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Bio:
John Carney is a Dublin-based writer director who came to the world’s attention following the box office hit and critically acclaimed musical feature film Once, which garnered multiple Independent Spirit, Sundance and Raindance awards. Previously, John was a bassist in the Irish rock band the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
John Carney is a Dublin-based writer director who came to the world’s attention following the box office hit and critically acclaimed musical feature film Once, which garnered multiple Independent Spirit, Sundance and Raindance awards. Previously, John was a bassist in the Irish rock band the ... (read complete bio)
Savannah Rep Presents ONCE In Concert Photo Savannah Rep Presents ONCE In Concert
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 19, 2021

Special guests Michelle Meece (Savannah Theatre) and Ricardo Ochoa (Velvet Caravan) will headline the next entry in Savannah Rep's acclaimed “Concerts on Broughton” series - ONCE: IN CONCERT, an evening of music from the 2012 Tony winner for Best Musical.

Sydney Season Of ONCE Extended By Popular Demand Photo Sydney Season Of ONCE Extended By Popular Demand
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2021

Darlinghurst Theatre Company has announced that the Sydney season of ONCE is to be extended through 6 August due to unprecedented public demand.

Tickets Are Now on Sale For Melbourne Run of ONCE Photo Tickets Are Now on Sale For Melbourne Run of ONCE
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2021

Tickets  are now on sale for the Broadway musical ONCE, which is set to melt hearts again at Melbourne’s prestigious Comedy Theatre from 17 September.  Based on the movie of the same name by John Carney, with a book by Enda Walsh, it is the only Broadway show with music that won the Academy Award®, Grammy Award®, Olivier Award and Tony Award®. 

Tony Winner Sophie Okonedo Joins Kathryn Gallagher, Nikki M. James & More in Season 2 Photo Tony Winner Sophie Okonedo Joins Kathryn Gallagher, Nikki M. James & More in Season 2 of MODERN LOVE
by Nicole Rosky - May 26, 2021

Tobias Menzies (The Crown) and Tony winner Sophie Okonedo (Ratched) joined the cast of the star-studded second season of Modern Love. They appear in an episode directed by John Carney, who also serves as showrunner and executive producer. The episode and series recently completed filming in Dublin, Ireland.

BWW Interview: Markéta Irglová Discusses the Legacy of ONCE, 14 Years Later Photo BWW Interview: Markéta Irglová Discusses the Legacy of ONCE, 14 Years Later
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 13, 2021

In our conversation with Markéta, we covered her favorite fan reactions, the way the movie makes her feel now as compared to when she made the film at age 17, and how she felt about the Broadway musical adaptation of 'Once.' 

George Gershwin Movie Musical FASCINATING RHYTHM in the Works; John Carney to Direct Photo George Gershwin Movie Musical FASCINATING RHYTHM in the Works; John Carney to Direct
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 22, 2021

Martin Scorsese, Irwin Winkler and director John Carney are teaming up for a new film based on composer George Gershwin. Titled Fascinating Rhythm, the movie is described as 'a young woman’s magical journey through past and present New York City, inspired by the life and music of American composer George Gershwin.'

UN DĂŤA COMO HOY: ONCE se estrenaba en Broadway Photo UN DĂŤA COMO HOY: ONCE se estrenaba en Broadway
by Cristina Martinez - Mar 18, 2021

En 2012, el 18 de marzo ONCE se estrenaba en Broadway tras su paso por el Off-Broadway los años anteriores. El musical basado en la película homónima de John Carney contaba con la música de Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová, incluyendo el oscarizado tema 'Falling Slowly'.

Jason Derulo Releases 'Lifestyle' Single Photo Jason Derulo Releases 'Lifestyle' Single
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 21, 2021

Multi-platinum global superstar Jason Derulo has announced today’s release of his eagerly awaited new single. “Lifestyle (Feat. Adam Levine)” is available now via Future History/APG/Atlantic Records at all DSPs and streaming services.

BWW Blog: College Amidst Coronavirus with Broadway's Sam Poon Photo BWW Blog: College Amidst Coronavirus with Broadway's Sam Poon
by Student Blogger: Kyle Morales - Dec 3, 2020

Today’s guest, Sam Poon, has been performing professionally since the age of nine.

ONCE Announces 2021 Australian Tour Photo ONCE Announces 2021 Australian Tour
by Stephi Wild - Nov 27, 2020

Darlinghurst Theatre Company has been awarded $605,562 through the Australian Government's Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund for a 21-week tour of the multi award-winning musical ONCE in 2021.

Breaking: SING STREET Now Aiming for 2021-2022 Broadway Opening Photo Breaking: SING STREET Now Aiming for 2021-2022 Broadway Opening
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 3, 2020

It was announced this evening that the rockin' new Broadway musical Sing Street will now begin performances between Winter 2021 and 2022 at a Shubert theater to be announced. 

BWW Blog: A Summer Without Theatre - How I've Survived (Barely) Photo BWW Blog: A Summer Without Theatre - How I've Survived (Barely)
by Student Blogger: Emily Hoffert - Jul 30, 2020

For anyone in the theatre industry, an added stressor of this summera??s health and political chaos has been the complete loss of our industrya??s traditional in-person activity.

Winners Announced for the 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards! Photo Winners Announced for the 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2020

On Tuesday, May 19, presenters Charles Bush and Julie Halston, along with OBA President Peter Breger, announced the 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance. The Off Broadway Alliance plans on celebrating this year's winners with a reception this Fall.

Julie Halston and Charles Busch to Announce Winners for the 10th Annual Off Broadway  Photo Julie Halston and Charles Busch to Announce Winners for the 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 14, 2020

Charles Busch and Julie Halston will announce the winners of the 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards on Tuesday, May 19 at 11:30 am. The winners will be announced via streaming on Facebook and YouTube.

BWW Interview: Mark Fields of THE GRAND OPERA HOUSE & THE PLAYHOUSE Photo BWW Interview: Mark Fields of THE GRAND OPERA HOUSE & THE PLAYHOUSE
by Greer Firestone - May 4, 2020

Convulsive events happen. Sometimes they turn from considerable to colossal. The implications generally tend to take years to play out and, in worse cases, spiral into unpredictable and unintended consequences.

SING STREET: GROUNDED Benefit Raises $310, 924.00 Photo SING STREET: GROUNDED Benefit Raises $310, 924.00
by A.A. Cristi - May 1, 2020

SING STREET: Grounded - At Home With The Broadway Cast raised $310, 924.00 for The Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS in one day.

Upcoming CD Releases for May 2020 Photo Upcoming CD Releases for May 2020
by - May 1, 2020

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for May, 2020.

Breaking News: Drama League Announces 2020 Nominations Photo Breaking News: Drama League Announces 2020 Nominations
by Robert Diamond - Apr 30, 2020

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??The Drama League has announced the 2020 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much- coveted Distinguished Performance Award.

WATCH: SING STREET's Virtual Charity Performance 'Grounded' Photo WATCH: SING STREET's Virtual Charity Performance 'Grounded'
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Apr 30, 2020

The stars of Sing Street are going live today at 6:30pm to show their support to first responders and essential healthcare workers with a virtual charity performance benefiting The Mayor's Fund and BCEFA!

BWW TV: See A Special Preview of SING STREET: GROUNDED Photo 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!

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