Broadway Rose to present award-winning musical 'Once'
Broadway Rose Theatre Company continues its 2019 Season of Musicals with "Once," at the Broadway Rose New Stage. Preview performance is Oct. 3, with opening night on Oct. 4 and performances continuing through Oct. 27. Evening performances are Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Matinees are at 2 p.m. Sundays and select Saturdays. Tickets are priced from $30 to $48 for adults; tickets in the upper section for ages 6 through 18 are $20 and ages 19-35 are $25.
The 2012 Tony Award winner for best musical, "Once," will make you fall in love with the story of an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant who connect over their shared passion for music on the streets of Dublin. Over the course of one fateful week, an unexpected friendship and collaboration quickly evolves into a powerful but complicated romance, accentuated by the inviting, empotional score that earned an Academy Award, Grammy Award, Olivier Award and a Tony Award. Featuring all the original songs from the critically acclaimed film, including the Oscar-winning "Falling Slowly," this achingly beautiful, joyously uplifting show strikes an unforgettable chord in audiences and speaks to the power of music to connect us all.
Based on the motion picture written and directed by John Carney, the book for the stage production was written by Edna Walsh, with music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova.
The Broadway Rose production will be directed by Isaac Lamb, with music direction from Eric Nordin. The creative team includes Emily Wilken (set designer), Jamie Hammon (costume designer), Carl Faber (lighting designer), Brian K. Moen (sound designer), Liz Carlson (prop designer) and Jessica Junor (production stage manager).
The cast comprises Marissa Neitling as Girl, Morgan Hollingsworth as Guy, Jeff Rosick as Eamon, Collin Carver as Andrej, Jahnavi Alyssa as Reza, Duffy Epstein as Da, Kymberli Colbourne as Baruska, Matthew Henry Curl as Bank Manager, Dustin Fuentes as Svec, Tara Valarde as Ex-Girlfriend, Andrew Maldarelli as Billy, Jay Tatco-Nowak as Emcee, and Eva Hudson Leoniak as Ivonka.
Broadway Rose New Stage is located at 12850 S.W. Grant Ave., Tigard. For a full schedule of performances and to purchase tickets visit broadwayrose.org or call 503-620-5262.
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