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Enda Walsh

 
Bio:
Enda Walsh is an Irish playwright living in London. He is the winner of numerous international awards, and his work has been translated and produced worldwide. Recent plays: Misterman (Landmark, Ireland), Penelope, The New Electric Ballroom, The Walworth Farce (All Druid Theatre, Ireland). Other ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Enda Walsh is an Irish playwright living in London. He is the winner of numerous international awards, and his work has been translated and produced worldwide. Recent plays: Misterman (Landmark, Ireland), Penelope, The New Electric Ballroom, The Walworth Farce (All Druid Theatre, Ireland). Other ... (read complete bio)

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[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Bookwriter
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[West End, 2016] [Replacement]
Writer[Replacement]
 
[West End, 2013]
Playwright
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director

Writing

Playwright
Bookwriter
Playwright
Bookwriter

Enda Walsh Biography

Enda Walsh is an Irish playwright living in London. He is the winner of numerous international awards, and his work has been translated and produced worldwide. Recent plays: Misterman (Landmark, Ireland), Penelope, The New Electric Ballroom, The Walworth Farce (All Druid Theatre, Ireland). Other plays: Chatroom, The Small Things, Bedbound, Disco Pigs. Shorter plays: How These Desperate Men Talk, Lynndie’s Gotta Gun, Gentrification, My Friend Duplicity, Room 303. Film: Hunger.

Enda Walsh Awards and Nominations

 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Best Musical Gold Star
Enda Walsh, Once
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Book of a Musical Gold Star
Enda Walsh, Once
 
Obie Awards - 2010 - Playwriting Gold Star
Enda WalshThe New Electric Ballroom

Enda Walsh News

ONCE to be Presented at Writers Theatre in February Photo ONCE to be Presented at Writers Theatre in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2023

Writers Theatre will continue its 2022/23 Season with the Tony Award-winning musical Once, based on the 2007 film written and directed by John Carney. 

US Premiere of Mark O'Halloran's CONVERSATIONS AFTER SEX to Open at Irish Arts Center Photo US Premiere of Mark O'Halloran's CONVERSATIONS AFTER SEX to Open at Irish Arts Center in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2023

Irish Arts Center will present the U.S. premiere of THISISPOPBABY’s Conversations After Sex, written by Mark O’Halloran and directed by Tom Creed. Performances take place February 22-March 11.

The Everyman Launches Spring Season This Week Photo The Everyman Launches Spring Season This Week
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2023

The Everyman has launched its spring season, starring renowned writers, award-winning shows, and fan favourites. The featured production sees Reggie from the Blackrock Road return to The Everyman stage with a 12-performance run of his new show, Reggie's Guide to Social Climbing. Produced by The Everyman, this world premiere sees the millionaire acting as mentor to Ireland's nouveau riche, providing guidance on how to eat, drink, flirt, and behave like a member of Cork's One Per Cent.  

Tickets from just £9 for THE WALWORTH FARCE Photo Tickets from just £9 for THE WALWORTH FARCE
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jan 19, 2023

‚ÄúAnd what news of London Town, Paddy? This Walworth Road off the Elephant and Castle paint me a picture of this boulevard and its surrounding environs.‚ÄĚ

THE JUNGLE to Return to St. Ann's Warehouse in February Photo THE JUNGLE to Return to St. Ann's Warehouse in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2023

St. Ann’s Warehouse and Good Chance will bring The Jungle back to St. Ann’s, where it made its sold-out American Premiere in 2018. See performance dates, how to purchase tickets, and more.

Talia Ryder to Lead HOW TO DEFEND YOURSELF at New York Theatre Workshop; Full Cast &  Photo Talia Ryder to Lead HOW TO DEFEND YOURSELF at New York Theatre Workshop; Full Cast & Creative Team Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2023

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the full cast and creative team for How to Defend Yourself by Liliana Padilla. See performance dates, how to purchase tickets, and more!

THE WALWORTH FARCE Will Be the First Full-Scale Production To Play New 'Southwark Pla Photo THE WALWORTH FARCE Will Be the First Full-Scale Production To Play New 'Southwark Playhouse Elephant' Venue
by Stephi Wild - Jan 4, 2023

Southwark Playhouse has announced the full cast for its first major production to run at its brand new space in Elephant and Castle. The new space - Southwark Playhouse Elephant, is welcoming a revival of Enda Walsh's award winning The Walworth Farce as its debut full scale production, held in its 310-seat main auditorium.

Playwrights Horizons Announces Final Extension of DOWNSTATE Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces Final Extension of DOWNSTATE
by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 19, 2022

Playwrights Horizons (Adam Greenfield, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has extended the New York premiere of Bruce Norris's provocative, critically lauded play Downstate, directed by Pam MacKinnon, a second and final time, to January 7, 2023.

Boston University School Of Theatre Presents ONCE At The Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre Photo Boston University School Of Theatre Presents ONCE At The Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 1, 2022

Boston University College of Fine Arts (CFA) School of Theatre has announced its upcoming production at BU's state-of-the-art Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre, Once, running from December 7-10, 2022.

Full Casting Announced For ONCE - IN CONCERT Starring Carrie Hope Fletcher and Jamie  Photo Full Casting Announced For ONCE - IN CONCERT Starring Carrie Hope Fletcher and Jamie Muscato
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2022

The full cast has been announced for ONCE ‚Äď IN CONCERT at the London Palladium on Sunday 12 March (at 3pm and 7pm). ONCE - IN CONCERT, which went on sale on 23 September before adding a second performance due to public demand, has only a limited number of tickets still available.

Enda Walsh Videos

VIDEO: First Look at 'Up' From SING STREET at The Huntington Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at 'Up' From SING STREET at The Huntington

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 13, 2022

All new production footage has been released from¬†SING STREET¬†at The Huntington with a clip of the song ‚ÄúUp‚ÄĚ by¬†Gary Clark¬†and¬†John Carney.¬†Check out the video here!

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of SING STREET at the Huntington Videoplay
VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of SING STREET at the Huntington

by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2022

Sing Street is playing  at The Huntington's Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA from August 26 to October 2, 2022. Check out an all new behind the scenes video here!

BWW TV: See A Special Preview of SING STREET: GROUNDED Videoplay
BWW TV: See A Special Preview of SING STREET: GROUNDED

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 29, 2020

Get a sneak peek of SING STREET: Grounded streaming this Thursday from 6:30pm till 7pm (EST) exclusively on SING STREET Broadway's Facebook Page!

BWW TV: SING STREET to Be Featured on New Digital Series CBS SUNDAY MORNING - SUNDAY  Videoplay
BWW TV: SING STREET to Be Featured on New Digital Series CBS SUNDAY MORNING - SUNDAY MATINEE

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 24, 2020

CBS Sunday Morning is launching a new digital series entitled CBS Sunday Morning - Sunday Matinee! Every Sunday after their broadcast, at 3 PM, they will share exclusive content from Broadway and Off-Broadway shows so that fans can keep up with their favorite shows and stars from their computers and/or personal devices.

VIDEO: Watch the Music Video For 'Falling Slowly' From ONCE Ahead of the UK Tour Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Music Video For 'Falling Slowly' From ONCE Ahead of the UK Tour

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 11, 2019

A new recording is released today of the Academy Award-winning song Falling Slowly, introducing Daniel Healy as Guy and Emma Lucia as Girl. They will lead the cast of the first UK Tour of Once, launching in January 2020 following a run at Fairfield Halls, Croydon from Thursday 19 December to Saturday 11 January.

Irish Arts Center And Baryshnikov Arts Center Present Colin Dunne's CONCERT Videoplay
Irish Arts Center And Baryshnikov Arts Center Present Colin Dunne's CONCERT

by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2019

Irish Arts Center and Baryshnikov Arts Center join forces again to present the U.S. premiere of Colin Dunne's Concert, in which he takes on the widely influential Irish fiddle player Tommie Potts' iconic‚ÄĒand notoriously choreographically challenging‚ÄĒ1972 album¬†The Liffey Banks, armed with an LP, tape recorder, portable speakers, and sheets of flooring. Choreographed and performed by Dunne, and created in collaboration with director Sin√©ad Rushe and composer and sound designer Mel Mercier, Concert, which The Irish Times, in a five-star review, described as ‚Äúwarm, funny, respectful, and irreverent,‚ÄĚ comes to Baryshnikov Arts Center November 14-16.

VIDEO: On This Day, March 18- ONCE Makes Beautiful Music On Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, March 18- ONCE Makes Beautiful Music On Broadway

by A.A. Cristi - Mar 18, 2019

On this day in 2012, the musical adaptation of the Oscar-winning love story, Once, opened on Broadway!

VIDEO: Get A First Look at Olney's ONCE Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look at Olney's ONCE

by Alan Henry - Feb 19, 2019

ONCE opened at the Olney Theatre in Baltimore on February 6th and is running through March 10, 2019.

VIDEO: On This Day, February 1- Happy Birthday, Michael C. Hall! Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, February 1- Happy Birthday, Michael C. Hall!

by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2019

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of stage and television star, Michael C. Hall!

VIDEO: Get a Behind the Scenes Look at 'Skittles Commercial: The Broadway Musical' Videoplay
VIDEO: Get a Behind the Scenes Look at 'Skittles Commercial: The Broadway Musical'

by Stage Tube - Jan 28, 2019

Get a look behind the scenes as the full cast of "Skittles Commercial: The Broadway Musical" record one of the original tracks from the show - "Advertising Ruins Everything." Watch the video below!


Enda Walsh Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Enda Walsh written?
Enda Walsh has written 4 shows including bedbound (Playwright), Once (Bookwriter), Arlington (Playwright), Sing Street (Bookwriter).

What awards has Enda Walsh been nominated for?
Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Once Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Once and Playwriting (Obie Awards) for The New Electric Ballroom .

What awards has Enda Walsh won?
Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Once Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Onceand Playwriting (Obie Awards) for The New Electric Ballroom.