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Once - A New Musical - CLOSED

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very sad to see this show close. We went to the last show on Sunday afternoon. If you can, catch... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2015
Carl G
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Boston, Massachusetts
Brought me to tears, several times

Life changing musical performances. Definitely more meaningful if you have seen the movie. Can't... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2015
Alice D
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Newport, Rhode Island
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Once is the celebrated new musical based on the Academy Award-winning film. It 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...more
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242 W 45th St, Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, New York City, NY 10036-3901
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Reviewed 6 January 2015

very sad to see this show close. We went to the last show on Sunday afternoon. If you can, catch the Tour in your local city. So much talent on the stage. No orchestra - all the actors are musicians and play on stage.

2  Thank Carl G
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Life changing musical performances. Definitely more meaningful if you have seen the movie. Can't say enough about the talent in this production!

2  Thank Alice D
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Once is an experience that is truly unique. The man who wrote the book of the musical, Enda Walsh, is a true genius; and the lyrics and music carry one to a place that is magical and cathartic. This piece is one I can recommend...More

5  Thank jel1955
Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed the show! Great music and story. I am really glad we came and saw it before it closed. It is now going on the road. If you get a chance to see it in a town near you, dont miss it!

2  Thank Randy A
Reviewed 31 December 2014

I loved Once!! The music, performers and story was so amazing. I was touched and the story has stayed with me. I immediately downloaded the soundtrack. Highly recommend for music lovers and hopeless romantics. It's a bittersweet story - LOVE!

1  Thank Bonnie P
Reviewed 31 December 2014

Great music, great actors, great story! We loved the play, and especially appreciated the quality of the musicians/actors. Several played different instruments which was impressive. As fun as the play was, the live pre-show music for 25-30 minutes before the show was as good or...More

2  Thank NJPost99
Reviewed 31 December 2014

I am very sad to see that this show is closing. Completely original in content, and the cast is so multi-dimensionally talented.

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Reviewed 31 December 2014

I'm so glad we saw this show, I'm so sorry its closing on Jan 4, 2015. If you can get into town and see this show. It's a musical set in an Irish bar, and you can go on stage and get a drink before...More

1  Thank Marlene M
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Once was a wonderful experience. The lead male singer was fantastic, all the musicians were excellent, and the staging was just beautifully crafted.

1  Thank Hardin C
Reviewed 28 December 2014

From the very first moment they appear on stage, you are drawn to each and every character. You feel every word, every note of every song. It is the most moving of all shows I have experienced. I did not want it to end. I...More

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