Posts Tagged ‘Once’

Irish Eye on Hollywood: Once More for John Carney

Also in April, Irish director John Carney, tries “once” again to capture the magic of his hit movie Once, which won an Academy Award (for Best Original song) and has since become a successful Broadway musical. Carney’s newest film – which opened the Audi Dublin Film Festival back in February – is called Sing StreetRead more..

Once the Musical Comes Home to Dublin

Award winning film turned Tony-award winning musical, Once took center stage February 22 at the Gaiety Theater in Dublin for its European Premiere. For Glen Hansard, actor and singer/songwriter in the Oscar-winning 2006 Irish Film Once, the films success came as a complete shock but surprising is the even higher acclaim it has received as aRead more..

Once the Musical is Gold at the Tony Awards

It was an Irish night at the 66th annual Tony Awards. Once, the musical adaptation of the much beloved 2006 Irish film that made stars of Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, was the star of last night’s Tony Awards, winning eight out of the eleven awards it was nominated for – including best musical. SoulfulRead more..

Once the Musical Leads the Tony Nominees

Once,  the Broadway musical based on the 2006 Academy Award winning Irish film of the same name staring Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, has been nominated for the most Tony awards this year, leading the pack with a total of 11 nods. The show, which takes place during the course of one week, tells theRead more..

Once Upon a Stage

Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova’s Once to be a musical Written by Irish playwright Enda Walsh, the very anticipated stage adaptation of the acclaimed film Once will debut at the New York Theater Workshop this November. Filmed using hand-held cameras and a humble budget, Once tells the story of two struggling musicians from completely differentRead more..

Irish Eye on Hollywood

March marks the release of two big Cillian Murphy films. First there is the American release of the Irish Civil War drama The Wind that Shakes the Barley, which won major praise at the recent Sundance Film Festival.  Wind is easily one of the most highly anticipated Irish movies to come out in years. MarchRead more..