Once On This Island Jr. (2016-2017)


Book and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Based Upon the Novel "My Love, My Love", by Rosa Guy




Performances


Four performances of Once On This Island Jr. were held on December 2-4, 2016 in the Hosch Theater on the Brenau University campus (429 Academy St. NE, Gainesville, GA).



Graphic Artwork: Dale Edmondson




2017 Junior Theater Festival - Excellence In Ensemble!


The Play On Players cast of Once On This Island Jr. won the "Excellence In Ensemble" award at the annual Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta, GA (January 13-15, 2017).


111 teams from multiple countries competed at the 2017 JTF (5,820 festival attendees)!


Congratulations to all of our award winners at JTF 2017!

Excellence In Ensemble: Play On Players

All Star Cast: Thomas McFerran, Brooke Blackwell

Choreography DVD final callbacks: Caroline Cannizzaro, Kabir Gandhi, Jordan Garrett, Josiah Jackson, Halli Rider

Broadway Jr Slam: Jordan Garrett, Julia Veiga


Watch the team's adjudication performance






Production Team and Crew


Director / Music Director:Haden Rider
Choreographer:Carly Ann Berg
Stage Manager:Jody Key
Set Design:Deangela Chastain
Costume Design:Kawanna Martin
Costumes of the Gods:Allen Story
Sound Design:Eric Sturges
Lighting Design:Jody Key
Assistant Stage Manager:Morgan Coolick
Student Choreographers:Cat Peets, Halli Rider
Sign Language:Heidi Rider
Sound Board:Eric Sturges, Nick Thompson
LED Lights:Carina Shanks
Spot Operator:Makenna Greene
Syke Light Operator:Katie Leveille
House Manager:Jeannie Key

Run Crew:

Cathy Lee, Jack Greene, Carson Greene, Dean McKenzie
Costume Crew:Kawanna Martin, Earline Sturges, Cat Peets, Julia Veiga, Sallie Jackson
Set Building Crew:Deangela Chastain, Pat Chastain, Nathan Chastain, Miriam Chastain, Zollie Chastain, Asa Chastain, Jubilee Chastain, Paul Goebel, Vince Tillirson, Kim Shanks











Cast of Once On This Island Jr.


TiMoune:Brooke Blackwell
Little TiMoune:Angelica Krubeck
Papa Ge:Thomas McFerran
Erzulie:Bailey MacPherson
Asaka:Zoey Hackemer
Agwe:Roman Banks, Liv Semel
Mama Euralie:Julia Veiga
Tonton:Jordan Garrett
Daniel:Nicholas Deaton
Andrea:Cooper Ellis
Gate Keeper:Kabir Gandhi
Daniel's Father:Josiah Jackson

Ensemble:

Meg Abrams, Claire Applegate, Miriam Chastain, Caroline Cannizzaro, Madison Crews, Kristen Dickey, Jared Guerrasio, Cadence Houtsma, Jonathan Ingram, Hope Fowler, Shari Garrett, Grant Key, Megan Knaack, Reece Lamb, Halle MacPherson, Jonathan Marciniak, Kelly Neighbour, Alex Pearce, Cat Peets, Tori Perez, Emma Pestorius, Cindy Qiu, Halli Rider, Morgan Sauer, Liv Semel, Manali Sunkara, Emma Tillirson, Ana Turpen, Catie Urquhart, Jackie Wagner

Petite Ensemble:

Ansley Allen, Asa Chastain, Jubilee Chastain, Brianna Conway, Matthew Conway, Roy Conway, Grace Dorminy, Jack Goebel, Maddie Greene, Avery Haddon, Griffin Holcomb, Njeri Jones, Fallon Keel, Reagan Lamb, Rylee Lamb, Seth Martin, Ashley Neff, Holden Shanks, Holly Tillirson, Jake Turki






Special Thanks


A Special Thanks To: The Acting Troupe of Lambert and Flowery Branch High School THANK YOU!!








Photo credits: Beth Luman www.lumanphotos.com

Once On This Island Jr. was presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials were also supplied by MTI. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019
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