Olympia Theatre, Dublin: Saturday 19th October, 2019.
Tickets from €32 Incl. booking fee.
“She treats every song as an intense emotional journey…hypnotic… such an outpouring of passion you can't resist being drawn into her web FIVE STARS” The Independent
“One of the top 25 performances ever on Later with Jools BBC” Daily Telegraph
The enigmatic Camille O’Sullivan has announced her return to her favourite Dublin venue, The Olympia Theatre, with her band on Saturday 19th October. Tickets are on sale now.
Previously an award-winning architect and portrait painter Irish/French Camille O'Sullivan is a singer/actress who enjoys a formidable international reputation for her interpretations of the songs of Nick Cave, Brel, Waits, Bowie, Radiohead and more. The award-winning singer - one of the original cast members of the Olivier Award-winning La Soiree- has stunned audiences around the world with her sell-out performances including Sydney Opera House, London’s Royal Festival Hall, The Roundhouse and a show-stealing appearance on Later with Jools Holland BBC. Recently she sold out her 10 night run at Sydney Festival where she won a prestigious Australian Helpmann Award ‘Best Performance’.
“Ravishing, a superb performer and great singer… the star is her singing voice, a deep sultry instrument that might have been created to express desolate love” The Guardian
Chameleon-like on stage, each song is a different character to inhabit with its story to tell, Dark, light fierce, amusing and mesmerizing, Camille transforms each song into “an intense theatrical experience, drawing her audience into a world illuminated by the dark and the light”. The show has also been described as “an emotional rollercoaster”.
“When she sings it's as though her breath is soaked in paraffin - one spark, and the whole room would ignite” FIVE STARS Daily Telegraph
At Wilderness Festival 2015 she performed Radiohead’s music with a forty piece orchestra and performed Brel’s music at Edinburgh Fringe 15 (A masterclass in living a lyric - mesmerising’ ***** - Mail on Sunday) and recently toured David Lynch ‘in Dreams’ music at the Sydney Opera House, dueted with Tim Robbins, Todd Rundgren, Shane McGowan (London 02), and acted in Stephen Frears film Mrs Henderson Presents.
Camille was chosen by Yoko Ono to perform Double Fantasy Live at Meltdown Royal Festival Hall alongside Patti Smith and Sean Lennon.
She has won several “Best Music” Awards (Dublin, Brighton, Melbourne Festivals, Spirit of the Fringe Award at Edinburgh Fringe and Irish Tatler Woman of the Year Music Award (2011) and Herald Angel Award (2012).