‘Once on this Island’ Revival Cast Album has Dropped on Spotify and Apple Music!


Lea Salonga
Lea Salonga on Once on this Island; photo by Joan Marcus

Dance to the music of the gods!

Fans of Once on this Island have been waiting for the cast album to be available digitally ever since cast photos from the recording circulated last December.

The album was first released on iTunes last February and is now finally available on Spotify and Apple Music.

https://itunes.apple.com/ph/album/once-on-this-island-new-broadway-cast-recording/1349372485

Principal cast members include Tony Award-winner Lea Salonga as Erzulie, Hailey Kilgore as Ti Moune, Alex Newell as Asaka, Merle Dandridge as Papa Ge, Quentin Earl Darrington as Agwe, and Isaac Powell as Daniel Beauxhomme.

The musical has been nominated for 8 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for Hailey Kilgore, Best Direction of a Musical for Michael Arden.

Once on This Island tells the story of the peasant girl Ti Moune and the challenges she overcomes to prove that love is stronger than death. The musical revival officially opened on Broadway last December 3, 2017. The original musical opened on Broadway in 1990, with book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and music by Stephen Flaherty.

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