From Spider-Man to Leap of Faith, A Look at the 2011-12 Broadway Season: The Musicals

By Playbill Staff
09 Mar 2012

Show: Once
Theatre: Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
Preview: Feb. 28, 2012
Opening: March 18, 2012
Closing: Open-ended
Creators: Music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová. Book by Enda Walsh. Direction by John Tiffany.
Original Principal Cast: Steve Kazee as Guy, Cristin Milioti as Girl, David Abeles as Eamon, Will Connolly as Andrej.
Synopsis: Once, according to producers, "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: thrilling in its originality, daring in its honesty... and unforgettable in every way."

Check out pictures from Once press day.

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