STAGE TUBE: ONCE's Cristin Milioti at the 'Cool Kids Table'
Check out the second episode of "Cool Kids Table," guest-starring ONCE's Cristin Milioti with Taylor Gildersleeve as Blake and Juliette Monaco as Kenzie. In this episode, "Milioti sits down with Kenzie and Blake after being nominated for a Tony award but does little to dispel their ideas about just how freaky theater geeks really are." Watch the video below!
"Cool Kids Table" releases a new episode every Friday, and Kenzie and Blake invite a new guest sits down with them each week. The show is written and created by Lang Fisher, Carol Kolb and Daniel Mirk, with direction by Daniel Mirk.
ONCE was this year's recipient of the Tony Award for Best Musical, as well as Best Lead Actor in a Musical (Steve Kazee), Best Book of a Musical (Enda Walsh), Best Lighting Design (Natasha Katz), Best Scenic Design (Bob Crowley), Best Direction (John Tiffany), Best Sound Design (Clive Goodwin), and Best Orchestrations (Martin Lowe).
The show opened on March 18, 2012 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre and stars Steve Kazee as 'Guy' and Cristin Milioti as 'Girl.' Also in the company are David Abeles, Will Connolly, Elizabeth A. Davis, David PatRick Kelly, Anne L. Nathan, Lucas Papaelias, Ripley Sobo, Andy Taylor, Mckayla Twiggs, Erikka Walsh, Paul Whitty, and J. Michael Zygo.
ONCE features a book by award-winning Irish playwright & screenwriter, Enda Walsh (Penelope, Hunger, The New Electric Ballroom), the Academy Award-winning music and lyrics of Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová, direction by the acclaimed John Tiffany (Black Watch),movement by Steven Hoggett (Black Watch, American Idiot) and music supervision and orchestrations by Martin Lowe (Mamma Mia!).
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 and collaboration evolves into a powerful but complicated romance, heightened by the raw emotion of the songs they create together. Brought to the stage by an award-winning team of visionary artists and featuring an ensemble cast of gifted actor/musicians, ONCE is described as "a musical celebration of life and love: thrilling in its originality, daring in its honesty... and unforgettable in every way."
ONCE was originally developed at the American Repertory Theater (Cambridge, Massachusetts) in April 2011; Diane Paulus, Artistic Director; Diane Borger, Producer.