ONCE, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical based on the 2007 Academy Award‐winning film currently plays on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, NY. The production opened to rave reviews on Sunday, March 18, 2012. The Original Broadway Cast Recording of ONCE is available now from Sony Masterworks Broadway.
ONCE won eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Actor in a Musical (Steve Kazee), Best Book of a Musical (Enda Walsh), Best Orchestrations (Martin Lowe), Best Direction of a Musical (John Tiffany), Best Lighting Design (Natasha Katz), Best Scenic Design (Bob Crowley) and Best Sound Design (Clive Goodwin). The production was also named Best Musical by the New York Drama Critics Circle, Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critic Circle and Lucille Lortel Awards.
ONCE will begin a US national tour launched by The Road Company in the summer of 2013.
The cast of ONCE features Steve Kazee as 'Guy' and Cristin Milioti as 'Girl.' Also in the company are David Abeles, Will Connolly, Elizabeth A. Davis, David Patrick Kelly, Anne L. Nathan, Lucas Papaelias, Ripley Sobo, Andy Taylor, Mckayla Twiggs, Erikka Walsh, Paul Whitty, and J. Michael Zygo.
ONCE is the celebrated new musical based on the Academy Award‐winning film. It tells the story of an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant drawn together by their shared love of music. Over the course of one fateful week, their unexpected friendship and collaboration evolves into a powerful but complicated romance, heightened by the raw emotion of the songs they create together. Brought to the stage by an award‐winning team of visionary artists and featuring an ensemble cast of gifted actor/musicians, ONCE is a musical celebration of life and love.
Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová starred in and wrote the music and lyrics for the 2007 Academy Award‐winning film, ONCE. They won a 2007 Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Falling Slowly,” the Los Angeles Film Critics Award for Best Music, and the soundtrack was nominated for two Grammy Awards.
ONCE is produced by Barbara Broccoli, John N. Hart Jr., Patrick Milling Smith, Frederick Zollo, Brian Carmody, Michael G. Wilson, Orin Wolf, The Shubert Organization and Executive Producer Robert Cole, in association with New York Theatre Workshop.
Masterworks Broadway is a label of Sony Masterworks. For email updates and information on Masterworks Broadway please visit www.masterworksbroadway.com. For more information on the musical, please visit www.oncemusicial.com.