Charming Musical Once On This Island from FCLO
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The last date listed for Once on This Island was Saturday July 30, 2005 / 2:00pm.
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Shakespeare's Best Characters and Poetry Remixed With Puppets, Live Music and Masks for HYPERBOLE: bard
- Full Price:
- $8.00 - $15.00
- Our Price:
- $4.00 - $7.50
It's safe to say you've never seen Shakespeare like this. A collection of characters from Romeo & Juliet, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, King Lear and many more remixed, twisted and re-imagined into a hyper-fun one-hour performance. HYPERBOLE: bard includes intricate masks, original puppets and live music for a show that you have to see to believe. The family-friendly production gets down to the joys and sorrows of the Bard's plays and sonnets so that everyone from kids to die-hard Shakespeare fans can appreciate the greatest playwright of all time. Learn More
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“A jubilant musical fantasy that will have the audience ready to dance down the street.” —New York Times
“This ‘Island’ imparts the invigorating essentials of its palpable human heart.” —LA Times
Once On This Island
, a musical twist on the tale of The Little Mermaid, tells the story of Ti Moune, a poor peasant girl who falls in love with an upper class boy whose life she saves after a car crash. Central to the story are four Gods that the peasants believe rule their lives and they cause the paths of the young lovers to intersect, sending Ti Moune on a fateful journey that tests the strength of her love.
Set in the French Antilles, the script and the calypso beat of the music reveals its Caribbean roots. Accompanied by a live orchestra, this tropical tale of romance, loss and redemption is sure to delight audiences.