Sunday, May 21

Niamh Perry and Brian Gilligan to star in Once musical this summer

Niamh Perry is starring  in the the multi award-winning musical Once which returns to the Olympia Theatre in Dublin from June 30th and runs to August 26th.

The West End star came to prominence in the BBC1 talent show I'd Do Anything and starred in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies after he created a role especially for her,  will play the lead role of 'Girl'  opposite opposite Brian Gilligan, who starred in The Commitments musical for over a year-  She  is just ending  a run in the musical Whisper House in London, and will be part of an all Irish cast of 12, who play 30 instruments between them in the show that has been described as a 'love song to Dublin'.

Based on the movie sensation of the same name, filmed and set in Dublin, Once features music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova and has won eight Tony awards including Best Musical and a Grammy for Best Musical Theatre Album. The movie version also picked up an Oscar for Best Original Song for Falling Slowly.

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