Award-Winning Musical ONCE Coming to the Fox in Early 2014

Atlanta's Fox Theatre is always known to bring some of Broadway's biggest hits to local lovers of the arts. Throughout the year Broadway in Atlanta brings a host of award-winning plays and musicals to the city, much to the delight of fans. One of Broadway's recent hits is set to come to Atlanta early next year, so get your tickets now and find out all about the extravagant musical ONCE ! ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play The Fox Theatre for a limited engagement from March 4-9, 2014 as part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2013/2014 season. ONCE, which was also named Best Musical by the New York Drama Critics' Circle, Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle and Lucille Lortel Awards, is currently running on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre where it started performances on February 28, 2012 and opened March 18, 2012.

ONCE features the Academy Award-winning music and lyrics of Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, a book by award-winning Irish playwright & screenwriter, Enda Walsh ( Penelope, Hunger, The New Electric Ballroom ), direction by the acclaimed Scottish director of Black Watch , John Tiffany, movement by Steven Hoggett ( Black Watch, American Idiot ) and music supervision and orchestrations by Martin Lowe ( Mamma Mia! ). The set and costume design are by five time Tony Award winner Bob Crowley ( The Coast of Utopia, Mary Poppins ), lighting design is by Tony winner Natasha Katz ( Aida, The Coast of Utopia ), and sound design is by Clive Goodwin. ONCE is the celebrated new musical based on the Academy Award-winning film. It tells the story of an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant drawn together by their shared love of music. Over the course of one fateful week, their unexpected friendship and collaboration evolves into a powerful but complicated romance, heightened by the raw emotion of the songs they create together.

Brought to the stage by an award-winning team of visionary artists and featuring an ensemble cast of gifted actor/musicians, ONCE is a musical celebration of life and love: thrilling in its originality, daring in its honesty... and unforgettable in every way. ONCE is produced by Barbara Broccoli, John N. Hart Jr., Patrick Milling Smith, Frederick Zollo, Brian Carmody, Michael G. Wilson, Orin Wolf and Executive Producer Robert Cole, in association with New York Theatre Workshop. Tickets for ONCE go on sale October 27 th and prices start at $33. Tickets will be available at the Fox Theatre box office (660 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308), by visiting www.foxtheatre.org/once or by calling 1-855-ATL-TIXX. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 404-881-2000 . Performances of ONCE are as follows: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30 p.m. Friday 8:00 p.m. Saturday 2:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m. Sunday 1:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m. For more information about the author, Danielle Jennings, please visit my Google+ profile page.