A captivating legend of romance between a peasant girl and a rich city boy who she saves from death. The calypso-flavoured re-telling of the The Little Mermaid
opens on a Caribbean island where villagers comfort a little girl with the story of the orphan Ti Moune, destined to love too much for the human heart to bear. Once On This Island
delivers melody, love and joy in tropical abundance. Based on the novel My Love, My Love
by Rosa Guy.Performers Sharon D Clarke, Johnny Amobi, Shyko Amos, Mensah Bediako, Lorna Brown, Melanie La Barrie, Robert Grose, Wayne Perrey, Jo Servi, Yaa, Sakia Hayman, Nicole Stoney.
Book by Lynn Ahren. Lyrics Lynn Ahren. Music Stephen Flaherty. Producer Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company. Producer Nottingham Playhouse. Producer Hackney Empire). Director Susie McKenna. Design Lotte Collett. Sound Paul Gavin. Lighting Philip Gladwell. Choreographer Deidre Lovell.