A Darlinghurst Theatre Production
Book by Edna Walsh | Music & Lyrics by Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova
Produced by Darlinghurst Theatre Company
Based on the Motion Picture Written and Directed by John Carney
Directed by Richard Carroll
By arrangement with with Music Theatre International (Australasia
Once is a tender love story of a struggling Irish musician on the verge of giving up and a piano-playing Czech immigrant who reminds him how to dream.
Featuring an outstanding ensemble of performers playing instrumentals live on stage. Once is a modern-day musical that reminds us of the power of music to connect us all.
With songs from the critically-acclaimed film, including the Oscar-winning song Falling Slowly, this spell-binding score will have you holding your breath from beginning to end.
8 TONY AWARDS
Including Best Musical
Best Musical Theatre Album
For Best Original Song
Director Richard Carroll
Musical Director Victoria Falconer
Movement Director Amy Campbell
Production Designer Hugh O’Connor
Lighting Designer Peter Rubie
“When the violins begin to play – and the accordion and the mandolin and the guitars and the cello – the instruments swell into a collection of distinctive voices melded into a single, universal feeling… Once massages that feeling until it hurts quite exquisitely.”
– The New York Times
“Original and unforgettable, Once draws you in from the very first note, grabs you by the heart strings and never lets go”.
– New York Daily News
2 hours 25 minutes (including interval)
Recommended for ages 12+
Senior/Concession/Groups 4+ $65
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The good times start long before the curtain is raised. You can eat, drink and make it a proper might our with live music in the courtyard before every show and the NORPA Bar and Diner open for dinner and drinks from 6pm.
Specialising in local, fresh produce, Secret Chef create completely new menus for each season show taking influences from modern Australian, Asian, Mediterranean, European, USW and South American cuisine.
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