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Once On This Island

Presented by Spinning Tree Theatre at Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center, Overland Park KS

Jun 23 - 25 2023
Once On This Island

Once on this Island | Book & Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens | Music by Stephen Flaherty

The Little Gem of a Broadway Musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty Friday June 23 at 7:00pm Saturday June 24 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm Sunday June 25 at 2:00pm | Special Fundraiser Performance Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center

Based on Rosa Guy’s “My Love, My Love, or the Peasant Girl,” which was inspired by “The Little Mermaid,” Once on this Island is from the Tony Award-winning songwriting team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Seussical, Ragtime, Anastasia).

Ti Moune, a peasant girl, rescues a wealthy boy from the other side of the island, Daniel, with whom she falls in love. 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 ... view more »


Recommended to register for tickets in advance as performances may be sold-out.

Tickets available at the door, subject to availability.

General admission seating begins approx. 20 minutes before performance begins.

Contact: (816) 569-5277

Email: info@spinningtreetheatre.com

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Tickets are by Donation.

The Sunday June 25 2:00pm performance is a special fundraiser, and ticket includes admittance to the farewell performance *and* to our end of season reception at 12:30pm. We will announce Spinning Tree Theatre’s 2023-24 season and provide delicious bites and beverage.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center

8788 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66212

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