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Meet Gabriel Byrne of WALKING WITH GHOSTS, Beginning Previews Tonight!

Meet Gabriel Byrne of WALKING WITH GHOSTS, Beginning Previews Tonight!

The play opens on Thursday, October 27, at the Music Box Theatre.

Internationally renowned actor and writer Gabriel Byrne returns to Broadway in his acclaimed solo show, Walking with Ghosts, adapted from his best-selling memoir of the same name. Directed by Lonny Price, the limited engagement of Walking with Ghosts will begin previews tonight, October 18, with an official opening night of Thursday, October 27, at the Music Box Theatre.

Premiering earlier this year at Dublin's Gaiety Theatre in an acclaimed, sold-out run, Walking with Ghosts went on to a smashing success at the Edinburgh International Festival, and will next have a limited run in London's West End from September 7 - 16, before landing on Broadway.

Learn more about Byrne below!


Gabriel Byrne (Writer and Performer)

Gabriel Byrne: Walking with Ghosts

Gabriel Byrne has starred in more than 80 feature films and has worked with some of cinema's leading directors.

Movies include Excalibur, Miller's Crossing, Into the West, The Point of No Return, Little Women, Spider, The Usual Suspects, Dead Man, The End of Violence, Louder than Bombs, The Man in the Iron Mask, Vanity Fair and Death of a Ladies' Man.

Next he stars as Samuel Beckett in the upcoming film Dance First, directed by James Marsh.

On Broadway, he received a Tony Award nomination for his performance as James Tyrone Jr opposite Cherry Jones in A Moon for the Misbegotten, directed by Daniel Sullivan.

He won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Actor for A Touch of the Poet, directed by Doug Hughes.

In 2016, he starred as James Tyrone opposite Jessica Lange in O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night, directed by Jonathan Kent, for which he received nominations from the Tony Awards and Outer Critics Circle.

TV includes Vikings, Maniac, Zero Zero Zero and Secret State. He won the Golden Globe in 2008 for his role in the HBO series In Treatment.

In 2019, Byrne was honoured by the Irish Film and Television Academy with a Lifetime Achievement Award for contribution to cinema.

His critically acclaimed memoir upon which Walking with Ghosts is based has been longlisted for the 2022 French Prix Femina.


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