Romantic regret and stubborn optimism seem as intertwined in the national character of Ireland as a Saint Brigid’s cross, and those qualities suffuse Once, the 2012 musical adapted by Irish playwright Enda Walsh from John Carney’s original 2007 screenplay of the same title. That this Irish tale, which is not quite a love story but […]
The framing device of setting different stories in the same location is a well-worn trope, but it works beautifully here, lending a starting point for three very different visions.
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