VIDEO: Get A First Look at Olney's ONCE

By: Feb. 19, 2019
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VIDEO: Get A First Look at Olney's ONCE ONCE opened at the Olney Theatre in Baltimore on February 6th and is running through March 10, 2019.

This Tony-winning gem of a musical took Broadway by storm with its romantic folk-rock ballads and an ensemble that plays its own instruments. Set in contemporary Dublin, a street guitarist is about to give up on his dreams when he meets a curious woman who wants to know all about him. Captivated by her optimism, the two embark on a remarkable music-making journey that includes a cadre of unlikely companions -- immigrants, oddballs, and lonely hearts. Along the way, can the two of them find love? Based on the 2006 film which won an Oscar® for Best Original Song, Once ponders the mysteries of music and love.

Book by
Enda Walsh

Music and Lyrics by
Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová

Based on the motion picture written and directed by
John Carney

Music Direction by
Christopher Youstra

Directed and Choreographed by
Marcia Milgrom Dodge

The Olney Theatre Center is presenting this gem of a musical based on the 2006 film. It is filled with romantic folk ballads. Love is in the air. Playing "Guy" is Gregory Maheu and playing "Girl" is Malinda Kathleen Reese.

ONCE plays until March 10, 2019 at the Olney Theatre Center. For tickets, call 301-924-3400 or visit


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