A Source of Joy Theatricals Announces the Limited Engagement of Broadway in the Hood's Production of "Once on this Island"

A Source of Joy Theatricals, the producers of Broadway In The Hood, are proud to announce the limited engagement of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND December 12-14, 2014 as a special presentation to help collect shoes for underprivileged children in Nevada.

Join us in celebration of the 20th Annual Shoes for Children Shoe Drive and Benefit Performance as Broadway in the Hood/ A Source of Joy Theatricals, Inc. and Shoes for Children’s cofounder “Sweet Lou Collins” present the magical musical "ONCE ON THIS ISLAND". Celebrate the art of storytelling with this rousing Calypso-flavored musical that garnered eight Tony nominations including Best Musical for its Broadway run. This beautiful song and dance masterpiece tells the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who rescues and falls in love with Daniel, a wealthy boy from the other side of her island. When Daniel is returned to his people, the gods who rule the island lead Ti Moune on a quest that tests the strength of her love against the powerful forces of prejudice, hatred and even death. From the Tony Award-winning songwriting team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (SEUSSICAL, RAGTIME) comes the Olivier Award-winning ONCE ON THIS ISLAND a Caribbean adaptation of the popular fairy tale The Little Mermaid that will have you singing and dancing in the isles!

The Las Vegas production of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND will feature Costume Design by Preston Coghill and an ensemble of some of the most talented performers in the Las Vegas valley, the members of 2014 Emmy Award nominated organization Broadway In The Hood under the direction and choreography of Torrey Russell.

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND will play the West Las Vegas Library Theater December 12 - 14, 2014:

Friday at 7:00pm, Saturday and Sunday  at 2:00PM & 6:00PM

Admission is free, but tickets are required and may be picked up in advance 2 hours prior to each performance event on a first-come, first serve basis at the theatre box office. 

There is a 2-ticket limit per person.

Shoe Drive Shoe Donations will be accepted at these benefit performance event (new pairs of children's athletic shoes sized to fit preschoolers to high school youth).  Shoe Drive Shoe Donations will also be accepted from November 18th - December 23rd, at all Las Vegas-Clark County Library District branches.

Although the production is free and open to the public, the organization is 100% funded off of donations, sponsorship, and help from community organizations and business. If you are interested in becoming a local supporter or sponsor of Broadway In The Hood or for more information about ONCE ON THIS ISLAND please call us at 702-782-8777 or email us at broadwayinthehood@yahoo.com. 

Torrey A. Russell


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