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Once (musical)

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  • 'Book of Mormon,' 'Chimerica' Score at London's Olivier Awards

    North London's 326-seat, not-for-profit Almeida Theater was the runaway winner at the 2014 Olivier Awards, along with the West End version of the Broadway hit "The Book of Mormon." The Almeida and Headlong co-production of Lucy Kirkwood's new play...
  • Members of Abba To Unite For 'Mamma Mia!' at 2014 Olivier Awards

    Abba's Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus will reunite to celebrate 15 years of the hit show "Mamma Mia!" at this year's Olivier Awards in London, the show announced Thursday. Andersson and Ulvaeus will perform with the current London "Mamma Mia!"...
  • 'Porgy and Bess' reboot perseveres despite its critics

    'Porgy and Bess' reboot perseveres despite its critics
    Controversy of one kind or another has dogged "Porgy and Bess" since its Broadway premiere in 1935. Just the fact that George Gershwin's first real stab at grand opera debuted on Broadway rather than the Metropolitan Opera, which had initially...
  • Emmys 2014: Tony Awards, Neil Patrick Harris song 'Bigger' are winners

    Emmys 2014: Tony Awards, Neil Patrick Harris song 'Bigger' are winners
    Among the many statuettes handed out on Saturday at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles were trophies in recognition of other entertainment awards shows — a bit of inside Hollywood meta-congratulations. The 2013 Tony Awards broadcast on CBS...
  • On Theater: 'Once' is one of a kind

    On Theater: 'Once' is one of a kind
    “Once” is a Broadway musical that dares to be different. Not only dares but demands. Stridently. At the top of its voice. This multi-award-winning show from 2013, now on stage at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, goes out of its way to...
  • L.A. theater openings, Aug. 17-24: 'Bulrusher' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Aug. 17-24: 'Bulrusher' and more
    A young girl with a special gift is at the heart of Eisa Davis' "Bulrusher" at the Skylight Theatre, and a Jewish family celebrates a Passover different from any other in "The Face in the Reeds" at Ruskin Group Theatre. Plus, "Once" is never enough as the...
  • An unusual musical cherished more than 'Once'

    An unusual musical cherished more than 'Once'
    In portraying a Czech pixie pianist in the Broadway musical "Once," Dani de Waal has a hard task: playing piano onstage. She has played the instrument for years but never in front of a live audience. Though she found the element particularly...
  • For Glen Hansard, opportunity knocks more than once

    For Glen Hansard, opportunity knocks more than once
    Glen Hansard's doubly blessed musical life will be doubly displayed Aug. 10 at two of Hollywood's most famous venues. The Irish singer-songwriter will be headlining at the Hollywood Bowl, backed by a lavish 13-piece folk-rock ensemble with strings and...
  • Simplicity supplies emotional eloquence to pub musical 'Once'

     Simplicity supplies emotional eloquence to pub musical 'Once'
    At last, a Broadway show that doesn't feel the need to conk its audience over the head with hollow flash and empty dazzle. "Once," the Tony-winning musical based on John Carney's 2006 indie film, honors its source by staying true to its folksy lyricism....
  • L.A. theater openings, July 13-20: 'Burq Off!,' musicals and more

    L.A. theater openings, July 13-20: 'Burq Off!,' musicals and more
    Nadia Parvez Manzoor plays 21 characters as she explores the lives of modern Muslim women in her new solo show, "Burq Off!" Also, the classic musicals "Bye Bye Birdie" and "Into the Woods" and the more recent tuners "We Will Rock You" and "Once" are on...
  • Vocal coach Roger Love helps put the sing in Hollywood performances

     Vocal coach Roger Love helps put the sing in Hollywood performances
    Keira Knightley hates karaoke. She describes her relationship with singing as the occasional tune in the shower. Yet in an early scene in her new movie she's apprehensively clutching a guitar on a small stage, singing an original song over the hum of a...