Bloomington theatregoers will walk the streets of Dublin as the romantic musical Once opens this spring at IU Auditorium.
This unique and inspiring musical theatre event, based on the 2007 Academy Award-winning film, is propelled by its stunning ensemble of actor/musicians who perform their own instruments live on stage. Lauded for redefining what it means to be a Broadway musical, Once tells the story of a street musician about give up on his dreams 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.
Unusually fun, beautiful, and heartfelt, this elegant and inspiring show is the winner of eight Tony Awards, and features a score by the Academy Award-winning composers of “Falling Slowly,” Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová.
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, not living in fear, and the power of music to connect all of us.
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