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'Once' to close on Broadway in January

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Once
Joan Marcus

After falling slowly in over 1,100 performances, Once will close on Broadway in January. The musical based on the 2007 movie will have its final performance Jan. 4, 2015.

Once opened on Broadway in March 2012 after beginning performances that February. Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti (now of How I Met Your Mother) played the principal roles of Guy and Girl in the original cast. The production won Best Musical at the Tony Awards that year, and Kazee took home the trophy for Best Actor in a Musical. In total, the show won eight Tonys.

When it closes, Once will have played 1,167 performances and 22 previews.