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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.

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[Off-Broadway, 2019]
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[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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[West End, 2016] [Replacement]
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[West End, 2013]
Playwright
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
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Obie Awards - 2010 - Playwriting

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Hedgerow Theatre Extends Production Of Enda Walsh's THE NEW ELECTRIC BALLROOM

Hedgerow Theatre Company is currently presenting The New Electric Ballroom, a modern classic from the pen of Irish playwright Enda Walsh. Learn more about the extension here!

Review: DISCO PIGS, Alphabetti Theatre

Enda Walsh’s abrasive, poetic two-hander, Disco Pigs is a bullet-train ride of extremes. Two 17-year-olds, Pig (Ben Gettins) and Runt (Amy McAllister) are best friends born just seconds apart in the same hospital. Hurling their angst at each other (and the audience) for just under an hour, the pair navigate the throws of teendom, clinging to their friendship for dear life.

Kate Prince Brings MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE to Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts

Danse Danse welcomes the international tour for Message In A Bottle, a production celebrating contemporary and street dance styles around the greatest hits of legendary singer Sting. Learn more about the show and find out how to get tickets here!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Ivo van Hove's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Amsterdam

Get a first look at Ivo van Hove's production of Jesus Christ Superstar at theater DeLaMar in Amsterdam.

Hedgerow Theatre Announces Willy Rusell's SHIRLEY VALENTINE To Run With The New Electric Ballroom In February

Hedgerow Theatre presents Willy Russell’s Shirley Valentine in repertory with Enda Walsh's The New Electric Ballroom, exploring life's potential. Don't miss this exciting production in February!

Benjamin Walker, Rebecca Thornhill, and More Join the Cast of the World Premiere of OPENING NIGHT

Full casting has been announced for the World Premiere of John Cassavetes' OPENING NIGHT, a new musical with book by Ivo van Hove and music and lyrics by Rufus Wainwright.

Hedgerow Theatre to Kick Off The New Year With Enda Walsh's THE NEW ELECTRIC BALLROOM

Hedgerow Theatre presents Enda Walsh’s The New Electric Ballroom, a modern classic that explores the complexities of women of a certain age. Directed by Emma Gibson, this production features an all-female design and production team.

US Premiere of THE HUNT Starring Tobias Menzies to Begin in February at St. Ann's Warehouse

St. Ann’s Warehouse is presenting the U.S. premiere of the Almeida Theatre production ofThe Hunt, a blistering thriller catapulting audiences into some of today’s thorniest questions surrounding mob justice and forgiveness.

Creative Team Set for I LOVE YOU SO MUCH I COULD DIE Directed by Lucas Hnath

New York Theatre Workshop has revealed the full creative team for I Love You So Much I Could Die, written and performed by NYTW Usual Suspect Mona Pirnot (Private), and directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath (Red Speedo).

LAZARUS Will Have Sweden Debut At Göta Lejon

David Bowies last gift to his fans will open in Stockholm att Göta Lejon.

Shira Haas, Hadley Fraser, Amy Lennox and More Join OPENING NIGHT at the Gielgud Theatre

Further casting has been announced for the World Premiere of John Cassavetes' OPENING NIGHT, a new musical with book by Ivo van Hove and music and lyrics by Rufus Wainwright. Find out who is starring in the show here!

Previews: ROXY'S DOWNTOWN ANNOUNCES THEIR 2024-25 SEASON! at Roxy's Downtown

Roxy's Downtown Artistic Director Rick Bumgardner announced the highly anticipated 2024/25 season today, bringing cutting-edge theater to the heart of the country. Roxy’s has introduced audiences to innovative new works since 2014 and this season is no exception.

Origin Theatre Company Announces New Playwriting Program Led By Sarah Street And Produced In Association With Irish Arts Center

Origin Theatre Company announces Scéal Nua, a collaborative playwriting program led by Irish writer and actor Sarah Street and produced in Association with Irish Arts Center, initiative running January - April 24, 2024, aims to develop emerging Irish theatrical voices.

Review: CHANGING THE SHEETS at Origin Theatre

CHANGING THE SHEETS makes its US debut at Origin Theatre’s 1st Irish Theatre Festival

Seymour Center Unveils 2024 Season

Seymour Centre has announced its 2024 season, a set of five outstanding, must-see events presented in partnership with some of Sydney’s most ambitious independent theatre companies.  Learn more about the lineup here!

St. Ann's Warehouse Unveils Full 2023-24 Season

Explore the highly anticipated 2023-2024 season at St. Ann's Warehouse. Discover the dates, venues, and exciting lineup of shows coming to this renowned theater. Don't miss out on the unforgettable performances that await!

Photos: Enda Walsh's MISTERMAN Opens At Brookfield Theatre

Brookfield Theatre concludes its 3x3 One-Man Show Festival with the award-winning Misterman by Enda Walsh. See photos from the production.

Review: 3X3 FESTIVAL: HOW I LEARNED WHAT I LEARNED at Brookfield Theater Of The Arts

The Brookfield Theatre of the Arts’ 3X3 Festival continues with August Wilson’s 'How I Learned What I Learned.' Following in the footsteps of Jay Presson Allen’s Tru, How I Learned What I Learned finds August Wilson- played by Jeramie Gladman- reflecting on his upbringing, his friends, and his career through a series of stories and events that shaped his life, his relationships, and his professional development. Jeramie's passion is infectious in this exploration of Wilson's life.

American Premiere of LIFE & TIMES OF MICHAEL K is Coming to St. Ann's Warehouse

Don't miss the American premiere of 'Life & Times of Michael K,' a stunning puppet theater production that received rave reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Find out the dates and venue for this highly acclaimed show at St. Ann's Warehouse.

Review: 3X3 FESTIVAL: TRU begins the Festival with Flair at Brookfield Theater Of The Arts

There is so much more to Theatre than just musicals and full-length plays. For a single actor in a solo show to stand on that stage and create a work of art by themselves is bold and can be just as thrilling as a 30-person dance ensemble. 'Tru' set the bar high for the rest of the Festival.

Enda Walsh FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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

Enda Walsh has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of his notable nominations include Best Musical at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for "Once," Best Book of a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Once," and Playwriting at the Obie Awards for "The New Electric Ballroom." These nominations highlight the recognition and acclaim that Walsh has received for his work in the Broadway industry.

Enda Walsh has won several awards throughout his career. Some notable awards include the Best Musical at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for "Once," the Best Book of a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Once," and the Playwriting award at the Obie Awards for "The New Electric Ballroom." These accolades highlight Walsh's talent and success in the Broadway industry.

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