THE CHRONICLES OF OGGLE

BY PETER GOWEN (CHARLIE, LOVE/HATE, THE BUTCHER BOY) A hilarious and heartbreaking story of small towns and even smaller minds. Pakie’s a laugh a minute… but Pakie’s got secrets. Secrets the God fearing people of Oggle, may not be ready to hear. Meet Pakie. An orphan, a storyteller, an adventurer, a survivor. He may not be the sharpest sandwich in the tool box, but Pakie knows a thing or two about the history of his native town – from the vicious Vikings, to the less-than Christian Brothers. Written and performed by Peter Gowen (Love/Hate, Charlie, The Butcher Boy), and directed by Donal Gallagher (Love, Peace and Robbery) the Chronicles of Oggle is a hilarious and heartbreaking story of small towns and even...

RTÉ NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

MYSTERIOUS MELODIES AT CORK CITY HALL BORODIN Prince Igor Overture |  SIBELIUS Violin Concerto | TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5 Music of high drama and fevered romance with two of Ireland's brightest stars, Cork violinist Elizabeth Cooney and the award winning Cork conductor Conor Palliser on his RTÉ NSO debut,...

DEATH AND THE MAIDEN

PRESENTED BY KILMEEN DRAMA GROUP Ariel Dorfman’s explosively provocative, moral thriller is set in a country that has only recently returned to democracy. Gerardo Escobar has just been chosen to head the commission that will investigate the crimes of the old regime when his car breaks down and he is picked up by the...

FRANK PIG SAYS HELLO

Pat McCabe is one of Ireland’s most daringly original writers. Frank Pig Says Hello is his stage version of his highly acclaimed novel The Butcher Boy which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Set in 1960’s rural Ireland, it is a poignant and provocative journey into the heart and mind of Francie Brady, a young...

CORK INTERNATIONAL CHORAL FESTIVAL

The 61st Cork International Choral Festival will take place from 29th April – 3rd May 2015. Join us in Cork as we bring the city to life with the very best of choral music from around the world. This year's Festival will feature the annual Fleischmann International Trophy Competition, Ireland's Choir of the Year...

THE GAMES PEOPLE PLAY

Described as “THE state of the nation play for the negative equity generation,” this is a radical re-working of the Tír na nÓg myth. Niamh and Oisín were sold the dream – the house, the life, the kids. But what do you do when everything you ever dreamed of still isn’t...

CAITLÍN & CIARÁN

Acclaimed musicians each in their own right, Caitlín Nic Gabhann and Ciarán Ó Maonaigh have joined forces to create one of traditional music’s most impressive acts. The pair’s spirited music and dance is rooted in the tradition; brimming with soul and life. Through fiddle, concertina and dance,...

THE STAVES

OLD OAK presents The Staves Just one listen to Blood I Bled EP will tell you The Staves have changed since their debut album was released in 2012. Of course, the sisters haven't abandoned their beautiful, signature close harmonies, but they have bolstered them with a clutch of multi-layered, hugely ambitious songs,...

OLIVER THE MUSICAL

After a sell-out performance of The Sound of Music last year, Briery Gap Players are delighted to be back at The Everyman with this year’s Musical “OLIVER” by Lionel Bart. The production is again directed by RTÉ’s Kevin Hough and includes many musical favourites such as Consider Yourself, Oom Pa...

SOWETO SPIRITUAL SINGERS

Fresh sounds, inspirational harmonies and fabulous dance make this an irresistible performance expressing the spirit of Africa. Soweto Spiritual Singers is a 27 strong member vocal ensemble showcasing Africa and the Diaspora Spiritual, Folk and Traditional Music and Dance. Their music is truly inspirational, a shout of joy, a...

CHAROLAIS

Love, longing and one woman's rivalry with a Charolais heifer… ‘Charolais‘is an age old tale of female rivalry with a new twist: the other woman is cow, a literal one, a purebred Charolais heifer. Siobhan’s boyfriend is a farmer who devotes considerable attention to his prize heifer at the expense of...

TOM CREAN – ANTARCTIC EXPLORER

Aidan Dooley skilfully brings Tom Crean’s story, a testament of human fortitude against the elements of Antarctica, to life in this remarkable and uplifting show. Hear the riveting true stories of Crean’s explorations as one of the few men to serve with both Scott and Shackleton and to survive the three famous expeditions: Discovery, Terra Nova and Endurance. This grippingly vivid, surprisingly funny account of sheer heroism in the face of impossible odds, gives new life to the memory of one of Ireland’s unsung heroes. Tom Crean’s story, a testament of human fortitude against all the elements of Antarctica, is brought to life in this dramatic solo performance. Crean’s 36 mile, solitary trek to base camp,...

BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL

Attracting sold out audiences across the globe, the world's most prestigious mountain film festival is coming to Cork with a selection of extraordinary short films from the world's leading adventure film makers. Exhilarating and thought provoking, this is a must-see for anyone with a spirit of adventure! Through the...

MY FAIR LADIES

DES KEOGH as GEORGE BERNARD SHAW in MY FAIR LADIES Celebrating his 80th year in 2015, one of Ireland’s most renowned actors and performers, Des Keogh, gets to fulfil a life-long ambition to play legendary Irish man of letters George Bernard Shaw. Following the phenomenal success of his show The Love-Hungry Farmer by John B. Keane, and hot on the heels of the acclaimed revival of Moll at the Gaiety Theatre in which he has been appearing, Des will perform in a hugely entertaining new play, which he has also devised, about the many ladies in the extraordinary life of one of the greatest playwrights of all time. George Bernard Shaw was the author of Pygmalion, which became the universally acclaimed film My Fair Lady. Other titles...

AN EVENING WITH DAVID SEDARIS

STAR OF BBC RADIO 4 AND NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLING AUTHOR America’s best-selling literary funnyman David Sedaris starts his UK and Ireland tour at the Everyman! Having sold-out numerous performances nationwide, at the Fringe and London’s Cadogan Hall, don't miss your chance to literally ‘’Meet David...

RUBBERBANDITS

CONTINENTAL FISTFIGHT DIRECT FROM THEIR SELL-OUT RUN AT THE ABBEY THEATRE! The plastic-bag wearing, award-winning, musical comedy duo –responsible for YouTube sensation ‘Horse Outside’ – finally bring their brand new  ‘musical’ to Ireland. A big hit in London and Edinburgh,...

DANCE OFFERING 2015

Students of the Alan Foley Academy of Dance are currently dancing all over the world, and more have gone on to appear with ballet and contemporary companies and in West End productions such as Chicago, West Side Story, Mamma Mia and Wicked, as well as becoming teachers, choreographers, designers and dance directors. Principal...

MARCUS MILLER

GUINNESS CORK JAZZ FESTIVAL 2015 This multiple Grammy-winning genius famously played with Miles Davis and has left his mark over 500 albums! He’s the collaborator of choice for stars such as Eric Clapton, Herbie Hancock, George Benson, Luther Vandross, Paul Simon, Jay-Z, Roberta Flack, David Sanborn and dozens more. His...

NINA CONTI – IN YOUR FACE

She’s won a British Comedy Award, stormed Live at the Apollo, Russell Howard’s Good News, Sunday Night at the Palladium, and made a BAFTA nominated film – all without moving her lips. This year, Nina will create a new show each night by plucking inspiration from the audience. Strap into the mask as Nina gets...

KEITH BARRY – OUT OF CONTROL

Master mentalist Keith Barry has announced a brand new show Out of Control and is coming to Everyman next January 2016. One of the leading international TV Mentalists Keith Barry returns with his brand new show Out of Control, delivering buckets of Keith's unique brand of outrageous, controversial and downright hilarious...