Once was a 2006 Irish film, written and directed by John Carney. The movie starred musicians Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová, who also composed and performed all of the songs. The film was successful at the box office and earned several awards, including the Academy Award for Best Original Song ("Falling Slowly") and the Independent Spirit Award for best foreign film.
Because of its commercial and critical success, the screenplay was adapted into a stage musical. The production premiered at the New York Theatre Workshop on December 6, 2011, and on the same night producers announced a planned move to Broadway. Previews began at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on February 28, 2012, with an official opening March 18, 2012. The show has taken Broadway by storm, garnering eleven Tony Award nominations and winning eight. Fans of the movie won't want to miss a chance to get Once tickets for this new musical.
Once is a complex love story about two musicians living in Dublin. Guy is making a living playing on the street, where he meets Girl, who asks him about his music and whether he will help fix her vacuum cleaner. Over the course of a few weeks, the two grow closer, composing and performing songs together, with the ultimate goal of making a demo that will help Guy make it in the music business. As secrets are revealed, their relationship is put in jeopardy. Will they stay together or live apart? Find out with Once tickets.