Photo Flash: ONCE National Tour Stars Ryan Link and Dani De Wall Go on a True SoCal Adventure
ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, plays at Segerstrom Center for the Arts for a limited engagement, now through August 31. ONCE national tour stars Dani De Wall (Girl) and Ryan Link (Emcee, u/s Guy) wanted to experience a true SoCal lunch at In-N-Out Burger today, August 28, in Costa Mesa. Check out photos below!
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 Marketa Irglova; book by award-winning Irish playwright and 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 2007 Academy Award-winning film, Once, was written and directed by John Carney and starred Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, with original music and lyrics by Hansard and Irglova. The Oscar winning independent Irish film, Once was made for $150,000. Shot in 17 days, it went on to gross $20 million worldwide becoming a critically-acclaimed international smash. It stars Glen Hansard, from the popular Irish Rock band The Frames, and Marke?ta Irglova?. Hansard and Irglova? won the 2007 Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Falling Slowly" and the Los Angeles Film Critics Award for Best Music. The soundtrack was nominated for two Grammy Awards.
Single tickets start at $25 and are now available online at SCFTA.org, the Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa or by calling (714) 556-2787. For inquiries about group ticket savings for 10 or more, call the Group Services office at (714) 755-0236. The TTY number is (714) 556-2746. The 2 p.m. performance on Saturday, August 30 will include audio description, open captioning and sign-language interpretation.