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Students take trip to exotic French island

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Topsail High School is performing 'Once on This Island Jr.' in May. Topsail High School is performing 'Once on This Island Jr.' in May.

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WECT) - Topsail High School is getting some Caribbean flair with its new musical.

More than 65 students are performing Once on This Island Jr. by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. 

The original adaptation of the popular fairy tale The Little Mermaid garnered eight Tony nominations.

The musical is set on an island in the French Antilles where social prejudice divides the people. It tells a romantic tale of a peasant girl who saves a rich boy from death.

Once on This Island Jr.

  • May 2-4
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Kenneth I. Lanier, Jr. Performing Arts Center
  • Topsail High School

For tickets, call Alecia Melton at (910) 270-2755 or purchase them at the door.

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