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Once on this Island--The Musical

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today that single tickets for the Tony Award®-winning revival of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND – THE MUSICAL will go on sale Friday, September 27 at 10 a.m. The Dallas engagement of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND – THE MUSICAL will perform for one week from Tuesday, December 17 through Sunday, December 22, 2019 at the Winspear Opera House in the downtown Dallas Arts District. 

Center Members get access to the best available seats. Call Membership Services at 214-978-2888 or go to www.attpac.org/support to join.
Ticket prices for ONCE ON THIS ISLAND- THE MUSICAL range from $30 to $155 and can be purchased, beginning Friday, September 27 at 10 a.m., online at Error! Hyperlink reference not valid. For groups of 10 or more please call 214-978-2879 or visit www.groups@attpac.org. Cast members from the 2017 Broadway revival of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND will lead the touring company, including “American Idol” Alum Tamyra Gray as Papa Ge, Cassondra James as Erzulie, Tony Nominee Phillip Boykin as Tonton Julian, Courtnee Carter as Ti Moune and Tyler Hardwick as Daniel Beauxhomme. Completing the gods of the island are Jahmaul Bakare as Agwe and Kyle Ramar Freeman as Asaka. 

Casting also includes Briana Brooks as Andrea, George L. Brown as Armand and Danielle Lee Greaves as Mama Euralie, along with Mckynleigh Alden Abraham, Michael Ivan Carrier, Jay Donnell, Phyre Hawkins, Savannah Jackson-Page, Alex Joseph Grayson, Tatiana Lofton and Robert Zelaya. Additional casting to be announced at a later date. 

“This company of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is truly an embarrassment of riches for me as a director. I cannot wait for audiences across the country to witness this group of incredible actors transport them to our island,” says Tony Award Nominated director Michael Arden. 

Producers have also announced that seating for ONCE ON THIS ISLAND will be available on stage. Inspired by the revival’s immersive set design on Broadway, this touring production will feature a unique set, welcoming audiences to be a part of the storytelling and magic of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND with the opportunity to sit onstage. 

“At each performance, there will be onstage seating, creating a unique experience within the footprint of every theater we play,” says Arden. “Audiences will be invited to put their feet in the sand and surround our company, becoming part of the show. It’s our goal to give all audiences a unique perspective of the communal nature of what theater can be in hopes that ONCE ON THIS ISLAND’S story of love, hope and forgiveness might inspire young minds and hearts all across the United States to lead their lives with compassion and empathy.” 

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, and ready to risk it all for love. Guided by the mighty island gods, Ti Moune sets out on a remarkable journey to reunite with the man who has captured her heart.

About the AT&T Performing Arts Center

The AT&T Performing Arts Center is a nonprofit foundation that operates and programs a 10-acre campus comprised of three premier performance venues and a park in downtown Dallas. Opening in October 2009, the Center has helped complete the 30-year vision of the Dallas Arts District.
Audiences enjoy the best Broadway touring companies, provocative cultural icons in our hearhere speaker series, the world’s best traditional and contemporary dance companies co-presented in association with our partner, TITAS/Dance Unbound, and top concerts and performers through Center Presents.  Thousands of students explore and experience the arts through the Center’s education program, Open Stages.  Working with local service agencies, the Center provides free tickets to underserved individuals and families through Community Partners. These programs are made possible by the ongoing support of donors and members.

The Center’s five resident companies are among the city’s leading arts institutions: Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, The Dallas Opera, Dallas Theater Center and Texas Ballet Theater.

 

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