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Once Comes Home to Dublin | Olympia Theatre | 1 July – 26 August 2017

★★★★ ‘gorgeous… a masterclass… exquisite’   The Herald ★★★★ ‘hysterically funny… truly uplifting’   Irish Daily Mail ★★★★ ‘noisier, bawdier and funnier than the film’ Irish Mail on Sunday   WINNER 8 TONY Awards including BEST MUSICAL GRAMMY AWARD Best Musical Theatre…

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Once 2016 Launches in Iconic Film Location

28/4/16 John Carney and cast members Megan Riordan Sandra Dowd Callaghan, Phelim Drew, Lisa Fox, Turloch Gunawardhana, Bob Kelly, Michael Mahony, Billy Murphy, Rickie O'Neill, Dylan Reid and Ruth Westley at a photocall for Once at Waltons in South Great Georges Street. It was seen by over 50,000 people when it played at the Olympia Theatre last summer. Now, due to phenomenal demand, the record-breaking stage show Once returns to the Olympia Theatre, Dublin for 8 weeks only in summer 2016 from 2 July - 27 August. Tickets from €29.50 are on sale now from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide.. Pictures:Arthur Carron

The press launch for the 2016 summer run of Once took place in the iconic setting of Walton’s Music store in Dublin. John Carney, writer and director of Once the movie, dropped in to chat to the cast.

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Press Release: Once Back Home in Dublin, Summer 2016


The Multi Award-Winning Musical is back Home in Dublin. Olympia Theatre | 2 July – 27 August 2016

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The film turned musical is back in Dublin where it all began, writes Padraic Killeen for the Irish Examiner. Director John Tiffany has seen his acclaimed stage adaptation of Once performed in many cities around the world, yet he insists the…

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On Thursday June 18th, 2015 at 1.20pm, Once the musical came home to Dublin’s Grafton Street as the entire cast gathered together to perform some of the best-loved songs from the award-winning show including the Oscar-winning ‘Falling Slowly’ and ‘Leave’….

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Once more, with feeling…

The cast of Once get together with the Olympia’s legendary Maureen Grant ahead of rehearsal. Read the full article here.

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Press Release: Once the Musical comes home to Dublin

4th July – 22nd August After 3 years on Broadway, 2 years in the West End, a Grammy award and 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Once is coming home. Playing at the Olympia Theatre with previews from 4 July –…

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