Broadway's 'Once' Remains Magical in Final Two Months

October 30, 2014 8:02 PM

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I had heard that the Broadway musical Once set in Dublin and about love in a pub had posted its closing date for early January, 2015, but I was still surprised to see a Wednesday matinee performance pop up on my "best-deal-in-town" Gold Club listing for $4.50 tickets for members.

The show is based on the 2006 low-budget Irish film that won its composers, Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, (who also starred as the down-at-heels troubadour and the Czech immigrant who inspires him), an Academy Award for Best Original Song for the plaintive ballad "Falling Slowly". The Broadway p...

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