BRENDAN BOWYER

AN EVENING OF NOSTALGIA with BRENDAN BOWYER Direct from Las Vegas, the legendary Brendan Bowyer and his band will perform all of his many hits in this concert show of pure nostalgia. Brendan, today, has the same high energy he was renowned for in the exciting days of The Royal Showband and The Big Eight. He will be joined on...

THE GIRL WHO FORGOT TO SING BADLY

PRESENTED BY THEATRE LOVETT Sometimes it takes a girl-sized human to solve an adult-sized problem. Peggy O’Hegarty and her parents are packers. They squeeze fruit into tins, foxes into boxes, even bikes into brown paper bags. And all the while Peggy sings with the voice of an angel – a grossly unfortunate angel,...

HEROIN

THEATREclub’s award winning HEROIN is back this year on a national tour of Ireland! THEATREclub’s award winning show is an explosion of the social history of Heroin in Ireland over the last forty years. HEROIN is a radical staging of how we got here, and how much we care. HEROIN is the story you were never told...

IT’S THE REAL McCOY

Returning to the Everyman following sell-out success last year is this brand new Irish comedy that will have you in stitches! It’s The Real McCoy has been packing in huge audiences and has people rolling in the aisles with laughter from start to finish. This laugh a line play has sold-out 80 venues to date so you’re...

CATALPA

A classic of modern Irish theatre, Catalpa is the story of the daring 1875 whale ship rescue of six Irish prisoners from Fremantle penal colony in Australia – all in a screenwriter’s head, the best movie never made! A celebration of the power of live theatre, Catalpa has heroes and visionaries, political intrigue...

WEIGHING IN

SOAP STARS ON THE SCALES… JUST WEIGHT FOR IT! Easi-Slim's new member Pam McGowan has it all. A fabulous home, two perfect kids and a successful husband. Having lost four stone, Pam is only attending meetings to maintain her svelte figure. Breda has been struggling with her weight and is thinking about abandoning the...

PJ GALLAGHER’S CONCUSSION

Star of Next Week’s News, Meet your Neighbours and Naked Camera, PJ Gallagher makes his highly anticipated debut at The Everyman with his brand new show 'Concussion' on Valentine's Day. Recently PJ could be heard guest presenting Radio Nova’s Morning Glory show before heading off on the trip of a...

DEVILISHLY GOOD PLAYS

A SERIES OF REHEARSED READINGS Inspired by our forthcoming production of Gounod’s spectacular opera – FAUST – we’re showing you a range of theatrical takes on dances with the devil… Join us in the bar to hear these wonderful works read in rehearsed readings by a local cast of actors.   THE...

FAUST

BY CHARLES GOUNOD Prepare to be mesmerised by one of the most highly anticipated shows of the year! Following the success of Der Vampyr, Orpheus and Pagliacci, The Everyman and Cork Operatic Society promise to thrill audiences once again as they join forces to present a new and daring production of Charles Gounod’s Faust. Premiered in Paris in 1859, Faust is based on the legend of a man who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge and power. It was once one of the most popular and most performed operas in the world and has had a powerful influence on composers and writers for centuries. Join Cara O’Sullivan and Jung Soo Yun, in his Irish debut, with an incredible cast of Irish and international singers, a 42...

LIVE LOVE LAUGH

EILISH O’CARROLL From Mrs. Brown's Boys stars in Live Love Laugh Best known as Winnie McGoogan in her brother Brendan’s successful BBC sitcom, Mrs Brown’s Boys, Eilish comes into her own here with this reflective look on an eventful life that includes a strict Catholic upbringing, two failed marriages...

BEOWULF – THE BLOCKBUSTER

With more 5 star reviews than you could ever wish for, sold-out shows, and an ‘Acting Excellence’ award, Beowulf: The Blockbuster emerged as the number one show to see at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world’s largest arts festival. Gripping, witty, poignant and vastly entertaining, this...

THE SHAKESPEARE SESSIONS

THE SHAKESPEARE SESSIONS Entertaining and engaging student centred performances of Shakespeare’s texts. Each performance includes a scholarly review clarifying the main themes as well as discussions with the students and the opportunity to participate. Cyclone Rep’s Shakespeare Sessions will guide Junior Cert and...

DES BISHOP – COMING HOME

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! After his sold-out run at The Everyman in November 2014, Des Bishop brings us another hilarious night of comedy next March! Des Bishop is coming home after spending over a year in China. He has some fun stories to tell about that: from working in a restaurant in the North East for a month to trying...

WITNESS

Written by Carmel Winters (B for Baby and Best Man), ‘Witness’ is a spell-binding portrait of a mother and son, whose powerful story will pin you to your seats from start to breathless finish. Two years ago Shannon's teenage son did something that shocked the nation. She has finally agreed to a public telling...

THE PILLOWMAN

BY MARTIN McDONAGH Acclaimed writer and director of In Bruges & Seven Psychopaths Martin McDonagh brings us a viciously funny and savage tale about a writer in a totalitarian state. Katurian, a fiction writer living in a police state who is interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories and their similarities to a number of bizarre child murders occurring in his town. “spellbinding mix of horror and wit”  The Irish Times “stunner of a play”  The New York Times             DIRECTED BY ANDREW FLYNN STARRING DAVID McSAVAGE, GARY LYDON, PETER CAMPION & MICHAEL FORD-FITZGERALD PRESENTED BY PAT EGAN | BY ARRANGEMENT WITH GERRY BARNES & DECADENT...

POSTSCRIPT

Based on a true story of an adopted person’s search for identity. Actor and playwright Noelle Brown was born into a mother and baby’s home in Cork in the 1960’s and adopted at 8 weeks old. The story begins 35 years later when Noelle embarks on a journey to uncover her true identity and how the system both...

FAULTY TOWERS

THE DINING EXPERIENCE After two sell-out runs, Basil, Sybil and Manuel return to MacCurtain Street with their feast of comic delights, some familiar, some off the cuff, but all with a “Faulty” seasoning and a guarantee to keep you laughing all the way to dessert. Basil is manic, Sybil domineering, and Manuel...

THE CAT IN THE HAT

Based on the much loved book by Dr Seuss, The Cat in the Hat is a lively and engaging first theatre experience for young children. From the moment his tall, red and white striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the...

BERNARD O’SHEA

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU ARE NOT THE ONE EXPECTING Host of new RTE Two’s comedy panal show Next Week’s News, Bernard O’Shea returns to the Everyman next April with his brand new show for another night of hilarious laughter. Resident roving reporter and Georgia Salpa’s love interest on RTÉ’s...

THE TURN OF THE SCREW

"A ghost story that tells the tale of an apparition appearing to a child always lends the tale a certain ‘turn of the screw.’ But if one child lends the tale one turn, what then can be said of two children?” Based on Henry James' novella of the same name, The Turn of the Screw concerns a young...

GOD BLESS THE CHILD

FIRST CONFESSIONS ARE THE HARDEST! PLAY BASED ON STORIES BY FRANK O'CONNOR After it’s hugely successful first run last summer God Bless the Child returns to the Everyman as part of a extensive national tour. The short stories of Cork born Frank O Connor are universally regarded as being classics of their kind. Coming...

EVERYMAN SUNDAY SONGBOOK

THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT! Sing along to the wonderful MGM Musicals! Escape into the wonderful world of the big MGM musicals with delightful stories and classic hits from Singing in the Rain, New Moon, Brigadoon, Rosemarie, Gigi, The Desert Song, and many, many more! We will even project the words onto our giant screen so all...

THE CHRONICLES OF OGGLE

BY PETER GOWEN 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. Pakie’s a laugh a minute… but Pakie’s...

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...

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 enough? WINNER...

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...

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...

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...