"Once on This Island" is a highly original, Caribbean adaptation of the popular fairy tale “The Little Mermaid.”

A joint production by the Park Rapids and Menahga high schools will be held Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 28-30 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 30 at 3 p.m. at the PRAHS auditorium.

“This fast-paced and colorful musical will have you singing along and dancing in your seat,” said drama director Abby Jasmer

"Once on This Island" is the tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love. Guided by the mighty island gods, Ti Moune sets out on a remarkable journey to reunite with the man who has captured her heart.

Musical director is April Hodge, with technical director Victoria Harju and choreographer Kelsie Undem.