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Stephen Lynch

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Arts And Theatre

MCD Presents
Stephen Lynch
The Olympia Theatre
Monday 24th September 2018

The Olympia Theatre is delighted to announce the return of Stephen Lynch and his musical based comedy show.

**TICKETS ON SALE NOW**

Tickets priced from €30 inclusive of booking fee & €1 restoration levy are on sale NOW via Ticketmaster.ie, usual Ticketmaster outlets nationwide (list here) including The Olympia Theatre Box Office, and by calling Ticketmaster at The Olympia Phone Bookings on 0818 719 330.

The fees for this event include a €1.00 restoration levy. The restoration levy will allow The Olympia Theatre to invest in maintaining and enhancing the theatre to ensure that it continues to consistently deliver the highest quality experience for theatre goers, actors, performers & producers.

Under 14's must be accompanied by an adult, Over 18's ID required to gain access to the bars where alcohol is served. 

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Doors open 7pm. Stephen Lynch 8pm. We expect this show to be over around 10pm, with a 20 minute interval.
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Whether he’s singing an ode to “queer tattoos,” telling his potential paramour all the things he won’t be doing for her (he ain’t fightin’ no Lion), or lamenting his new vegan lifestyle (“Tofurkey? Tof**k yourself- I want some meat”), Stephen Lynch will always consider himself “a musician trapped in the body of a comedian." His unique blend of musical based comedy has earned him fiercely loyal fans around the world who live to experience his sold-out live shows, five best-selling CDs, his RIAA-certified Gold DVD and his top-rated Comedy Central Specials.

On November 13, 2012 Lynch’s highly anticipated fifth album, LION, was released. The album, recorded in Nashville and New York and released by What Are Records?, embodies the musical evolution of Lynch’s career. Part Americana, part folk, part alt-country, its listeners will notice a more musically sophisticated album with the same cutting humor.

Stephen moved to New York in 1996, with the goal of becoming a performer.  While temping during the day, he wrote songs and performed at clubs and underground music venues around Manhattan at night. Stephen quickly developed a devoted fan base and caught the attention of Comedy Central, who invited him to record his 1st cable special in 2000. That special became one of their highest rated shows in the series, almost unheard of for an unknown. His 2nd Comedy Central special debuted in January 2008, with similarly high ratings.

In 2006, Stephen Lynch stepped onto the Broadway stage for the first time in the title role of The Wedding Singer.  His performance earned him nominations for some of the highest honors in American Theatre including the Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical, as well as the highly coveted Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical.

Stephen’s albums “A Little Bit Special,” “Superhero,” “The Craig Machine,” and “3 Balloons” have sold hundreds of thousands of copies around the world. His first DVD, “Live at the El Rey,” was certified Gold by RIAA. Stephen has toured with some of the biggest names in comedy, including Lewis Black and the late Mitch Hedberg.  He’s also headlined his own sold out shows throughout the United States, Australia and Europe, where its been said he’s “the Beyonce of Scandinavia.”

When not touring the globe for ardent and enthusiastic fans, Stephen divides his time between New York and Michigan with his wife.

www.StephenLynch.com

http://youtu.be/BsPi1lWKhG4

 

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