Friday, 27 March 2015

Casting announced for Once's run in Dublin

Once is heading home to Dublin, Ireland, opening at the Olympia Theatre on 14th July for a limited run until 22nd August 2015. 

The cast includes: Tom Parsons as Guy, Megan Riordan as Girl, 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.

Set in Dublin, Once is a celebration of music, love, and the city that inspired it. It is based on the movie of the same name, written and directed by John Carney. The musical features music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Mark√©ta Irglov√° and book by Enda Walsh.

The creative team consists of director John Tiffany and designers Bob Crowley, Natasha Katz and Clive Goodwin, with movement by Steven Hoggett and musical supervision and orchestrations by Martin Lowe.

The musical recently closed in the West End and on Broadway.

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