Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE

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3-D Theatricals launches its 2019-2020 season with ONCE, The Musical, winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical. The production, directed by Kari Hayter and choreographed by Linda Love Simmons with musical direction and conducting by David Lamoureux, will play October 11-27 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (18000 Park Plaza Drive, Cerritos, CA).

Check out opening night photos below!

ONCE, The Musical, adapted from the Academy Award-winning motion picture written and directed by John Carney, is about a heartbroken Irish guitarist who has given up on love and music until an immigrant girl inspires him to keep going. Their shared love of music draws the two together and the unexpected friendship quickly evolves into a powerful but complicated love story.

ONCE, The Musical features a book by Enda Walsh, and music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová. The production also features songs by Fergus O'Farrell, Martin Lowe, Andy Taylor and Enda Walsh. Music is orchestrated by Martin Lowe.

The production stars a company of actor/musicians who will play their own instruments. Also, The Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, which features an elaborate pneumatic system making it one of the most technically advanced theatres in the world, will be transformed to an in-the-round configuration, creating an intimate setting unique for this production.

ONCE, The Musical stars Tom Frank as Guy, and Aurora Florence as Girl, with Chuck McLane as Billy, Katherine Washington as Reza, Cynthia Marty as Barushka, Tony Award-winner Scott Waara as Da, original Broadway cast member Andy Taylor as Bank Manager, David Coe Lamoureux as Svec, Andrew Huber as Andrej, Cameron Tagge as Eamon, Erich Schroeder as Emcee, Leota Rhodes as Ex-Girlfriend, and Quinn Copeland as Ivanka.

The production features set design by Stephen Gifford, projection design by Andrew Nagy, costume coordination by Alexandra Johnson, and sound design by Cricket Myers. Technical director is Jim Mora. Production Stage Manager is Donna Parsons. Assistant Stage Manager is Terry Hanrahan. Dialect coach is Caitlin Muelder.

ONCE, The Musical originally opened in 2012 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in New York City, where it ran for 1,168 performances. It was nominated for 11 Tony Awards, and won eight, including Best Musical and Best Book of a Musical. The original cast featured Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti. ONCE, The Musical was originally produced on Broadway by Barbara Broccoli, John N. Hart Jr., Patrick Milling Smith, Frederick Zollo, Brian Carmody, Michael G. Wilson, Orin Wolf and The Shubert Organization (Philip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President); Produced in association with New York Theatre Workshop; Associate Producer: Charles Stone. The original production was directed by John Tiffany, with movement by Steven Hoggett.

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Executive Producer T.J. Dawson

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Executive Producer T.J. Dawson

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Tom Frank

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Tom Frank

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Aurora Florence, Cynthia Marty, Andrew Huber, and Leota Rhodes

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Aurora Florence, David Lamoureux, Cynthia Marty, Andy Taylor, Leota Rhodes, Cameron Tagge, and Andrew Huber

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Aurora Florence and Quinn Copeland

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Scott Waara, Andy Taylor, Erich Schroeder, David Lamoureux, Katherine Washington, and Quinn Copeland

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Erich Schroeder

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Cailan Rose, Co-Founder Daniel Dawson, and Nancy Lam

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Co-Founder Gretchen Dawson and Nancy Lam

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Erich Schroeder and Gretchen Dawson

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Tom Frank and Lauren Dutton-Breen

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Chuck McLane and Casting Director Amber Snead

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Zachary Ford and Amber Snead

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Coe Lamoureux, Music Director David Lamoureux, and Julie Lamoureux

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
The Cast and Creative Team

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
The Cast and Creative Team

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Choreographer Linda Love Simmons with Director Kari Hayter

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Andrew Huber and Steven Stanley

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Natalie Iscovich and Erich Schroeder

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
David Lamoureux, Shauna Markey, and Jeff Cohen

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Andrew Huber, Steven Stanley, and Dance Captain Katherine Washington

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Leota Rhodes, Cameron Tagge, Katherine Washington, Erich Schroeder, and Cynthia Marty

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Tom Frank and Aurora Florence

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Coe Lamoureux, David Lamoureux, and Julie Lamoureux

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Tom Frank and Aurora Florence with Director Kari Hayter

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 3-D Theatricals' ONCE
Chuck McLane, Juan Guillen, Brad Fitzgerald, Abigail Kinnahan Benavidez, and Jessica Dynice Venn-Lever



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