Once (The Musical) Live In The West End

Posted on by 5WC in Stage

We’ve all seen it, those little words tacked until the start of a film – based on the book by – and we’ve all heard that knowing sigh as people realise that for the rest of time the debate won’t be about the independent strength of the feature, but rather by the comparison and demand to answer one unanswerable question – which is better?

And this is exactly one of those situations. Once is a stunning film. Actually, it’s beyond stunning. Completely understated, in every aspect you examine, from the performances, to the production, to the music. Everything just comes together to create a film that will move you and blow you away with a power far more reaching than any premise or setup would make you think possible. And now they’ve turned it into a stage musical. Read more