Olympia Theatre, Dublin: Saturday 19th October, 2019.
Tickets from €32 Incl. booking fee.
Doors 7pm | Show 8pm Sharp | No Support Act.
SINGS CAVE AND OTHERS
LIVE AT THE OLYMPIA THEATRE - SATURDAY 19 OCTOBER 2019
"She burns just as bright as Cave, if not brighter. Where Cave longs to see the face of God, O’Sullivan danced last night with the ecstasy of one who has seen Him and lived to tell the tale." Theatre Scene
“Ravishing, a superb performer and great singer… the star is her singing voice” The Guardian
“Hypnotic…★★★★★” The Independent
“One of the top 25 performances ever on Later with Jools BBC” Daily Telegraph
Award winning Queen of The Fringe Camille O’Sullivan makes her return to her favourite Dublin venue, The Olympia Theatre, with her band on Saturday 19th October.
Tickets from €32 including booking and restoration fees available now at Ticketmaster.
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’.
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).
Recently, Camille performed alongside Nick Cave, Johnny Depp, Sinead O’Connor, Bobby Gillespie and Bono as a guest at Shane McGowan’s 60th birthday celebrations gig at the National Concert Hall in Dublin. she also performed alongside Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos in Jim Jarmusch Revisited at the Barbican and throughout Europe.
Other acting roles include the film Mrs. Henderson Presents alongside Judi Dench and Will Young, Constance in the Guardian’s Shakespeare Solos, the RTE TV series Rebellion as Countess Markievicz and a scene stealing performance on BBC Two’s Later… With Jools Holland (which lead her to support him at Royal Albert Hall) Camille was also chosen by Yoko Ono to perform John Lennon’s Double Fantasy alongside Patti Smith and Siouxsie Sioux at Meltdown 2014.
“A courageous and singular performer, Camille is one of the most gifted interpreters of narrative songs yet to appear.” ★★★★★ The Irish Times
“We gave Camille five stars last year, after this performance we'd give her six if we could”. ★★★★★ Metro
“Spellbinding storytelling in song – magnificent” ★★★★★ The Times