Hailey Kilgore stars as Ti Moune in Michael Arden's Broadway revival of Once on This Island.
Hailey Kilgore stars as Ti Moune in Michael Arden's Broadway revival of Once on This Island.
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The Broadway revival of Once on This Island begins preview performances this Thursday, November 9 in advance of a December 3 opening at the Circle in the Square Theatre.

Beginning with the first preview on November 9, a limited number of $39.50 same-day tickets will be made available before each performance. Pre-show lottery winners will be selected 90 minutes before each performance. Entries will be accepted beginning two hours before curtain. Lottery tickets are limited to one entry per person and two tickets per winner. Lottery winners must be present at the time of drawing with valid identification to purchase tickets (cash or credit card).

Directed by Michael Arden and choreographed by Camille A. Brown, Once on This Island features a book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty. The musical is based on the novel My Love, My Love by Rosa Guy, and the revival production will feature new orchestrations by original orchestrator Michael Starobin, joined by AnnMarie Milazzo.

Hailey Kilgore leads the company in her Broadway debut as Ti Moune. She is joined by Phillip Boykin (Tonton Julian), Merle Dandridge (Papa Ge), Quentin Earl Darrington (Agwe), Emerson Davis (Little Girl), Alysha Deslorieux (Andrea), David Jennings (Armand), Kenita R. Miller (Mama Euralie), Alex Newell (Asaka), Isaac Powell (Daniel), and Lea Salonga (Erzulie). The Storytellers for this production include Darlesia Cearcy, Rodrick Covington, Cassondra James, David Jennings, Grasan Kingsberry, Tyler Hardwick, Loren Lott, T. Oliver Reid, Aurelia Williams, and Mia Williamson (Little Girl).

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