‘Once on This Island’ announces cast of national tour

Philip Boykin as 'Tonton Julian'

Philip Boykin as 'Tonton Julian'

The cast for the National Tour of Once on This Island has been announced! The musical will officially kick off the national tour right here in Nashville October 15-20 and it includes many members of the Broadway cast.

Leading the touring company are Broadway cast members Courtnee Carter as Ti Moune, American Idol alum Tamyra Gray as Papa Ge, Cassondra James as Erzulie, Tony nominee Phillip Boykin as Tonton Julian, and Tyler Hardwick as Daniel Beauxhomme.

Also joining the cast are Jahmaul Bakare as Agwe, Kyle Ramar Freeman as Asaka, Briana Brooks as Andrea, George L. Brown as Armand, and Danielle Lee Greaves as Mama Euralie. Mckynleigh Alden Abraham, Michael Ivan Carrier, Jay Donnell, Phyre Hawkins, Savannah Jackson-Page, Alex Joseph Grayson, Tatiana Lofton, and Robert Zelaya are also in the cast. Additional members will be announced at a later date.

Director Michael Arden and Choreographer Camille A. Brown will bring their work on the Broadway stage around the country, including seating in the round, sand, water, and even livestock.

TPAC is thrilled to be the official opening city on their 2019-20 national tour. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 16 and are available at TPAC.org 

National Tour cast of Once on This Island