STAGE TUBE: ONCE Stars Kazee, Milioti Appear on 'CBS This Morning'
Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti, the stars of Broadway's ONCE, appeared on 'CBS This Morning' today and revealed that they appreciated the fact that the Tony Award winning musical doesn't have a Hollywood happy ending. "Sometimes you meet these people in your life and it's not meant to work out, but they change you for the better," Tony-nominated actress Cristin Milioti commented. "Actually sometimes the strongest love can be someone that you never touch. I think it makes it much more powerful." Watch the entire interview below!
ONCE won eight Tony Awards this year, including Best Musical, and Best Actor for Steve Kazee. 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."