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Once Takes 8 / 2012 Tony's

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Once scored not only once, but eight times at this year's Tony Awards. Bringing home the Tony for Best Musical, Once beat out its rival Crossover client Newsies. Once also received the Tony awards for: Best Book of a Musical (Enda Walsh), Best Actor in a Musical (Steve Kazee), Best Scenic Design of a Musical (Bob Crowley), Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Natasha Katz), Best Sound Design in a Musical (Clive Goodwin), Best Direction (John Tiffany), and Best Orchestrations (Martin Lowe).

Check out the cast performance at the Tony's:

Based off the 2006 film of the same name, the cherished cult favorite of many young musicians and film buffs alike has attracted a steady, but humble stream of attention from the Broadway community since opening on the Great White Way. With a talented cast of actor-musicians, Once tells the story of Guy meets Girl (quite literally the names of the main characters), who connect through a love of music. Hauntingly beautiful music and simple design and choreography construct this relatable tale and make Once the standout musical of the season.

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