BREAKING NEWS: As previously announced, Once on This Island Broadway is set to return to the Great White Way this fall. It was announced today that the new production of Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty’s legendary musical will play Circle in the Square Theatre (recent home of In Transit Broadway). Preview performances will begin November 9th, 2017 and will officially open on December 3rd, 2017.
The revival will feature an exciting creative team. It will be directed by Tony nominee Michael Arden (fresh off the acclaimed Deaf West Theatre revival of Spring Awakening Broadway), choreography by Camille A. Brown, new orchestrations by original orchestrator Michael Starobin (Instrumental) and AnnMarie Milazzo (Vocals), scenic design by Dane Laffrey, Costume design by Tony winner Clint Ramos, Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer, and Tony winning actress Nikki James (The Book of Mormon on Broadway and Les Mis?rables US) will serve as assistant director (marking it as James’ Broadway co-directorial debut).
Currently, a nationwide casting call tour is happening for the lead role of “Ti Moune” (originated by La Chanze which she earned her first Tony nomination for it).
Who is excited to be REWAITING FOR LIFE to begin?!!
Producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold announced today that the first ever Broadway revival of Once on This Island, the Olivier Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated Best Musical, will play the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC) this fall.
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