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"The Song in Your Heart"[1] is the twentieth episode of Season Six of ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by David H. Goodman & Andrew Chambliss,[1] and directed by Ron Underwood.[3] It will be the one hundredth and thirty-first episode of the series overall, and will premiere on May 7, 2017.[2]

This is the first, and so far only, musical episode of the series. The songs were written by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner.[4]




(This list is based on actors and characters expected to be in the episode. It will be updated as more information is released. This list should not be considered official)


Guest Starring

(Bold characters have been further confirmed by news articles/photos)


The episode will feature a total of seven songs:[16]

  1. "TBA" by Jennifer Morrison (Emma Swan)[16]
  2. "TBA" by Ginnifer Goodwin (Snow White), Josh Dallas (Prince Charming), and Lana Parrilla (Evil Queen)[5]
  3. "TBA" by Rebecca Mader (Zelena)[17]
  4. "TBA" by Lana Parrilla (Evil Queen)[18]
  5. "TBA" by Colin O'Donoghue (Hook)[19]

One song is titled "Powerful Magic".[20]


Production Notes

  • The title of this episode was revealed by Adam Horowitz via his Twitter account on February 21, 2017.[1]
    • The episode was also referred to as "The Musical Episode", as it was revealed by choreographer Paul Becker via his Instagram account on February 9, 2017.[21]
  • According to Jane Espenson, a musical special feature was already considered back in 2014, but it did not happen because it was too expensive.[22]
  • This episode has been in the works since Summer 2016.[23]
  • Songs were recorded in advance, and then played back on set as the actors choregraophed.[24]
  • According to Adam Horowitz, it was hard to figure out how to meld the "voice" of the show with a musical.[25]
  • On the last day of filming for this episode, Colin O'Donoghue injured himself and fractured his foot.[26]

Costume Notes


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4
  2. 2.0 2.1
  3. 3.0 3.1
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2
  7. 7.0 7.1
  8. 8.0 8.1
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6
  13. File:6x19 - The Black Fairy - Promo
  16. 16.0 16.1
  20. (the title can be seen through the page)
  27. 27.0 27.1

Start a Discussion Discussions about The Song in Your Heart

  • 6x20 - The Song in Your Heart

    175 messages
    • In the promo... Are Regina and Granny in the same room that we saw in "Sisters"? Where Regina was playing with Zelena and Cora had her wand?
    • This is going to be like 3x11 but musical
  • Musical episode is happening! Will air in Spring!

    112 messages
    • QueenOfHearts2 wrote:Does there really have to be a curse to explain the singing? It might merely be identical to what occured on A Series...
    • My theory: 6x19 - Black Fairy dies, they win 6x20 - The Musical Episode, everything is resolved? 6x21 - Something bad happened to them...

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