On the streets of Dublin, an Irish musician about to give up on his dreams and a beautiful young Czech immigrant are drawn together by their shared love of music. Over the course of one fateful week, an unexpected friendship and collaboration quickly evolves into a powerful but complicated love story, underscored by emotionally charged music.
Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, Once is a truly original theatrical experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, Once is an unforgettable story about going for your dreams and the power of music to connect us all.
Featuring all of the magical songs from the critically acclaimed film, including the Oscar-winning “Falling Slowly,” this achingly beautiful, joyously uplifting show strikes an unforgettable chord in audiences and speaks to the power of music to connect us all. A show like that only comes around Once.
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Once is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com
Originally produced on Broadway by Barbara Broccoli, John N. Hart Jr., Patrick Milling Smith, Frederick Zollo, Brian Carmody, Michael G. Wilson, Orin Wolf, The Shubert Organization. Robert Cole, Executive Producer. In association with New York Theatre Workshop.
Once was originally produced Off-Broadway at the New York Theatre Workshop in December 2011, Jim Nicola, Artistic Director. William Russo, Managing Director.
Once was originally developed at the American Repertory Theater, Cambridge, MA in April 2011. Diane Paulus, Artistic Director. Diane Borger, Producer.
Director: Ben Hope*
Musical Director: Eric Anthony*
Stage Manager: James Joseph Clark*
Assistant Stage Manager: Rahxas Colite*
Scenic Designer: Glenn Bassett
Lighting Designer: Marcus Abbott
Sound Designer: Tate R. Burmeister
Costume Designer: Cully Long
* member of Actors Equity
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