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Winner of 8 Tony Awards

Closed January 5, 2014

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Opening night: 26 November 2013


Contains limited profanity, including the "f" word, but is otherwise an extremely wholesome show. Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

Run time

Approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, including intermission

Cast and Creative


Dani De Waal - Girl

Stuart Ward - Guy

Ray Bokhour - Da

Matt DeAngelis - Svec

John Gardner - Eamon

Donna Garner - Baruska

Evan Harrington - Billy

Ryan Link - Emcee

Benjamin Magnuson - Bank Manager

Alex Nee - Andrej

Erica Swindell - Ex Girlfriend

Kolette Tetlow - Ivanka

Claire Wellin - Reza Estelle Bajou, Stephen McIntyre, Zander Meisner, Tina Stafford, Tiffany Topol and Matt Wolpe - Ensemble


Author: Enda Walsh

Music & Lyrics: Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová

Director: John Tiffany

Movement: Steven Hoggett

Set and Costume Design: Bob Crowley

Lighting Design: Natasha Katz

Sound Design: Clive Goodwin



8 Awards

Best Musical
Best Book of a Musical: Enda Walsh
Best Direction of a Musical: John Tiffany
Best Orchestrations: Martin Lowe
Best Scenic Design of a Musical: Bob Crowley
Best Lighting Design of a Musical: Natasha Katz
Best Sound Design of a Musical: Clive Goodwin

What you thought

29 reviews, average rating: (3.5 Stars)

3.5 star rating

Jess: “A unique, intimate and engaging musical!”

A unique, intimate and engaging musical! Quirky characters and witty one-liners... more

Anonymous: “Amazing”

I saw this yesterday and I loved it. The music was beautiful . more

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