"Once is a true gem. The fact that all the actors sang, danced and played the instruments was not only impressive but moving to point of tears, and that music...what a score. I bought the [recording] on iTunes that night and still have it on my favorites...love to sing to it. Steve Kazee, what a voice!!!"
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.