Once: Musical Info & Synopsis


Once is centered around the romance between a Dublin street musician and a Czech immigrant. Both struggling with their personal dreams and past heartbreaks, they find a deep connection through their shared love of music. As the two collaborate on creating music together, they embark on a journey of self-discovery and healing. Once explores themes of love, loss, and the universal language of music.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)

Cast Size: 13

Genre: Romance

Setting: 2010s / Ireland (Dublin), USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová

Book: Enda Walsh

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2012)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


2010s, Bands, Based on a Movie, Folk, One-Word, RockRomanticTony Award

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