Enda Walsh is a multi-award-winning Irish playwright. His work has been translated into over twenty languages and has been performed internationally since 1998.
Walsh is the author of five Edinburgh Festival Fringe First Award-winning plays, including Penelope, The Walworth Farce, and The New Electric Ballroom.
He also co-wrote the film Hunger, which won the Camera d'Or award at the Cannes Film Festival. He won a Tony Award in 2012 for writing the book for the musical Once, about the romance between an Irish street musician and a young Czech immigrant, which went on to play on Broadway, in the West End and a US tour.
Once is about to be performed in New Zealand at the ASB Waterfront Theatre, details here.