Enda Walsh News

BWW Reviews: ONCE's Absorbing Love Story Rocks the Pantages
by Don Grigware - Jul 20, 2014

Once/book by Enda Walsh/music & lyrics by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova/directed by John Tiffany/Pantages Theatre/through August 10 (more...)

L.A. Premiere of ONCE at Hollywood Pantages Begins Tuesday, 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2014

ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 GRAMMY Award for Best Musical Theater Album, is celebrating its Hollywood Pantages Premiere with a limited four-week engagement; July 15 through August 10, 2014. Opening Night is Thursday, July 17th at 8pm. (more...)

'ONCE' to Return to Toronto in February 2015 with an All Canadian Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Toronto fell in love with ONCE in December 2014, when the first touring company of the Tony Award-winning musical played here for a limited run; a critical and popular hit, it sold out every single seat during its six-week run. The Toronto Star called ONCE 'a perfect illustration of the magic that musical theatre at its best is capable of.' The Globe and Mail awarded it four stars, its highest rating. (more...)

Campaign to Save 21-Year-Old CORK FILM CENTRE Launches
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Cork Film Centre is celebrating 21 years as the heart of Southern Ireland's community of filmmakers and film artists. The support provided by Cork Film Centre for filmmakers, animators and artists includes mentoring, advice and information, equipment and studio space, courses and workshops. More importantly, it has provided a space for people who would otherwise be forced to choose between living in Cork and pursuing their creative aspirations. (more...)

John Tiffany-Helmed THE TWITS & More Set for Royal Court's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The Royal Court Theatre announces a new season of work today, Friday 27 June, including new plays from Molly Davies, Zinnie Harris, Rory Mullarkey, Tim Price and Jack Thorne; a debut play from first-time playwright Diana Nneka Atuona; a collaboration between scientist Chris Rapley, playwright and director Duncan Macmillan and director Katie Mitchell and a new production for young people and their families - Enda Walsh's new adaptation of Roald Dahl's The Twits. (more...)

ONCE Will Return to Minneapolis in Summer 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Once, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, returns to Minneapolis by popular demand for a limited engagement June 23-28, 2015, at Hennepin Theatre Trust's State Theatre in downtown Minneapolis. Tickets for Once are on sale now to subscribers, groups and Trust Donors. Single tickets will be available at a later date. For more information, visit HennepinTheatreTrust.org or call 1.800.859.7469 (SHOW). (more...)

ONCE National Tour Coming to Andrew Jackson Hall, 9/16-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall for a limited, one-week engagement from September 16-21. (more...)

BWW Reviews: How does Rogue Machine Solve a Dilemma Named Penelope?
by Gil Kaan - Jun 22, 2014

Can just imagine the excitement going through the minds of the four actors when they realized they would get the chance to work with a Tony Award winner's script and be directed by a multi-award winning director in its Los Angeles premiere . (more...)

Photo Flash: Jessie Fisher Joins Paul Alexander Nolan in ONCE on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

The cast of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best musical Once welcomes Jessie Fisher to the role of 'Girl' beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, June 17. Joanna Christie played her final performance on Sunday, June 15. Below, check out a first look at Fisher in action onstage! (more...)

Jessie Fisher to Succeed Joanna Christie as 'Girl' in ONCE on Broadway, 6/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

The cast of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best musical ONCE welcomes Jessie Fisher to the role of 'Girl' beginning Tuesday, June 17. Joanna Christie will play her final performance on Sunday, June 15. (more...)

Irish Pop Star Ronan Keating to Join West End's ONCE as 'The Busker' from Nov 17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Irish pop star Ronan Keating will appear in the West End production of Once, beginning November 17, 2014, and continuing in the role of the busker (currently played by David Hunter) through March 21, 2015. (more...)

Summer Stages: My Choices for California Summer Theatre
by Don Grigware - Jun 03, 2014

Ghost, Pantages Theatre/June 27 -July13/www.hollywoodpantages.com/ The musical stage adaptation of the 1990 runaway hit film of the same title that starred Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Oscar-winning Whoopi Goldberg. Despite its mixed reviews, the show, which originated on the West End, received 3 Tony nominations for its Broadway engagement. With book/lyrics by Bruce Joel and music/lyrics by Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard, Ghost's musical score includes the ever-popular 'Unchained Melody' and is bound to be an audience grabber. (more...)

Enda Walsh's PENELOPE to Open 6/14 at Rogue Machine
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Tony Award winning playwright Enda Walsh will be represented once again at Rogue Machine Theatre when PENELOPE opens on June 14th at 8pm. (more...)

St. Ann's Warehouse Presents 16th Annual LABAPALOOZA! Festival of New Puppet Theater This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

The Puppet Lab, which celebrates its 16th anniversary this year, is St. Ann's Warehouse'sexperimental haven for artists developing interdisciplinary projects for puppet and object theater. Under the direction of Lab Co-Directors Matthew Acheson and Krissy Smith, participating artists and their collaborators have met weekly over several months to develop projects, share puppetry elements and other design and technical ideas, discuss plot structure and character development, and work on narrative. They will present their works-in-progress in the annual Labapalooza! festival, which will run today, May 29 - June 1 at St. Ann's Warehouse (29 Jay Street, Brooklyn). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for Seattle (more...)

Origin Theatre Co. to Host International Spring Benefit, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Origin Theatre Company kicks off its twelfth season of producing the American premieres of plays by emerging European playwrights at its annual spring benefit on Wednesday June 4, at 6:30pm. Hosted by Mutual of America, 320 Park Avenue, the evening features a smorgasbord of international pleasures, including an appearance by the cast of "The International," rollicking musical entertainment, and appearances by a colorful cross-section of local and visiting theatre luminaries, business leaders and supporters of the arts. (more...)

Rogue Machine Theatre Launches Season 7 with Five LA Premieres, Beginning 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Multi-award winning ROGUE MACHINE THEATRE (BEST PRODUCTION Award winner 2013, 2011 and 2010 - Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, Ovation) is back for their SEVENTH SEASON in Los Angeles, beginning May 24, 2014. (more...)

AUDIO: ONCE's David Patrick Kelly, Brandon McGibbon & Brandon Ellis Perform on WFUV Radio
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

David Patrick Kelly, Brandon McGibbon & Brandon Ellis, of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical ONCE, performed at WFUV Radio this past Sunday. Click here to listen. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at David Hunter and Jill Winternitz in West End's ONCE
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

David Hunter and Jill Winternitz have joined the Olivier award-winning production of Once as Guy and Girl respectively. Hunter, who originally joined the show in July last year understudying the role of Guy, and Winternitz had their first performance together on 12 May 2014. In April this year, Once was the winner of two coveted Olivier awards - including the first ever recipient of the Olivier for Outstanding Achievement in Music. The show has also won 8 Tony awards including Best Musical and the Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album. In addition Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova's Falling Slowly won the Oscar for Best Original Song. Check out a first look at the pair onstage below! (more...)

ONCE National Tour Comes to Smith Center, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play The Smith Center for a limited engagement today, May 20-25. (more...)

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