Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - ONCE Comes to Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Feb 2014
ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County for a limited engagement from tonight, February 4 through February 9, 2014. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the show!
Tickets for Once are on-sale now and range from $26.00 - $96.00*. For tickets visit www.arshtcenter.org, or call the Box Office at (305) 949-6722. Groups of 10 or more should call (786) 468-2326 or (954) 626-7814.
ONCE, which was also named Best Musical by the New York Drama Critics' Circle, Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle and Lucille Lortel Awards, is currently running on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre where it started performances on February 28, 2012 and opened March 18, 2012.
ONCE features the Academy Award-winning music and lyrics of Glen Hansard and Marke?ta Irglova?, 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 music supervision and orchestrations 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.
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 a musical celebration of life and love: thrilling in its originality, daring in its honesty... and unforgettable in every way.
The Oscar winning independent Irish film, Once was made for $150,000. Shot in 17 days, it went on to gross $20M worldwide becoming a critically acclaimed international smash. It stars Glen Hansard, from the popular Irish Rock band The Frames, and Marke?ta Irglova?. Glen and Marke?ta won the 2007 Academy Award for Best Original song for "Falling Slowly," the Los Angeles Film Critics Award for Best Music, and the soundtrack was nominated for two Grammy Awards.
ONCE was originally developed at the American Repertory Theater (Cambridge, Massachusetts) in April 2011; Diane Paulus, Artistic Director; Diane Borger, Producer.
A developmental run of Once at New York Theatre Workshop (James C. Nicola and William Russo) began performances on November 15, 2011 and opened December 6. The production broke box office records and concluded a sold out engagement including a two week extension through January 15, 2012.
ONCE is produced by Barbara Broccoli, John N. Hart Jr., Patrick Milling Smith, Frederick Zollo, Brian Carmody, Michael G. Wilson, Orin Wolf and Executive Producer Robert Cole, in association with New York Theatre Workshop.
Additional information about Once is available at www.oncemusical.com. The performance schedule for Once at the Ziff Ballet Opera House, Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne, Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132 is: Tuesday, February 4th at 8pm Wednesday, February 5th at 8pm Thursday, February 6th at 8pm Friday, February 7th at 8pm Saturday, February 8th at 2pm Saturday February 8th at 8pm Sunday, February 9th at 1pm Sunday, February 9th at 7pm