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

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[West End, 2013]
Music and Lyrics



Glen Hansard Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Music

Glen Hansard, Once

New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Best Musical

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New Musical NOISE, FAT HAM & More Set for Wilbury Theatre Group 24/25 Main Series Season

The 2024/25 season at Wilbury Theatre Group, featuring the Rhode Island premieres and more has been revealed. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets.
Video: Get A First Look At ONCE at Syracuse Stage

Get a first look at Syracuse Stage's production of Once, the irresistible Tony-award winning musical based on John Carney's beloved 2007 Oscar-winning film.
ONCE Will Conclude Wilbury Group's 2023/24 Season

Rehearsals have begun for Wilbury Theatre Group's upcoming production of Tony Award-winning musical Once with book by Enda Walsh and music and lyrics by Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová.
Syracuse Stage Closes 50th Season With ONCE

Syracuse Stage concludes its 50th season with the popular musical ONCE. Dive into the captivating performances and unforgettable music as this iconic theater wraps up its golden anniversary.
The Royal Conservatory Of Music To Present THE QUIET PLEASE, THERE'S A LADY ON STAGE Series And More This Spring

End your musical journey with The Royal Conservatory of Music as their concert season concludes. Discover the highlights and memorable performances of the season.
Video: Watch Glen Hansard on CBS Saturday Morning; New Tour Dates With Pearl Jam

Watch a video of Glen Hansard on CBS’s Jeff Glor in a wide-ranging interview that covered his new record. ‘All That Was East Is West Of Me Now’ came together after a secret residency in November 2022 at Hansard’s local pub just outside Dublin and was recorded with producer and former Frames member, David Odlum (Sam Smith, Tinariwen).
Cast and Creative Team Set for ONCE at Wilbury Theatre Group

Wilbury Theatre Group has revealed the cast for upcoming production of Tony Award-winning musical Once. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.
Immersive ONCE Comes to Lachat Town Farm in Weston This Month

Opening this upcoming St. Patrick's Day weekend, the team behind the recent productions of “Adventures in Oz” and “Village of the Damned” at Lachat will utilize the farm's natural beauty to create the fields, streets, and music halls of Ireland that once inspired the likes of Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett and Van Morrison.
Kathleen Chalfant, Jonathan Raviv, and More Set for HERE THERE ARE BLUEBERRIES at NYTW

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the full cast & creative team for Here There Are Blueberries, co-written by NYTW Usual Suspect and Tony & Emmy Award nominee Moisés Kaufman & Emmy Award nominee Amanda Gronich, and conceived & directed by Moisés Kaufman.
Proctors and Capital Repertory Theatre Reveal 2024-25 Seasons

Proctors Collaborative hosted “The Not So Late-Night Show” on the MainStage at Proctors Monday night to announce the 2024-25 season for both Proctors in Schenectady and Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany. Learn more about the upcoming seasons here!
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).
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.
Streaming Review: Flora & Her Son Make War And Then Make Music In John Carney's FLORA AND SON On Apple TV+

The writing knits together the disparate lives of the characters to show the transformative power of music.
Video: Glen Hansard Shares Video For New Track 'There's No Mountain'

Irish musician Glen Hansard is sharing the new song “There’s No Mountain”. The song points forward, to the virtue of simply pressing on, despite cataclysms global and personal that might challenge any stable orbit. Watch the new music video now!
Rubicon Theatre Company to Present LIFESPAN OF A FACT, ONCE, and More in 25th Silver Anniversary Season

RUBICON THEATRE, Ventura County’s leading not-for-profit theatrical organization committed to entertaining, engaging and enriching the lives of the region’s residents and visitors through innovative live performances, has unveiled the company’s highly anticipated 25th Anniversary “Silver” Season, entitled TRULY YOURS. 
New York Theatre Workshop Reveals 2023/24 Season 2050 Administrative Fellows & Producing Fellow

Find out what's in store for New York Theatre Workshop's 2023/24 season as they announce their lineup and introduce the 2050 Administrative Fellows. Get a sneak peek into the productions and meet the talented individuals who will contribute to the success of the theater.
Glen Hansard Shares 'Sure As The Rain;' 'The Swell Season' On Tour Now

Glen Hansard is sharing the compelling new song “Sure As The Rain,” a musical love letter to his wife and the mother of his nearly one year old son. The song features Via Mardot on theremin, whom Hansard contacted after seeing a series of her performances online. Check out upcoming tour dates!
The Barn Theatre in Cirencester Extends ONCE THE MUSICAL

The Barn Theatre in Cirencester has announced that their reimagined production of the Tony and Olivier award-winning musical Once has extended its run at the Cotswold theatre until 19th August. The production forms part of the Barn Theatre’s fifth anniversary season.  
Glen Hansard Announces New Album 'All That Was East Is West Of Me Now'

It will mark the singer songwriters first record in over four years and follows a period that found Hansard moving between collaborative work with Eddie Vedder and Cat Power to live performances with The Frames and Markéta Irglová/The Swell Season. The effect of which helped give direction to ‘All That Was East Is West Of Me Now.'
New York Theatre Workshop to Present the 05Fest - in Conjunction with THE HALF-GOD OF RAINFALL

Discover the excitement at New York Theatre Workshop's 05Fest, where THE HALF-GOD OF RAINFALL takes center stage. Immerse yourself in a festival of innovative theater and experience the best of what NYTW has to offer. Don't miss this captivating celebration of theater!


How many shows has Glen Hansard written?

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

What awards has Glen Hansard been nominated for?

Glen Hansard has been nominated for Outstanding Music at the Drama Desk Awards for the musical Once. Additionally, Once was nominated for Best Musical at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards.

What awards has Glen Hansard won?

Glen Hansard has won the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for Best Musical for Once.

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