Once
Tuesday, July 07, 2015 - Sunday, August 16, 2015

Theatrically breathtaking, the eight-time 2012 Tony Award–winning musical tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who's about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs.

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Tickets went on sale Wednesday, April 01, 2015 to the public.
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About

"FOUR STARS! Exquisitely crafted, gorgeously resonant, and wholly not-to-be-missed"
--The Chicago Tribune
 
"ORIGINAL AND EMOTIONALLY EXHILARATING!
The sort of revivifying breeze nowhere more necessary than on Broadway"
--The Washington Post
 
Once
 
WINNER! 8 Tony Awards (2012)
including Best Book and Best Musical
 
WINNER! Grammy Award (2013)
for Best Musical Theater Album
 
Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Once is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, Once tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who's about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights--but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your everyday romance.
 
Emotionally captivating and theatrically breathtaking, Once draws you in from the very first note and never lets go. It's an unforgettable story about going for your dreams, not living in fear, and the power of music to connect us all.

Parental advisory due to adult language.

Latecomers will be seated following a 23-minute hold at the beginning of Act 1.

Performance Timing: Act One - 65 min.; Intermission - 18 min.; Act Two - 51 min.

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