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Ukraine Ceasefire Remains Shaky, But Still Holding

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2014 | World

VIENNA, Sept 8 (Reuters) - The ceasefire in Ukraine has largely held but remains shaky, a senior official of European security watchdog the OSCE sai...

Sweet Meets, Sweet Treats

George Heymont | Posted 09.01.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Although many of these stories are marketed to the public for the upswing of the story cycle (when two people meet and start to feel all tingly about each other), they often fail to mention the downside of the story.

Once Tour at Pantages: The Dreamer, The Muse, The Music

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 07.22.2014 | Los Angeles
Charles Karel Bouley

Perhaps Once will remind Broadway producers that you don't have to spend $400 million on a production to bring in audiences and win acclaim.

First Nighter: Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging! Sure Does

David Finkle | Posted 07.04.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

When Forbidden Broadway comes out swinging, not everything receives a knockout punch, which is more or less Alessandrini's usual result. Enough does, however, and after the kind of season we've just endured, musical lovers should bow down before him.

'Once' Gets Even More Complicated

Posted 03.10.2014 | TV

Josh Dallas stars in one of the most plot-driven, complex shows on TV, "Once Upon A Time." The fairytale star stopped by HuffPost Live to spill some s...

New Star-Crossed Lovers For Broadway's 'Once'

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 05.18.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — There will be two new star-crossed lovers at "Once" on Broadway. Producers of the hit show said Monday that Tony Award-winner Steve ...

Musician Glen Hansard on Busking, Relationships and the Creative Process

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 12.12.2012 | Arts
Elysabeth Alfano

2012-10-12-Screenshot20121012at1.18.24PM.jpgTruly unaffected by fame and recognition, Glen remains most motivated by his pure love of musical expression and the importance of connecting with his audience.

Rhythm and Repose: A Conversation With Glen Hansard, Plus Another Tour of Prometheus

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.21.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"If there's any way to sort of distilling Once: The Musical into anything, it would have to be the presence of hope -- the idea that if you remain open, you can enter into these beautiful relationships and friendships."

Why Are Broadway Shows Doing Better?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.18.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — Tony Award-winning shows got a financial bounce last week on Broadway, with "Once," "Newsies," "One Man, Two Govnors," the revival of...

The Tonys and Other Theater Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

When they get their statues and say how much they love being part of the theater community, believe them. The love is real, the people genuinely grounded by the work.

No Tony Gold at the End of the Rainbow

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home
Cara Joy David

There are two nominated individuals whom I believe deserved to win Tony Awards over their competition: Tracie Bennett and Hugh Vanstone.

Tony's Biggest Winners

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

NEW YORK—The bittersweet musical "Once" captured eight Tony Awards on Sunday, including best musical direction, best lead actor in a musical and the...

'Once' Star On Learning Piano In 10 Days

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 08.08.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — When Cristin Milioti arrived at her final audition for the musical "Once," her palms were slick with sweat, and she felt like she was...

Gazelle Emami

Steve Kazee Interview: Actor Talks 'Once' The Musical Versus The Film

HuffingtonPost.com | Gazelle Emami | Posted 06.07.2012 | Home

This is one in a series of Tony nominee snapshots in the lead-up to the awards Sunday night. You may recognize Steve Kazee from one of his various ...

Can 'Once' Do It Twice?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.04.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- The low-tech Broadway romance "Once" won a leading four Drama Desk Awards on Sunday, including the prize for best musical, adding to its r...

Tony Awards: The (Next) Movie?

Mark Juddery | Posted 07.29.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

Though Hollywood doesn't make musicals as much as they used to, they still look to Broadway for possible hits. So what will be the next hit movie musical?

Don't Bring Your iPad to Once the Musical

James Franco | Posted 05.28.2012 | Entertainment
James Franco

The play was in full swing even though the lights weren't down, and most people, including my guest, were unaware of the fight about to break out.

'Once' Star Elizabeth A. Davis Celebrates Tony Nod

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 07.10.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — Elizabeth A. Davis is the kind of woman who sets goals, writes them down and puts them on the fridge. It just makes sense. "People n...

Cult Love Story Will Tour The Country

AP | Posted 05.07.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- The film that became an album and then a Broadway musical is now becoming a tour. Producers of the show "Once" announced Monday that a na...

'Once' The Musical & 8 Other Musicals Based On Movies

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.02.2012 | Entertainment

"Once," a musical adaptation of the 2006 indie film of the same name, was nominated for 11 Tony Awards, leading the pack of Tony hopefuls. The new...

'Once' The Broadway Musical Versus 'Once' The Film

Mike Ryan | Posted 06.06.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Last week, I attended the Broadway production of Once, which is based on the film version of Once. I do not attend Broadway musicals often, but (A) I liked the film version of "Once," which focused on these two unnamed, star-crossed, musically-gifted lovers and (B) I'm oddly fascinated by film's relation with Broadway. Regardless here are the seven things I learned while attending the Broadway production of Once.

Stage Door: Tis Pity She's A Whore, Once

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.23.2012 | Home
Fern Siegel

Even in our shockproof age, the shattering production of Tis Pity She's a Whore grabs our attention. Now at BAM, John Ford's 17th-century drama is about the incestuous love between a brother and sister, or what the local friar calls "a leprosy of lust."

'Once' Musical Is 'Irresistible'

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 05.19.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- The party has already started by the time you enter the Broadway theater to see the musical "Once." The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre's stage...

5 Epic Movie Themes As Awesome As 'Safe And Sound'

Posted 12.23.2011 | Home

At HuffPost High School, we're not shy about our obsession with all things Hunger Games! So, when Taylor Swift surprised the twitterverse today with a...

A Pomegranate & Billy Jack: Conversations with Once's Marketa Irglova and honeyhoney

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.21.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to Marketa Irglova, her latest album is a direct result of her making a conscious decision to make music.