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Once on This Island - Vocal Selections

Once on This Island - Vocal Selections

Alfred Publishing, Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty

Book by Lynn Ahrens 
Music by Stephen Flaherty 
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens 
Based on My Love, My Love by Rosa Guy

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AGWE The God of Water. He is strong, clever, and compassionate. Enjoys playing with the rain and ocean. Male, Any Age Range: B2 - E4

ASAKA The Mother of Earth. She is very caring and nurturing. Her motherly disposition make her well-suited to provide inhabitants with anything they need. Female, 40-60 yrs old Range: A3 - E5

DANIEL A youthful man from the wealthy part of the island. He is pale skinned and inherently bound to fulfill the expectations of his higher social class. Struggles with his feelings for Ti Moune. Male, 18-25 yrs old Range: C#3 - F#4


ERZULIE The Goddess of Love, beautiful and elegant with a strong belief in the power of love. She has a sympathetic heart. Female, Any Age Range: A3 - C#5

MAMA EURALIE Ti Moune's adoptive mother. She is fearful of social status and greatly protective of her family. Female, 45-55 yrs old Range: Gb3 - B4

PAPA GE The Demon of Death. He is proud and sly. His menacing ways are often a cause of distress, as he is in control of life and death. Male, Any Age Range: C3 - G4

TI MOUNE Our story's protagonist. A peasant girl who has been adopted, she is a dark skinned island girl with much curiosity and energy. Earnest and romantic about all creatures. Falls tragically in love with Daniel. Female, 15-20 yrs old Range: G3 - E5

TONTON JULIAN Ti Moune's adoptive father. Filled with courage that is fueled by the love for his wife and daughter. Male, 45-55 yrs old Range: A2 - E4

(Vocal Selections). With full-color photos from the production. Includes: We Dance * Waiting for Life * Rain * Forever Yours * Ti Moune * Mama Will Provide * Some Girls.
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