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Once and Sons of the Prophet Are Tops at the 2012 Lucille Lortel Awards

Once and Sons of the Prophet Are Tops at the 2012 Lucille Lortel Awards

The Tony-nominated new musical Once came out on top at the 2012 Lucille Lortel Awards, where it was honored for its off-Broadway incarnation. The romantic tuner won three awards, including Outstanding Musical. Stephen Karam's Sons of the Prophet won the award for Outstanding Play as well as the award for Outstanding Lead Actor for star Santino Fontana. The Lortel Awards ...

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Irish President Michael D. Higgins Pays a Visit to the Dublin Pub Dwellers of Broadway’s Once

Irish President Michael D. Higgins Pays a Visit to the Dublin Pub Dwellers of Broadway’s Once
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The cast of Tony-nominated musical Once is bringing the streets of Dublin to the Broadway stage, and on May 2, they got to share that story with the President of Ireland himself, Michael D. Higgins. Higgins and his wife, actress Sabina Coyne, stopped by the Jacobs Theatre to see Tony-nominated stars Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti and their talented castmates ...

Once Nominee John Tiffany Will Celebrate in Scotland Until Alan Cumming Makes Him Go to the Tonys

Once Nominee John Tiffany Will Celebrate in Scotland Until Alan Cumming Makes Him Go to the Tonys

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start buzzing with texts and calls for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2012 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

John Tiffany
Nominated for Best Director of a Musical, Once


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Once Nominee Elizabeth A. Davis on Going from Small Town Texas to the Tony Awards

Once Nominee Elizabeth A. Davis on Going from Small Town Texas to the Tony Awards

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start buzzing with texts and calls for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2012 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Elizabeth A. Davis
Nominated for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, Once


"I'm just ...

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Once Star Steve Kazee Celebrates His Induction into the ‘Class of 2012’ Tony Nominees

Once Star Steve Kazee Celebrates His Induction into the ‘Class of 2012’ Tony Nominees

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start buzzing with texts and calls for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2012 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Steve Kazee
Nominated for Best Actor in a Musical, Once


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Once Star Cristin Milioti Is Thrilled for Her 'Tony Danza Nomination'

Once Star Cristin Milioti Is Thrilled for Her 'Tony Danza Nomination'

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start buzzing with texts and calls for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2012 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Cristin Milioti
Nominated for Best Actress in a Musical, Once


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Elizabeth A. Davis on Her Heaven-Sent Journey as Actress & Violinist in Once

Elizabeth A. Davis on Her Heaven-Sent Journey as Actress & Violinist in Once

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Elizabeth A. Davis charms Broadway audiences nightly as part of the triple-threat—make that quadruple threat—ensemble cast of the musical Once. In addition to an alluring performance as Cristin Milioti’s Czech roommate Reza, Davis dances full-out while playing a violin. It’s a big break for the actress, who previously understudied in The 39 Steps, gave an award-winning off-Broadway ...

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Stars of Once, Carrie, Tribes and More Celebrate at Lortel Awards Nominee Reception

Stars of Once, Carrie, Tribes and More Celebrate at Lortel Awards Nominee Reception
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In anticipation of the upcoming Lucille Lortel Awards, the Off-Broadway League honored the 2012 nominees with a bash on April 16 at Planet Hollywood Times Square. From Once beauty Cristin Milioti and Carrie headliner Molly Ranson to the tribe from Tribes, the brightest stars of off-Broadway came together to celebrate their achievement. As previously announced, the awards will be presented ...

See Once Stars Steve Kazee & Cristin Milioti Sing ‘Falling Slowly’ on Today

See Once Stars Steve Kazee & Cristin Milioti Sing ‘Falling Slowly’ on Today

Today hosts and Broadway fans Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb got an early morning treat on April 6 when the cast of Once stopped by to perform their Broadway show’s signature number. The morning duo gave Once a warm welcome, and an enthusiastic Gifford gave it her vote for this year’s Best Musical Tony Award. The whole cast of ...

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Once Composer Glen Hansard to Release First Solo Album

Once Composer Glen Hansard to Release First Solo Album

Glen Hansard, half of the composing team behind the indie film Once and its current Broadway stage adaptation, is going solo. Hansard’s first solo album, Rhythm and Repose, will be released June 19 on Anti-Records.

Hansard is a singer-songwriter and longtime frontman of Irish band The Frames. He shot to international fame after starring in 2006 indie film Once. He ...

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Thumbs Up! Cheers to the Quirky Supporting Cast of Once

Thumbs Up! Cheers to the Quirky Supporting Cast of Once

In this new feature, Broadway.com staffers send personal shout-outs to applause-worthy stars, shows and more.

Cristin Milioti and Steve Kazee are receiving richly deserved praise for their acting, musicianship and chemistry in Once, but there’s more to this charming new Broadway musical than Girl and Guy’s star-crossed romance. Surrounding the two leads are 10 adult cast members who create ...

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Watch Once Stars Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti Charm David Letterman on The Late Show

 Watch Once Stars Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti Charm David Letterman on The Late Show

Indie film-turned-hit musical Once took TV-land by storm on March 29 when the company brought their Broadway brand of Dublin pub music to The Late Show with David Letterman. The whole cast of actor-musicians kicked things off with a high-energy group number, then stepped back to support stars Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti as they took center stage. The pair ...

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Once’s Anne L. Nathan Shows Off Her ‘Sweet Little Dressing Room’ Complete with Porn Star Rug

Once’s Anne L. Nathan Shows Off Her ‘Sweet Little Dressing Room’ Complete with Porn Star Rug

On stage, Anne L. Nathan is part of Broadway’s best pub jam session as the accordion-playing Baruška in Once. Backstage, Nathan shows off her sentimental side, and she invited Broadway.com into her “sweet little dressing room” at the Jacobs Theatre to show off a few things she can’t live without. There are photos galore in her Once collage, which ...

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Watch Once Stars Steve Kazee & Cristin Milioti Make Beautiful Music in the ‘Falling Slowly’ Music Video

Watch Once Stars Steve Kazee & Cristin Milioti Make Beautiful Music in the ‘Falling Slowly’ Music Video

Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti are making beautiful music eight times a week as star-crossed musicians Guy and Girl in Once, and they recently brought that magic into a recording studio to make their show’s first music video. On camera, these two stage stars perform "Falling Slowly," the song that won the original Once film an Academy Award, in perfect harmony ...

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Guitar Hero: Backstage at Once with Steve Kazee, Episode 4: Music that Inspires the Actors

Guitar Hero: Backstage at Once with Steve Kazee, Episode 4: Music that Inspires the Actors

At its core, the romantic musical Once is a story about people who love music…and each other. Broadway.com vlogger Steve Kazee decided to focus on the music this week and went around taking an impromptu survey from his castmates about what songs inspire them. The guitar man got a wide range of answers from this group of talented actors ...

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Once Stars Steve Kazee & Cristin Milioti Talk Showmances and ‘Terrible’ Cover Bands in Time Out New York

Once Stars Steve Kazee & Cristin Milioti Talk Showmances and ‘Terrible’ Cover Bands in  Time Out New York

Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti spends their evenings in an onstage Irish pub as the stars of Once, the Dublin-set musical romance that just opened on Broadway. So life was imitating art for these actor-musicians when they headed to the Wayland to pose for the cover of Time Out New York's Spring Bar issue. This charismatic pair dished on ...

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Squigs Makes Beautiful Music with Once Stars Steve Kazee & Cristin Milioti

Squigs Makes Beautiful Music with Once Stars Steve Kazee & Cristin Milioti

Broadway stars Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti are capturing the quiet romance of indie film Once on the Broadway stage, and Broadway.com’s resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson headed to the Jacobs Theatre to translate that same bittersweet sentiment into ink. Guy (Kazee) is an Irish singer-songwriter who is ready to give up on his music. Girl (Milioti) is a ...

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Steve Kazee, Cristin Milioti & More Share the Love as Once Opens on Broadway

Steve Kazee, Cristin Milioti & More Share the Love as Once Opens on Broadway

The pub doors were open wide on March 18 when Dublin-set love story Once celebrated its official Broadway opening at the Jacobs Theatre. The show’s enthusiastic audiences are invited to have a drink from the onstage bar before every show, and on opening night that starry crowd included Broadway faves like Kristin Chenoweth and Nick Jonas. Oscar-winning composers Glen Hansard ...

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Guitar Hero: Backstage at Once with Steve Kazee, Episode 3: Emotions Run High on Opening Night

Guitar Hero: Backstage at Once with Steve Kazee, Episode 3: Emotions Run High on Opening Night

Capturing the excitement of a Broadway opening night in words is close to impossible, so it's lucky for Once fans Broadway.com vlogger Steve Kazee was ready to record the big night on video! The romantic tuner officially opened on March 18, and the leading man didn’t want to miss a moment. To keep himself from breaking down (his words ...

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Kristin Chenoweth, Nick Jonas & More Fall for Opening Night of Once, Starring Steve Kazee & Cristin Milioti

Kristin Chenoweth, Nick Jonas & More Fall for Opening Night of Once, Starring Steve Kazee & Cristin Milioti
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No heartstring was left un-tugged at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on March 18, when bittersweet love story Once celebrated its official Broadway opening. Emotions ran high for stars Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti who lead the cast as Guy and Girl, a struggling Irish singer/songwriter and Czech pianist who come together to make beautiful music. The original stars ...

Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Fall Slowly for Once?

Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Fall Slowly for Once?

Once first tugged heartstrings as a sleeper hit indie film, and now it’s doing the same on the Broadway stage. A cast of talented actor-musicians, led by Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti, tell the story of a pair of musicians who meet, make music and fall in love on the streets of Dublin. Broadway.com Word of Mouth panelists Bennie ...

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New Musical Once Opens at Broadway's Jacobs Theatre

New Musical Once Opens at Broadway's Jacobs Theatre

Broadway audiences will be swept away on the streets of Dublin by new musical Once, starring Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti, which opens on March 18 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. The show, based on the independent film of the same name, began previews on February 28 after a successful off-Broadway run at New York Theatre Workshop. John Tiffany ...

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Falling Slowly: How Once Wooed Audiences From Grafton Street to Broadway

Falling Slowly: How Once Wooed Audiences From Grafton Street to Broadway

Once, the new Broadway musical based on the hit indie film of the same name, is bringing a bittersweet brand of love story to the Jacobs Theatre. Read on to get the story behind the story of this quiet musical romance.

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"Hope, at the end of the day, connects us all," said co-composer Marketa Irglova as she accepted ...

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Guitar Hero: Backstage at Once with Steve Kazee Episode 2: Beware the Broadway Plague!

Guitar Hero: Backstage at Once with Steve Kazee Episode 2: Beware the Broadway Plague!

It was a dramatic week backstage at Once, but Broadway.com vlogger Steve Kazee handled it like a pro. After a bout with a “Broadway plague” that had Kazee vomiting in his lobby (TMI, Steve!), the star had to do the unthinkable and call in sick. Back at the Jacobs Theatre, Kazee checked in with his hardworking understudy J. Michael ...

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See Once Star Steve Kazee Smolder in a Stylish T Magazine Photo Spread

See Once Star Steve Kazee Smolder in a Stylish T Magazine Photo Spread

Steve Kazee’s latest Broadway opening night—and, of course, opening night outfit—are right around the corner on March 18, and the Once star recently spent some time getting fashionable for the pages of T Magazine, a fashion supplement to The New York Times. The dashing actor gets even more dapper in looks from designers like Tom Ford and more, though ...

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