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OOTI poster_web20th Anniversary Season: Once On This Island Jr.

October 19-20, 7:30 p.m. & October 21, 3 p.m. 
Cary Arts Center

Book and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens 
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Based Upon the Novel “My Love, My Love” by Rosa Guy
Originally Directed and Choreographed on Broadway by Graciela Daniele
Playwrights Horizons, Inc. Produced “Once On This Island” Off-Broadway in 1990
Originally Produced on Broadway by The Shubert Organization, Capital Cities/ABC, Inc.
Suntory International Corporation and James Walsh, In Association With Playwrights Horizons

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND JR is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

Adapted from the celebrated Broadway musical, this rousing Calypso-flavored tale follows one small girl who finds love in a world of prejudice. Production Guide

Cast List
Design Team List

First produced by Applause! November 17-19, 2006 at Cary Academy; directed by Virginia O'Brien. 

See below for special OOTI ticket deals!

Town of Cary Box Office

Located in the lobby of The Cary Theater.
Regular hours: T-F 11 a.m.-6 p.m. & SA 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Satellite hours at Cary Arts Center: Mondays, 4-8 p.m. and 1 hour prior to showtime for CAC ticketed events 

  • No fees apply.
  • Phone orders not accepted; for event questions call (919) 462-2055.


Phone Center hours: M-F 9 a.m.-8 p.m., SA 10 a.m.-8 p.m. & SU 12-8 p.m.; (800) 514-3849.

  • $2 convenience fee is added to the price of each ticket.

All tickets are non-refundable; exchanges may be allowed but must be approved. Request an exchange

Additional Details

Applause! productions are reserved seating. View the seating chart.

Advance price: Adults $10 ♦ Students/Seniors $8 ♦ Children (age 5 & under) $5
Door price: $10; subject to availability.
Group ticket orders: 15+ tickets. Call (919) 462-2055 for details.

OOTI Ticket Specials:
1. Purchase a ticket and get a ticket free in October, in celebration of Arts & Humanities month. 
2. Free tickets available for Applause! alumni: Get the alumni password

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