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New lovers announced for Broadway's 'Once'

Monday - 3/18/2013, 8:36pm  ET

In this theater image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Steve Kazee, left, and Cristin Milioti are shown in a scene from "Once," in New York. Producers of the hit show said Monday that Tony Award winner Steve Kazee and Tony nominated Cristin Milioti will leave the show after Sunday's performance.That date will also mark the end of the run for original cast members Will Connolly and Elizabeth A. Davis, who earned a Tony nomination as a supporting actress. (AP Photo/Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Joan Marcus)

MARK KENNEDY
AP Drama Writer

NEW YORK (AP) -- There will be two new star-crossed lovers at "Once" on Broadway.

Producers of the hit show said Monday that Tony Award-winner Steve Kazee and Tony nominated Cristin Milioti will leave the show after Sunday's performance.

That date will also mark the end of the run for original cast members Will Connolly and Elizabeth A. Davis, who earned a Tony nomination as a supporting actress.

Ben Hope, who has playing the role of Guy since Kazee went out on vocal rest, wins the part on a permanent basis. Laura Dreyfuss will take over from Milioti as Guy's love interest.

Like the film, the musical features songs by Marketa Irglova and Glen Hansard, including "Falling Slowly." It won eight Tonys last year, including the best musical honor.

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Online: http://www.oncemusical.com


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