Once on This Island JR.

Once on This Island JR.
Adapted from the celebrated Broadway musical, this rousing Calypso-flavored tale follows one small girl who finds love in a world of prejudice.

With its poignant story and catchy Caribbean-flavored score, Once on This Island JR. is a highly original theatrical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s popular fairy tale, The Little Mermaid, and the Tony-nominated Broadway musical by the legendary writing team, Ahrens and Flaherty.

Through almost non-stop song and dance, this full-hearted musical tells the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who rescues and falls in love with Daniel, a wealthy boy from the other side of her island. When Daniel is returned to his people, the fantastical gods who rule the island guide Ti Moune on a quest that will test the strength of her love against the powerful forces of prejudice, hatred and even death.

Equally effective regardless of your cast size, Once on This Island JR. features minimal, though colorful, sets and costumes that will capture your audiences’ imaginations. Creative movement is also part of the show's style, calling upon performers to portray trees, wild animals and even a fierce rainstorm.

This show is part of the Broadway Junior Collection:

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March 14, 2016
I am a grand homme and was wondering if grand hommes are also gossipers.
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Are the gossipers different the the grand hommes?
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January 03, 2016
Clarification for my last question: Does Once on this Island or Once on this Island Jr have an ISBN?
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Is this a published play?
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December 18, 2015
Does this play have an ISBN number? The policy at our playhouse require them and I do not want to order if there is not an ISBN.
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Is this a published play?
July 21, 2011
Currently doing a production of OOTI jr. It seems to me that the emotional weight of the song A Part of Us has been substantially lessened by the cuts from the original score, and it makes the staging less able to show it as well (The passing of Timoune amongst the gods in the original is kind of glossed over) Any suggestions as to how effectively stage the song and maintain the emotional as the jr show is written? ( The original song brings a lump to my throught every time I hear it!)
December 30, 2009
I have decided to do Once on This island Juniorbut have never seen it. I would love to watch it on DVD if anyone has one that they would share with me. I would absolutely pay for shipping!
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DVD of Once On this Island Junior