Rachel Mulcahy and Sam Saint Ours
The John W. Engeman Theater in Long Island is presenting Once. The show runs through Sunday, March 4, 2018. Winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Once features an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage. It’s an unforgettable story about going for your dreams and the power of music to connect us all.
Sam Saint Ours
Once is by John Carney based on the 2007 film of the same name. Like the film, music and lyrics were by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová, including the Academy Award-winning “Falling Slowly”. The book for the musical was written by Enda Walsh.
John Thomas Hays
The cast of Once features Barry DeBois as Guy (National Tour: Once; NYC: The Shape of Things, The Wedding Singer, The Seed of Abraham, Pilgrims of the Night, Deployed; Kathleen Howland Theatre, Rivertree Players, Carnation City Theatre) and Andrea Goss as Girl (Broadway: Indecent, Cabaret, Once, Rent; National Tours: Cabaret (Sally Bowles).
Directed and choreographed by Trey Compton (Engeman Theater: Assoc. Director – Gypsy, Oklahoma!, South Pacific, Twelve Angry Men, The Music Man, Evita, The Producers, West Side Story; Off-Broadway: YANK! and White’s Lies.
The Musical Director is James Olmstead (Engeman Theater: Mamma Mia!, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Memphis, West Side Story, The Producers, A Chorus Line, Evita. Broadway: Radio City’s New York Spring Spectacular (Keyboardist), On Your Feet! (Copyist). Off Broadway Music Director: 54 Below/Feinstein’s Broadway Swinger, Birdland’s BAA 10th Anniversary Concert, Laurie Beechman’s Perfectly Complicated. Off Broadway Synth Programmer: Fun Home. Composer: Mambo Italiano, Gary Goldfarb: Master Escapist).
The Associate Director / Movement Consultant is Natalie Malotke (NYC: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Choreography Assistant), Little Dancer, Really Rosie (Asst. Director); Regional: Paper Mill Playhouse, Pioneer Theatre Company, Music Theatre Wichita).
Barry DeBois and Andrea Goss
Sam Saint Ours, Douglas Waterbury-Tieman and Billy Cohen
AnnaBelle Deaner and Sophia Lily Tamburo
AnnaBelle Deaner and Sophia Lily Tamburo with Trey Compton (Director and Choreographer)
Trey Compton, Andrea Goss and Barry DeBois
Andrea Goss and Barry DeBois
Andrea Goss and Barry DeBois
Lauren Wright and Elisabeth Evans
Barry DeBois, Andrea Goss, AnnaBelle Deaner and Sophia Lily Tamburo
Trey Compton and James Olmstead (Music Director)
Trey Compton, Natalie Malotke (Associate Director and Associate Choreographer) and James Olmstead
The Cast and Creative Team of Once-Hollis Scarborough, Elisabeth Evans, Sam Saint Ours, Lauren Wright, Douglas Waterbury-Tieman, Ryan Halsaver, Barry DeBois, Trey Compton, Andrea Goss, Sophia Lily Tamburo, Stephen McIntyre, Rachel Mulcahy, AnnaBelle Deaner, Billy Cohen, Terry Palasz, James Olmstead, Ryan Michael Owens, John Thomas Hays, Bristol Pomeroy and Natalie Malotke