Book By Enda Walsh | Music and Lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová
Directed By Paul Melone

SpeakEasy Stage Company
South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA
3/1/19 - 4/7/19


"Pitch Perfect... this is how Once should be experienced!" - THE BOSTON POST-GAZETTE
"SpeakEasy's Once is the embodiment of everything we love about the theatre and everything we love about love." - DIG BOSTON
"SpeakEasy Stage demonstrates once again its penchant for capturing the essence of an award-winning musical." - BROADWAY WORLD
"Irresistible! Once is worth seeing again and again." - JOYCE KULHAWIK, JOYCESCHOICES.COM
"A miracle... a near-to-perfect production!" - THE ARTS FUSE
"Beguiling... floats on the currents of gorgeously wistful melodies." - THE BOSTON GLOBE

Now extended through April 7! An exceptional ensemble of actor/musicians bring to life this enchanting tale of an unexpected romance between a down-on-his-luck Dublin streetmusician and a lively, determined Czech immigrant. Winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, Once is an unforgettable story that remindsus of the importance of going for our dreams, and the power of music to connect us all.

CAST (In Alphabetical Order)

Jacob Brandt* … Andrej 
Billy Butler ... Billy 
Clara Cochran … Ivonka (Select Performances) 
Chris Coffey … Svec 
Reagan Gardiner ... Ivonka (Select Performances) 
Nile Scott Hawver* … Guy
Mackenzie Lesser-Roy* … Girl
Billy Meleady* … Da  
Robert X. Newman ... Emcee   
Marta Rymer … Reza  
Stephen Shore* … Eamon
Jeffrey Song* ... Bank Manager  
Kathy St. George* … Baruska
Ellie van Amerongen* ... Ex-Girlfriend


Please note: Circle of Friends cards are no longer being honored for this production.


A wait list for returned tickets to ONCE forms two hours before each performance.  To sign up, you need to come in person to the box-office and give your name.  At approximately 15 minutes before curtain, you will need to be in the lobby ready to purchase your tickets when you name is called.  If you are not in the lobby when your name is called, we will offer the tickets to the next person.  Wait list tickets are subject to availability.