Venue Details

3 Star Starred
Bernard B Jacobs Theatre
Between Broadway and 8th Avenue 242 West 45th Street New York, NY 10036
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If you buy a beer/wine on stage then you don't get souvenir cup! They wouldn't exchange it at other bar either...
Once info Feb 19 2014 star this tip starred
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Definitely eat at the Shake Shack before you go!
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Reviews & Ratings

129 ratings
4.6 average rating
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11 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 25 2014

This is a "must go to" show for sure! Fantastic music, great vocals and incredibly astute stage design and choreography. Felt transported throughout the entire show. Sorry I waited so long to see it! Definitely deserving of all the Tony awards!

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8 events
3 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 21 2013

I took my daughter and a friend to ONCE as her birthday present. We were all thankful that she only had a B'Day ONCE a year, because having to endure another show this bad TWICE a year would be dead ly. There was zero chemistry among the...continued

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7 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 20 2014

Moving story, beautiful music

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Quotes & Highlights

  • Once uses song and dance in a way I’ve never experienced in an American musical. When the violins begin to play — and the accordion and the mandolin and the guitars and the cello — the instruments swell into a collection of distinctive voices melded into a single, universal feeling. Once massages that feeling until it hurts quite exquisitely.”—The New York Times
  • “A gem of a show. Once wins its standing ovations the old-fashioned way: with a love story, great songs, compelling characters and inventive stagecraft. at this point in Broadway history, this feels downright revolutionary.”—New York Post
  • “One of the best things to happen to Broadway in the past decade. An exquisite reminder of theater’s singular capacity to transport us.”—The Hollywood Reporter


Running Time: Approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes, including intermission.

Dress Code: There is no specific dress code. Formal attire is not required.

Refreshments: Drinks are available at the onstage bar both before the show and at intermission.