Once on This Island

Once on This Island is a captivating legend of romance between a peasant girl and a wealthy boy, brought together by fate and the gods.


Set on a tropical island in the French Antilles, the musical explores themes of class, love, and the power of storytelling.

Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl, falls in love with Daniel, a wealthy boy from the other side of the island, when she nurses him back to health after a car crash.

The 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.

About the show

Songs from Once on This Island

  1. We Dance
  2. One Small Girl
  3. Waiting for Life
  4. And the Gods Heard Her Prayer / Rain
  5. Pray
  6. Forever Yours
  7. The Sad Tale of the Beauxhommes
  8. Ti Moune
  9. Mama Will Provide
  10. Some Say
  11. The Human Heart
  12. Pray (Reprise)
  13. A Part of Us
  14. Why We Tell the Story