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Glen Hansard

 
Bio:
Film: The Commitments, Once. Albums: Strict Joy, the soundtrack of Once (Academy Award¬ģ, Best Original Song, ‚ÄúFalling Slowly‚ÄĚ), The Swell Season, The Cost, Burn the Maps, Set List: Live in Dublin, For the Birds, Dance the Devil, Fitzcarraldo, Another Love Song. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Film: The Commitments, Once. Albums: Strict Joy, the soundtrack of Once (Academy Award¬ģ, Best Original Song, ‚ÄúFalling Slowly‚ÄĚ), The Swell Season, The Cost, Burn the Maps, Set List: Live in Dublin, For the Birds, Dance the Devil, Fitzcarraldo, Another Love Song. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2013]
Music and Lyrics

Writing

Composer
Lyricist

Photos

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Scott Waara, Amanda Leigh Jerry and Rustin Cole Sailors

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Amanda Leigh Jerry and Rustin Cole Sailors Photo

Amanda Leigh Jerry and Rustin Cole Sailors

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Rustin Cole Sailors and Amanda Leigh Jerry

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Productions

Music and Lyrics

Writing
Composer
Lyricist

Glen Hansard Biography

Film: The Commitments, Once. Albums: Strict Joy, the soundtrack of Once (Academy Award¬ģ, Best Original Song, ‚ÄúFalling Slowly‚ÄĚ), The Swell Season, The Cost, Burn the Maps, Set List: Live in Dublin, For the Birds, Dance the Devil, Fitzcarraldo, Another Love Song.

Glen Hansard Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Music
Glen Hansard, Once
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Best Musical Gold Star
Glen Hansard , Once

Glen Hansard News

New York Theatre Workshop Announces 2022/23 2050 Artistic Fellows Photo New York Theatre Workshop Announces 2022/23 2050 Artistic Fellows
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the playwrights and directors selected for the 2022/23 Season 2050 Artistic Fellowship. The 2022/23 Artistic Fellows are Miranda Cornell, Thaddeus McCants, Aileen Wen McGroddy, Attilio Rigotti, Andrew Rodriguez and Minghao Tu.

Let Me In Presents Reimagined Staging of ONCE THE MUSICAL Photo Let Me In Presents Reimagined Staging of ONCE THE MUSICAL
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2022

Exciting new Midlands theatre company, Let Me In, are reimagining the award-winning folk musical - ONCE - for today's audience, with an immersive new design and visionary creative team.

Berkshire Theatre Group to Present ONCE Photo Berkshire Theatre Group to Present ONCE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022

Running July 1 through 16 at The Colonial Theatre, the audience will be transported to a bustling Irish pub with a stage full of incredibly talented actors singing and playing their own instruments. 

Writers Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring TIGER STYLE!, ONCE & More Photo Writers Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring TIGER STYLE!, ONCE & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022

Writers Theatre Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma and Interim Artistic Director Bobby Kennedy announced the company’s 2022/23 four-play season, including Mike Lew’s Tiger Style!, directed by Brian Balcom; Manual Cinema’s Christmas Carol, and more.

Berkshire Theatre Group to Present Sensory Friendly Performances For Summer 2022 Seas Photo Berkshire Theatre Group to Present Sensory Friendly Performances For Summer 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced that this season BTG has expanded the sensory-friendly programming and will offer a sensory-friendly performance for many of its summer season shows.

Casts Announced for B.R.O.K.E.N CODE B.I.R.D SWITCHING World Premiere & More Berkshir Photo Casts Announced for B.R.O.K.E.N CODE B.I.R.D SWITCHING World Premiere & More Berkshire Theatre Group
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022

Berkshire Theatre Group and Kate Maguire have announced casting for shows in BTG’s Early Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and recipient of an NEA Grants for Arts Projects Award and more.

Darlinghurst Theatre Company Announces Cast of ONCE Photo Darlinghurst Theatre Company Announces Cast of ONCE
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

Darlinghurst Theatre Company has announced the cast of the smash-hit musical Once, which makes its long-awaited return to the Eternity Playhouse from 24 June following its season in Perth with Black Swan State Theatre Company. 

Patricia McGregor Will Be The Next Artistic Director Of New York Theatre Workshop Photo Patricia McGregor Will Be The Next Artistic Director Of New York Theatre Workshop
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop announced today that Patricia McGregor will succeed James C. Nicola as Artistic Director, following a yearlong search led by ALJP Consulting and a dedicated search committee of artists, staff and Trustees.

Previews Begin Tonight for DREAMING ZENZILE, Presented by New York Theatre Workshop & Photo Previews Begin Tonight for DREAMING ZENZILE, Presented by New York Theatre Workshop & National Black Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop and National Black Theatre will present Dreaming Zenzile, based on the life of Miriam Makeba, by Grammy-nominated Vocalist/Composer Somi Kakoma, directed by Obie Award winner, Tony Award nominee, NYTW Usual Suspect & former NYTW 2050 Artistic Fellow Lileana Blain-Cruz.

New York Theatre Workshop & La MaMa to Present the REFLECTIONS OF NATIVE VOICES FESTI Photo New York Theatre Workshop & La MaMa to Present the REFLECTIONS OF NATIVE VOICES FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop and La MaMa announced today programming for the third annual Reflections of Native Voices Festival.

Glen Hansard Videos

Walter Martin Announces New Album Dedicated to Stewart Lupton VideoWalter Martin Announces New Album Dedicated to Stewart Lupton
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 8, 2019

Renowned songwriter and Walkmen co-founder Walter Martinannounced today his new album The World At Night will release on January 31st via Ile Flottante Music. Produced by multi-instrumentalist Josh Kaufman (The National, Hiss Golden Messenger, The War On Drugs), the album is Martin's most richly orchestrated and grandly cinematic collection to date, as well as his most poignant. Dedicated to his dear friend and late Jonathan Fire*Eater bandmate Stewart Lupton, it balances soul-baring intimacy with sophisticated arrangements as they walk a delicate tightrope between despair and hope, faith and doubt, security and uncertainty.

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

Glen Hansard Begins US Tour Next Week and Shares New Live Video VideoGlen Hansard Begins US Tour Next Week and Shares New Live Video
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 28, 2019

Glen Hansard¬†returns to the U.S. next week in support of his new record,¬†This Wild Willing¬†and has shared a new live performance video for the song, ‚ÄúLeave a Light‚ÄĚ.¬†¬†This Wild Wiling¬†garnered the best reviews of his 20+ year career with¬†VICE¬†calling it a ‚Äúreinvention‚ÄĚ,¬†MOJO¬†deeming it ‚Äúan immersive, deeply satisfying work‚ÄĚ and¬†NPR¬†Musicsaying,¬†‚ÄúThese songs feel rawer, broader, more sweeping and emotional and expansive‚ÄĚ.¬†

The Good Ones Announce New Album RWANDA, YOU SHOULD BE LOVED VideoThe Good Ones Announce New Album RWANDA, YOU SHOULD BE LOVED
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 27, 2019

For The Good Ones' new album, Rwanda, You Should Be Loved, bandleader Adrien Kazigira originally composed over forty songs. Most were meditations on his now thirteen-year-old daughter, Marie-Claire, and the life-threatening tumor that has afflicted her left eye. The recording was done live without overdubs on Adrien's farm and was imbued with the passing of producer Ian Brennan's mother during the days that they were there together as well as a former founding band member recently having succumbed to his own demons.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For the Sydney Premiere of ONCE VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer For the Sydney Premiere of ONCE
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2019

Darlinghurst Theatre Company's production of ONCE will play at Sydney's Eternity Playhouse from 26 June - 21 July, starring Toby Francis (Kinky Boots), Stefanie Caccamo (Beautiful) and Cameron Daddo (The Sound of Music).

VIDEO: On This Day, March 18- ONCE Makes Beautiful Music On Broadway VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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: Get A First Look At The Ivoryton Playhouse's ONCE VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At The Ivoryton Playhouse's ONCE
by Alan Henry - Sep 26, 2018

On September 19th, the Broadway smash hit ONCE, opens at the Ivoryton Playhouse. On the streets of Dublin, an Irish musician about to give up on his dreams and a beautiful young Czech immigrant are drawn together by their shared love of music. Over the course of one fateful week, an unexpected friendship and collaboration quickly evolves into a powerful but complicated love story, underscored by the most beautiful, emotionally charged music.

VIDEO: First Look at ONCE in Rehearsals at Theatre Latte Da VideoVIDEO: First Look at ONCE in Rehearsals at Theatre Latte Da
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2018

Rehearsals for Theater Latte Da's Once are underway. Winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Once features a book by Enda Walsh with music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova. Theater Latte Da Artistic Director Peter Rothstein directs the production with Music Director Jason Hansen and choreography by Kelli Foster Warder. Performances begin September 12 at the Ritz Theater (345 13th Avenue NE in Minneapolis). Single tickets and season tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at latteda.org or by calling 612-339-3003.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Paramount Theatre's ONCE VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Paramount Theatre's ONCE
by Alan Henry - May 7, 2018

Aurora's Paramount Theatre - Chicago's most decorated theater at the 2017 Jeff Awards with the third largest subscriber base in the nation - is excited to present the first Chicago-area regional staging of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Once to close its 2017-18 Broadway Series. Get a first look at the production in the video below!


Glen Hansard Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Glen Hansard written?
Glen Hansard has written 1 shows including Once (Composer).

What awards has Glen Hansard been nominated for?
Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Once and Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Once .

What awards has Glen Hansard won?
Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Once.