26–29 August 2021

The breathtaking Broadway musical ONCE comes to Canberra!

After a smash-hit, sell-out 2019 season in Sydney, the breathtaking Broadway musical Once comes to Canberra for 5 shows only! With a book by Enda Walsh, and music & lyrics by Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová, Once is the only Broadway show to have music that won the Academy Award®, Grammy Award®, Olivier Award and Tony Award®. This captivating and life-affirming musical immerses audiences in the irresistible musicality of Dublin and is performed by an outstanding ensemble of actor-musicians playing instruments live on stage. Featuring spellbinding songs from the critically-acclaimed film, including the Oscar-winning ‘Falling Slowly’, Once is a modern-day musical that reminds us of the power of music to connect us all. Winner of: 8 Tony Awards 4 Drama Desk Awards 1 Academy Award 1 Grammy Award 1 Olivier Award

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Synopsis

26–29 August 2021

The breathtaking Broadway musical ONCE comes to Canberra!

After a smash-hit, sell-out 2019 season in Sydney, the breathtaking Broadway musical Once comes to Canberra for 5 shows only!

With a book by Enda Walsh, and music & lyrics by Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová, Once is the only Broadway show to have music that won the Academy Award®, Grammy Award®, Olivier Award and Tony Award®.

This captivating and life-affirming musical immerses audiences in the irresistible musicality of Dublin and is performed by an outstanding ensemble of actor-musicians playing instruments live on stage.

Featuring spellbinding songs from the critically-acclaimed film, including the Oscar-winning ‘Falling Slowly’, Once is a modern-day musical that reminds us of the power of music to connect us all.

Winner of:

8 Tony Awards
4 Drama Desk Awards
1 Academy Award
1 Grammy Award
1 Olivier Award

Dates

Thursday 26 August, 7.30pm

Friday 27 August, 7.30pm

Saturday 28 August, 1.30pm

Saturday 28 August, 7.30pm

Sunday 29 August, 5pm

Credits

Book by Enda Walsh
Music & Lyrics by Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová
Based on the Motion Picture Written and Directed by John Carney

Artistic Director & CEO Glenn Terry
Creative Producer Amy Harris
Director Richard Carroll
Movement Director Amy Campbell
Musical Director Victoria Falconer
Set & Costume Designer Hugh O’Connor
Lighting Designer Peter Rubie
Sound Engineer Dylan Robinson
Stage Manager Gayda de Mesa
Voice & Dialect Coach Linda Nicholls-Gidley

Additional Information

Seating
At Canberra Theatre Centre, safety is our priority. We operate in accordance with our COVID Safety Plan.

Our theatre will be operating at 100% capacity and our regular seating configuration is in place in the auditorium. You will be sitting next to other patrons in the theatre.

Please remain in your allocated seat during the performance.

Please move through the foyers and open spaces with physical distancing considerations in mind.

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Canberra Theatre Centre & Darlinghurst Theatre Company

CATEGORY:
Musical Theatre

DURATION:
TBC

WARNING:
This performance contains some mild coarse language and fog/haze effects.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This performance is suitable for children ages 12+.

VENUE:
Canberra Theatre
SEATING PLAN
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Additional Information:
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