Once on This Island

A musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty

With its poignant story and catchy Caribbean flavored score, Once On This Island is a feast for the heart, mind, and soul. This highly original and theatrical Caribbean adaptation of the popular fairy tale, The Little Mermaid, garnered eight Tony nominations for its Broadway run, including Best Musical, Book and Score.

Performance Dates

Thursday, May 18, 7:30 pm
Friday, May 19, 7:30 pm
Saturday, May 20, 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 21, 2:00 pm
Friday, May 26, 7:30 pm
Saturday, May 27, 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 28, 2:00 pm

The performances are color-coded:
White = lots of seats available
Yellow = a popular show
Red = few seats left
Black = Sold Out

Thanks to the Worcester Telegram for a praiseworthy review. (opens a new window)

See some souvenir pictures of the island. (opens a new window)

or call the Calliope Box Office at 508-869-6887 for availability.


Ti Moune -- Belle McNamara
Little Ti Moune -- Elizabeth Mahoney
Mama Euralie -- Kelley Manson
Tonton Julian -- Jim Catapano
Papa Ge -- Paul Spanagel
Daniel -- Dan Reidy
Andrea -- Elise Jolie
Erzulie -- Linnea Lyerly
Asaka -- Fatima Elmi
Agwe -- Anthony Masciangioli

Ensemble: John Bausch, Melissa Beausoleil, Doug Beller (Armand), Caitlin Chouinard (Peasant Girl), Norman Dubois, Lucas Guerra (Gatekeeper), Chris Harris, Larry Loring, Laurie Marcinkewicz (Mme. Armand), Rose Murphy, Meg Norton

Director: John Leslie
Stage Manager: Katie Restuccia-Hebert