The Academy Center of the Arts and Innovative Wireless Technologies present the 2018 Encore Youth Theatre production of Once on This Island this July!
About Once on this Island:
Ti Moune, a peasant girl, rescues a wealthy boy from the other side of the island, Daniel, with whom she falls in love. Unbeknownst to Ti Moune, the pompous gods who preside over the island make a bet with one another over which is stronger, love or death, the stakes being Ti Moune’s life. When she pursues Daniel, who has returned to his people, Ti Moune is shunned because of her lowly status. Her determination and capacity to love, though, is not enough to win Daniel’s heart, and Ti Moune pays the ultimate price; but the gods turn Ti Moune into a tree that grows so strong and so tall, it breaks the wall that separates the societies and ultimately unites them.
Youth General Seating: $9
Adult General Seating: $17
All Ages Sand Seats*: $20
*Sand Seats are located in the center of the seating area, around the border of the stage. Please note that audience members seated in this area will be seated in chairs in the sand.
Dates and times:
Friday, July 6 at 7:00pm
Saturday, July 7 at 2:00 and 7:00pm
Sunday, July 8 at 2:00pm
The runtime on this show is 1h30m. Please note: this production utilizes a pre-show that will take place 30 minutes prior to showtime.
For more information or to purchase tickets, please call (434) 846-8499 or visit the ticket link above.
Parking is available on-site and throughout downtown Lynchburg. The parking map above shows all of the free public and paid parking available. In addition, street parking is also available on most streets.
Please note: If attending an event or performance after 5pm or on weekends, Lot 2 (Pacific Life Lot) and Lot 12 (Regional Business Alliance) are free and open to for public use. We suggest utilizing these lots, which are closest to the Academy Center of the Arts and within walking distance.
Once on This Island
Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.