Once musical to close 21 March 2015 at London's Phoenix Theatre

Once musical to close 21 March 2015 at London's Phoenix Theatre

Updated On: May 1, 2018
By Nicki McIntyre
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    After two years, Once The Musical is to finish its award-winning West End run at the Phoenix Theatre on 21 March 2015.

    Ronan Keating
    will join the cast as 'Guy' on 17 November 2014, opposite Jill Winternitz as 'Girl' until the end of the run. Press night will be held on 25 November.

    Based on the much-loved Oscar-winning film, the London production of Once opened in April 2013 and went on to win the 2014 Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music.

    The critically acclaimed Australian production of Once opened at the Princess Theatre in Melbourne earlier this week.

    The Broadway production, winner of 8 Tony awards including Best Musical, will play at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre until 4 January 2015 where it will have run for three successful years. 

    The US tour, now in its second year, continues and later this year will make a visit to Japan. 

    A Toronto production will open in February next year and the first non-English language production will open in Seoul, South Korea in December 2015.  Also in development are productions in Sweden, Brazil, Holland, Greece, The Czech Republic, Thailand, Ireland, along with a Japanese language production.
    Once has book by award-winning Irish playwright and screenwriter Enda Walsh. Based on the 2007 motion picture written and directed by John Carney, music and lyrics are by Academy Award® winning Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová who, for "Falling Slowly", won the Oscar for Best Original Song. Directed for the stage by John Tiffany, Once has scenic and costume designs by Bob Crowley, lighting by Natasha Katz, sound by Clive Goodwin, musical supervision and orchestrations by Martin Lowe and movement by Steven Hoggett. Once also won the 2013 Grammy award for Best Musical Theatre album.

    At the Phoenix Theatre until 21 March 2015, book your Once tickets today!