From the very first note, Once draws you in and never lets go. On the streets of Dublin, an Irish musician and a 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. 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.
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Once is a musical based on the film of the same name by John Carney. The book for the musical was written by Enda Walsh. The musical premiered at the New York Theatre Workshop in , before transferring to Broadway in
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This Tony Award-winner for Best Musical is based on the Irish musical film and features actors playing their own instruments onstage. Guy is a young Irish musician ready to give up his career because his songs, about his one-time girlfriend, are too heartbreaking to sing any more. When he encounters Girl, an inquisitive young Czech woman who believes he could win his ex back by playing his songs to her in New York City, he resumes writing and performing, now with Girl. Best Musical Theater Album. Davis Best Choreography. Broadway tickets, merchandise, music, videos, and all the news, reviews, and information you want about Broadway musicals, people, theatres, awards, and production rights at your home for all things Broadway. Looking for plays? Visit our sister site, Broadway Play Home. Toggle navigation Broadway Musical Home. Who starred in the original cast?
With no expectations except a single tremendous song, I was shocked at how much I enjoyed this I am so sad that this show closed in Broadway. It was wonderful! If you got there early, you I think maybe because you will not want to see this one again. Full disclosure - I am not a Broadway show expert. I have, however, seen mutliple shows over multiple years including the Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, Mrs.