The Tony Award-winning musical Once, directed by senior Graham Phillips and featuring theater seniors Sam Gravitte and Maddie Meyers, tells the gripping tale of a Dublin street musician who is on the verge of giving up on his dreams, when he unexpectedly meets a girl who is fascinated by his haunting love songs. Once breaks from the traditional Broadway boy-meets-girl musical romance and is a testament to the power of music to bring people together.

Book by Enda Walsh, music & lyrics by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, based on the motion picture written and directed by John Carney. Performances are on November 11-12 & 17-19 at 8:00 p.m. in the Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center. A talkback with Professor of Theater Stacy Wolf follows the performance on November 11th.

Tickets are available online through the McCarter Box Office, by calling 609.258.2787, or at the door on the dates of performances. Tickets are $12 general/$11 students and seniors when purchased in advance; $17 general/$15 students and seniors when purchased on the day of performance.

ONCE is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

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  • Program in Music Theater
  • Program in Dance
  • Program in Theater
  • Department of Music