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09/11/2017 Revival of "Once on This Island" begins previews on Broadway

Once on This Island is a one-act musical with a book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty. Based on the 1985 novel My Love, My Love; or, The Peasant Girl by Rosa Guy, it is set in the French Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean Sea. The musical opened on Broadway after being in previews at the Circle in the Square Theatre.


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