Set in Dublin and based on the Indie film of the same name that was written and directed by John Carney, the musical features music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová and a Tony award-winning book by Enda Walsh.
In a press statement, Walsh has commented, "I'm absolutely delighted that Once is coming to Dublin and will play for the summer at the Olympia Theatre. This sweet little love story, so beautifully dreamt in film by John Carney, has travelled a long way on theatre stages around the world--and is finally returning home."
The Dublin cast will be led by Tom Parsons as Guy, Megan Riordan as Girl, with Sandra Callaghan as Baruska, Phelim Drew as Billy, Lisa Fox as Ex-Girfriend, Bob Kelly as Eamon, Michael Mahony as Emcee, Bill Murphy as Da, Dylan Reid as Andrej,Rickie O’Neill as Svec and Ruth Westley as Reza.
Once was originally produced on Broadway by Barbara Broccoli, John N. Hart Jr., Patrick Milling Smith, Frederick Zollo, Brian Carmody, Michael G. Wilson, Orin Wolf, The Shubert Organization and Executive Producer Robert Cole, in association with New York Theatre Workshop. The Dublin production is produced by Landmark Productions (one of Ireland's leading theatre producers) and presented in association with MCD.
To book tickets, which are on sale from March 27, contact the box office on 0818 719 300 or for more details visit www.oncemusical.ie