FREEZE FRAME: ONCE Records Broadway Cast Album!
ONCE, the new musical based on the 2007 Academy Award-winning film, will play Broadway's Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre this spring. Previews will begin Tuesday, February 28, 2012 with opening night set for Sunday, March 18, 2012. The cast of the show went into the studio today to record the cast album, which will be released by Masterworks Broadway. The album will be released in March 2012.
See a snapshot from the cast recording session below, and check back for more photos!
Tickets for the Broadway run will go on sale Wednesday, December 7 at 12:01am via Telecharge.com or by phone at 212-239-6200 .ONCE is currently running through Sunday, January 15, 2012 at New York Theatre Workshop, where it began performances Tuesday, November 15 and opened Tuesday, December 6.
ONCE features the Academy Award-winning music and lyrics of Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová, a book by award-winning Irish playwright & screenwriter, Enda Walsh (Penelope, Hunger, The New Electric Ballroom), direction by the acclaimed Scottish director of Black Watch, John Tiffany, movement by Steven Hoggett (Black Watch, American Idiot) and musical direction by Martin Lowe (Mamma Mia!). The set and costume design are by five time Tony Award winner Bob Crowley (The Coast of Utopia, Mary Poppins), lighting design is by Tony winner Natasha Katz (Aida, The Coast of Utopia), and sound design is by Clive Goodwin.
Photo Credit: Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.