Once: The Musical

His music needed one thing: her.

The Show

Winner of 8 Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights… but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your everyday romance. Visit the website for more information.


The team

Director:  John Tiffany (Cursed Child)

Writers: Enda Walsh (Playwright), John Carney (Writer & Director of the film, Once)

Music & Lyrics:  Glen Hansard, Marketa Irglova

Movement: Steven Hoggett (Cursed Child, Curious Incident)

The music

Winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album and eight 2012 Tony Awards.

Featuring all of the songs written by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova for the film, the CD also features two new songs, “Abandoned in Bandon” and the Czech folk song “Ej Pada Pada Rosicka.” Since there is no orchestra or separate band, this CD features the original 13-member Broadway cast singing and playing all of the instruments.

Buy the cast album now.