two-time Tony Award-nominated director Michael Arden and acclaimed choreographer Camille A. Brown conjures up “a place where magic is possible, and beauty is apparent for all to see!” (The Huffington Post). With a score that bursts with life from Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (the Tony Award-winning songwriters of Anastasia and Ragtime), Once On This Island is a timeless testament to theater’s unlimited possibilities.
“What a delight it is to enter the world of Once On This Island!” – The New York Times
Once On This Island is recommended for ages 12 and older. Tickets start at $30 and are available at www.attpac.org, charge by phone at (214) 880-0202, and at the Winspear Opera House. All patrons must have a ticket regardless of age.
At The Mitchell Lofts, the premier apartments in Dallas, Texas, it is important to us that our residents have a well-balanced social life while residing in our community. You can take a break from your normal day-to-day when you attend this event!
Saturday, December 21, 2019—2:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
Winspear Opera House
2403 Flora Street
Dallas, Texas 75201