BREAKING NEWS: The current acclaimed revival of Once On This Island Broadway have already announced it’s first replacements.

Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis (known as Broadway’s first African American The Phantom of the Opera and last seen in the intimate Off Broadway revival of Sweeney Todd NYC) will be filling in for Quentin Earl Darrington in the role of “Agwa, the God of Water”


American Idol favorite Tamyra Gray (Broadway’s Bombay Dreams, Rent, and last seen on the National Tour of If/Then Musical) will be filling in for Merle Dandridge Johnston in the role of “Papa Ge, The God of Death”.

Lewis and Gray will both begin performances together on January 8th, 2018 at Circle in the Square Theatre . Dandridge and Darrington will be taking a contractual leave of absence from the show and will return at a later date. No word has been confirmed on how long Lewis and Gray will be staying or when Dandridge and Darrington will return.

Who is excited about Norm and Tamyra coming to the Island?

Norm Lewis and Tamyra Gray to Join the Cast of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND

The producers of Broadway’s newest hit, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, announced today that Broadway veterans Norm Lewis and Tamyra Gray will step into the roles of Agwe and Papa Ge, respectively, on January 8. Merle Dandridge exits for a contractual leave to shoot her television series Greenleaf. Quentin Ear…

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