Onceonthisisland 031511
3.8 / 5 Rated by 8 members
Review from Laurie
Red Velvet 115 events 37 reviews

Pleasurable way to spend a few hours. Some voices better than others but a heartfelt production.

reviewed Mar 30 2011 report as inappropriate
Goldstar Member
Review from Goldstar Member
Red Velvet 6 events 6 reviews

Well done show in the newly-renovated theater. Definitely not Disney's Little Mermaid although it was billed that way - not so much for kids. Sometimes a bit hard to hear individual singers over the band and/or chorus.

reviewed Mar 27 2011 report as inappropriate
Fran Severance
Review from Fran Severance
80 events 65 reviews

Very entertaining, the dance numbers were terrific, and the actor who represented the god of Death was richly terrifying! I found myself glued to his performance even when he had no lines. Had the sound been better (it sounded "mushy" and thus...continued

reviewed Apr 08 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from fjm
186 events 35 reviews

read the story first it is confusing The singers are hard to understand

reviewed Apr 16 2011 report as inappropriate
Erica Lobb
Review from Erica Lobb
38 events 30 reviews

First of all, go enjoy "Once on this Island" - not expecting to see a remake of "The Little Mermaid." It has its own story, music, and characters. Some voices stood out - TiMoune's mother especially for us - and the music and dancing really...continued

reviewed Mar 30 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from s
19 events 3 reviews

I went to the preview. A lot of people complained about the music being too loud or the singing being too quiet. I thought it was fine level-wise, but not so great song-writing wise. I hadn't seen a production of this musical before, so I can't...continued

reviewed Mar 21 2011 report as inappropriate
Goldstar Member
Review from Goldstar Member
3 events 2 reviews

although it was different from what imagined, i liked this play very much . the acting was good , and you can telll they put their emotions into it.
it isnt the disney version of the little mermaid though, so more of an adult audience.

reviewed Mar 23 2011 report as inappropriate
Frank T
Review from Frank T
4 events 1 review

This was a fun, lively, thoroughly professional show full of good actors, singers and dancers. The theater is small, so there are no bad seats in our opinion. It's a great value. Welcome back to the Willows!

reviewed Mar 23 2011 report as inappropriate