'Once on This Island' Review: Myth Without Power

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'Once on This Island' Review: Myth Without Power

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‘Why do we tell the story?” That question is asked by the concluding song of the one-act musical “Once on This Island,” which is now receiving its first Broadway revival since 1990, when it had its premiere to much acclaim in a production that later garnered eight Tony nominations. With a book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty (who later joined forces on “Ragtime” and “Anastasia”), this 90-minute show begins as if recounted by storytellers offering a mythic tale about doomed love in the French…

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