Once on This Island the Musical Songs with Lyrics



Once on This Island is a one-act musical with a book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty. Based on the 1985 novel My Love, My Love; or, The Peasant Girl by Rosa Guy, it is set in the French Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean Sea. The show includes elements of the Romeo and Juliet story and elements of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Little Mermaid. It concerns a peasant girl on a tropical island, who uses the power of love to bring together people of different social classes.

Broadway production (1990)
Once on This Island: the Musical Lyrics

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1 We Dance Lyrics
2 One Small Girl Lyrics
3 Waiting for Life Lyrics
4 And the Gods Heard Her Prayer Lyrics
5 Rain Lyrics
6 Pray Lyrics
7 Forever Yours Lyrics
8 The Sad Tale of the Beauxhommes Lyrics
9 Ti Moune Lyrics
10 Mama Will Provide Lyrics
11 Some Say Lyrics
12 The Human Heart Lyrics
13 Pray (Reprise)
14 Some Girls Lyrics
15 The Ball Lyrics
16 When We Are Wed Lyrics
17 Forever Yours (Reprise)
18 A Part of Us Lyrics
19 Why We Tell the Story Lyrics