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The stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning film comes to Broadway.

Stepping Up to the Piano: Jessie Fisher is the New ‘Girl’ of Once

Stepping Up to the Piano: Jessie Fisher is the New ‘Girl’ of Once
Paul Alexander Nolan as Guy & Jessie Fisher as Girl in 'Once'
Fisher stars opposite Paul Alexander Nolan.

Jessie Fisher goes from Broadway standby to leading lady when she assumes the role of Girl in Once beginning June 17. She steps in full time for Joanna Christie, who played her final performance on June 15. Fisher stars opposite Paul Alexander Nolan as Guy.

Fisher makes her Broadway debut with Once. She has previously worked in Chicago with Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre and Lookingglass Theatre Company. She is half of the folk duo Erik and Jessie.

Based on the award-winning 2006 indie film, Once tells the story of a whirlwind romance between an Irish street musician (known as “Guy”) and a Czech immigrant (known as “Girl”). Directed by John Tiffany and featuring music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova with a book by Enda Walsh, Once is the winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

In addition to Fisher and Nolan, the current cast features Adam Wesley Brown, Laurel Griggs, David Patrick Kelly, Katrina Lenk, Brandon McGibbon, Anne L. Nathan, Madeleine Pace, Andy Taylor, Ryan Vona, Erikka Walsh, Paul Whitty and J. Michael Zygo.

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