Follow the life of a young black ballet dancer with big dreams of living his passion and becoming a rap artist. Should he follow his heart even though he will disappoint those who love him the most?
ONCE UPON A RHYME is a tale about an eccentric high school ballet dancer named Prince Harper who uses his love of hip hop to gain acceptance from his black peers. In an attempt to gain a coveted record deal, Prince creates a gangster rapper alter-ego, loses himself, and quickly spirals out of control. Will his new alter ego lead to his demise? Or will Prince realize that his authentic self is enough? With jaw-dropping dance breaks and an infectious score that fuses hip-hop, soul, R&B, gospel and classic Broadway, this award winning musical, which explores identity, race, and culture, promises to leave audiences uplifted and inspired!