TV: ONCE Cast Reunites for Fare-Thee-Well Concert- Watch Highlights!

By: Jan. 11, 2015
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The Best Musical Tony Award and Grammy Award-winning global sensation Once played its final Broadway performance earlier this week on January 4, 2015. The musical played 1,167 performances and 22 previews. Ben Hope, was a part of the show for three years and is a standby for "Guy," put together a Goodbye Concert for the show that was held at the Highline Ballroom on Tuesday, January 6th, 2015. The concert featured performances of original music from a variety of cast members, as well as a performance from Hope and his band, the Uptown Outfit. BroadwayWorld brings you concert highlights below!

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 Hansardand Markéta Irglová, direction by the acclaimed John Tiffany (The Glass Menagerie, Black Watch), movement by Steven Hoggett (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night- Time, Black Watch, American Idiot) and music supervision and orchestrations by Martin Lowe (Mamma Mia!).

Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who's about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights... but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your everyday romance. Emotionally captivating and theatrically breathtaking, Once draws you in from the very first note and never lets go. It's an unforgettable story about going for your dreams and the power of music to connect us all.