Award-winning musical, Once, coming to Vancouver this November

Once, a new musical based on the Academy award-winning film, is coming to Vancouver this November 17-22, 2015. The show tells the story of an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant who are drawn together by their mutual love of music. Over the course of a fateful week, their friendship evolves into a powerful and […]

Arts Arts and Culture Brian Webb

This article was published on September 1st, 2015

Once musical is coming to Vancouver

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Once, a new musical based on the Academy award-winning film, is coming to Vancouver this November 17-22, 2015. The show tells the story of an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant who are drawn together by their mutual love of music. Over the course of a fateful week, their friendship evolves into a powerful and complicated romance. Once is a musical celebration of life an love, daring in honesty thrilling in originality, and unforgettable in every way!

Winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album, Once will play at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver from November 17-22, 2015.

Based on the Oscar winning independent film, the original film was made for $150,000 and shot in 17 days. The movie would go on to gross $20M worldwide. The movie became well known for its song, Falling Slowly, which won the 2007 Academy award for Best Original song, along with the Los Angeles Film Critics Award for Best Music, and the soundtrack was nominated for two Grammy Awards.

Tickets for Once the musical will go on sale on Monday, September 14 through ticketmaster.ca. Tickets start at just $25 (plus service charges). There will be performances Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 8:00pm, Sunday evening at 7:30pm, and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00pm.

Once, presented by Broadway Across Canada, will also be making stops in Calgary, Alberta, from November 3-8, and in Edmonton, Alberta, November 10-15.

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