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Once (Broadway)

From 793 member reviews
Members say: Romantic, Absorbing, Entertaining, Great singing, Enchanting

About the show

Based on the 2007 film of the same name, this play premiered at the New York Theatre Workshop before transferring to Broadway. More…

ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream 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.

2h 15m | Already closed | Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (Midtown W)


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100
Romantic

See it if you don't love musical music you will still like this one. It's beautiful and not done like a traditional musical.

Don't see it if You don't want to cry.

100
Absorbing, Enchanting, Intelligent, Must see, Refreshing

See it if You like a sweet,gentle,touching,romantic musical with a great score and wonderful performances,

Don't see it if I can't think of a reason not to see it!

100
Exquisite

See it if You want to watch a beautiful love story that takes some twists and turns and listen to moving music as well

Don't see it if You don't like simplistic shows and are more into smashing dance filled shows

100
Absorbing, Enchanting, Exquisite, Thought-provoking, Riveting

See it if You love a good real story

Don't see it if You don't enjoy folk music

100
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Exquisite, Entertaining

See it if you love minimal sets, innovative approaches to theatre, talented musicians, and a feeling a range of emotions.

Don't see it if you are looking for a big productions filled with special effects.

100
Delightful, Enchanting, Intelligent, Masterful, Romantic

See it if You are looking for inspiration. You prefer to stay positive. You enjoy Irish music and style.

Don't see it if You don't like Irish. You prefer to be negative.

100
Delightful, Exquisite, Must see, Great writing, Great singing

See it if You love Irish folk music. You love the love of music. You enjoy actors playing instruments.

Don't see it if you want a complex story. You do not understand the power of music and following ones heart.

100
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if Perfect for couples & single ladies having a girls day. It was a feel good musical perfect to share with friends or that special someone.

Don't see it if If your not into romantic musicals or a sappy love story.

100
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Masterful, Profound

See it if I can't tell you how much I love this show. Beautiful, intimate staging with the music to back it up. Bring tissues

Don't see it if If you're liking for a big "song and dance" musical with the clichèd happy ending

100
Delightful, Enchanting, Resonant, Great singing, Great staging

See it if See it if you love folk music and love stories.

Don't see it if Don't see it if you like happy endings or don't like folk music.

100
Clever, Delightful, Must see, Romantic, Great staging

See it if You want to see a one of a kind show. The music and story are enchanting and actors as musicians on stage is genius.

Don't see it if You want a glitzy, big costumed, tap dancing musical. It's a quiet story with a lot of heart.

Also It is refreshing that the audience can come up to the bar set on stage... Read more Read less

100
Absorbing, Enchanting, Refreshing, Resonant, Romantic

See it if An amazing love story told in a unique way! The actors play instruments on stage which gives the story a feeling of enchantment

Don't see it if I don't now why you wouldn't want to see it, this show is amazing!

100
Ambitious, Clever, Intelligent, Romantic, Great writing

See it if You love great music with amazing lyrics. The story was romantic and sad and wonderful, and it'll stay with you for a long time after.

Don't see it if You hate beautiful sad love stories.

100
Absorbing, Edgy, Intelligent, Masterful, Insipid

See it if You like folk music

Don't see it if You don't like folk music

100
Absorbing, Exquisite, Resonant, Romantic, Great singing

See it if you like "little" stories about individual people and beautiful music.

Don't see it if your favorite parts of musicals are big production numbers.

100
Original, Must see, Romantic, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you like great shows

Don't see it if hate great shows

100
Funny, Clever, Great acting, Masterful, Romantic

See it if You love a good love story that will make you keep rooting for them

Don't see it if You don't like folk/Irish music

100
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if Your impressions are based on the movie version - so much better!

Don't see it if Just SEE it!

100
Absorbing, Delightful, Resonant, Romantic, Entertaining

See it if You are a fan of the movie. Love a good irish tune and a bittersweet love story. All the feels.

Don't see it if JUST SEE IT. My brother, a fan of the movie, didn't want to see it thinking it would be boring and slow.. He LOVED it.

100
Original, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Refreshing

See it if you love music

Don't see it if you are looking for a theatrical only work

100
Enchanting, Intelligent, Romantic, Great staging

See it if You want to see something original,enjoy good music and especially if you liked the movie

Don't see it if If you don't have a romantic bone in your body

100
Enchanting, Must see, Profound, Romantic, Entertaining

See it if You like romance

Don't see it if You don't like melancholy

100
Absorbing, Enchanting, Exquisite, Riveting, Romantic

See it if you want to see a beautiful love story

Don't see it if you want to see something more upbeat

100
Funny, Original, Great acting, Masterful, Romantic

See it if You enjoyed the movie or even if you didn't. Vastly improves on the film with a moving, quiet, thoughtful take on the story.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy quieter musicals without the flash of a big Broadway show. If you don't enjoy ambiguity or slow moving romance.

100
Absorbing, Intelligent, Resonant, Romantic, Great writing

See it if you like folk music, lively active musicians and almost but not too typical love stories

Don't see it if you want a big bombshell musical


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