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Once announces first major UK tour

Daniel Healy and Emma Lucia will star in Once the Musical
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Folk musical Once has announced it will return later this year for a UK tour.

The musical ran in the West End in 2012, winning an Olivier award for outstanding achievement in music.

This production premiered last year at the New Wolsey Theatre and Queens Theatre Hornchurch, which co-produced the show, however it is now being revived for its first major tour, opening at the relaunched Fairfield Halls in Croydon on December 19.

It will run there until January 11, before setting out on tour to locations including Liverpool, Woking, Coventry, Oxford, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Newcastle and Plymouth.

Daniel Healy and Emma Lucia have been announced as lead cast members in the production, reprising the roles they performed in the production last year.

Further casting is to be announced.

Once is directed by Peter Rowe, with set and costume design by Libby Watson, musical supervision by Ben Goddard, choreography by Francesca Jaynes and orchestration by Martin Lowe.

Lighting is by Mark Dymock, sound by James Cook and projection design by Peter Hazelwood. Casting is by Debbie O’Brien.

It is produced on tour by Adam Spiegel and Robert Bartner.

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