Chenery Middle School Theatre Arts is presenting the musical "Once on This Island," today, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. in the school's auditorium.
This highly original and theatrical Caribbean adaptation of the popular fairy tale The Little Mermaid garnered eight Tony nominations for its Broadway run, including Best Musical, Book and Score.
In almost non-stop song and dance, the show 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 to test the strength of her love against the powerful forces of prejudice, hatred and death.
Directed and Produced by Chris Brindley
Music Direction by: Megan Harlow
Choreography by: Karen L. Hernandez
Tickets are $10 online and $12 at the door. Tickets are available online at: www.ticketstage.com.