Thursday, 10 November 2011

TOP DRAMA-MUSIC-FILM AT OPERA HOUSE



Cork Opera House Listings
2011

 NOVEMBER


COMEDY
Tue 22 Nov 8.30pm, HMT
David McSavage
David McSavage is one of Ireland’s most popular comedians and street entertainers. His cutting commentary and performances cover all aspects of life and nothing is safe from his truth induced interpretations
Tickets: €18
Booking fee may apply
Limited Early Bird Tickets Available


THEATRE
Fri 25 7 Sat 26 Nov HMT 8.30pm
Disco Pigs
The show that launched the careers of playwright Enda Walsh, actor’s Eileen Walsh and Cillian Murphy.
It’s 1996 and two friends set out to celebrate their 17th birthdays through the bars and nightclubs of Cork city. This night the inseparable are about to separate, and which one will survive depends on which one can break free from this ever increasingly poisonous relationship.
Tickets: €10
Booking fee may apply
Limited Early Bird Tickets Available



DECEMBER



CINEMA
Thu 1 Dec HMT 8.30pm
Cork CineClub presents
Outside the Law
(France, Algeria 2010) 127mins
Highly controversial colonial war fought by France in Algeria from the mid 1950s until independence in 1962 brought to life in epic style.
Tickets: €8.50/€7 or 5 for €40
Booking fee may apply



CONCERT
Sat 3 Dec HMT 8.30pm
Kate Ellis
Cork Opera House musician in residence, Cellist Kate Ellis presents a night of inspired music making exploring the rich musical collaborations and cultural influences that have helped to shape her musical life.
Tickets: €15, €12
Booking fee may apply



COMEDY
Sun 4 Dec 8.00pm
Jimmy Carr
Since the turn of the century Jimmy has been a ‘fun slinger’ of international repute.
‘Laughter Therapy’ is his ninth solo show. It’ll be an evening of none stop jokes, gags and banter.
Recommended for ages 16 and older – frequent strong language.
Tickets: €35:50
Booking fee may apply


CONCERT
Thu 8 Dec 8.00pm
O’Riada Revisited - Ceoltóirí Chualann
Ceoltóirí Chualann was formed by Seán Ó Riada in 1960. Ó Riada claimed to disband the group in 1969 but he continued to perform with the group until his last concert with the ensemble in Cork City Hall in 1970. After the death of Ó Riada in 1971, Ceoltóirí Chualann was invited to perform at various commemorative events and since then the members meet up every year on Seán’s birthday.
This special concert is presented by FUAIM, Music at UCC, in association with Cork Opera House.
Tickets: €25, €20 Concession
Booking fee may apply


CINEMA

Thu 8 Dec HMT 8.30pm
Cork CineClub presents
As If I Am Not There
Ireland, Macedonia, Sweden 2010) 81mins.
Dir. Juanita Wilson
The story of a young woman from Sarajevo who finds herself in the wrong place at the wrong time in 1992. Disturbing powerful and ultimately redemptive drama of the will to survive.
Tickets: €8.50/€7 or 5 for €40
Booking fee may apply



COMEDY/THEATRE
Fri 9 - Fri 23 Dec HMT 8.30pm
ITSA Theatre Company presents
The Improvised Panto
It's a different panto every night!
From the weird to the wonderful, the wacky to the wild, join us in this whole new world of Improvised Panto where we’ll sing, we’ll dance, we’ll laugh, we’ll cry, we’ll do anything you want really!  Totally original, totally spontaneous, filled with lots of surprises, even for the actors.
Panto as you’ve never seen it before
Tickets: €15, €12 & Group rates Available
Booking fee may apply



COMEDY
Fri 9 Dec, 8.00pm
OMID DJALILI – TOUR OF DUTY
Multi Award winning stand-up television and movie star, Omid Djalili is back on tour with his brand new comedy show.
A firm favourite at the Edinburgh Festival with his legendary performances.
Suitable for ages 16 and over.
Tickets: €28
Booking fee may apply


CONCERT
Sat 10 Dec, 8.00pm
Christmas With The Priests
This December, Frs Eugene, Martin and David are delighted to present, Christmas With The Priests. As well as some much loved classics such as Ave Maria, Pie Jesu and Amazing Grace, the Priests will perform some of the most cherished seasonal songs of all time - everything from Ding Dong Merrily On High to O Come All Ye Faithful, Sussex Carol to Silent Night.
Tickets: €38, €36, €26
Booking fee may apply


CONCERT
Sun 11 Dec, 7.30pm
Tommy Emmanuel
Emmanuel is not an Australian guitarist, he's "the" Australian guitarist. Throughout his career he has played with many notable artists including Chet Atkins, Eric Clapton, Sir George Martin, Air Supply, John Denver, Les Paul and Doc Watson. He still plays to sold-out crowds wherever he goes.
Tickets: €26
Booking fee may apply


CINEMA
Thu 8 Dec HMT 8.30pm
Cork CineClub presents
My Afternoons With Margueritte
(France 2010) 82 mins
Small but perfectly formed, this unassuming French comedy is smart, emotionally engaging and often very funny. Essentially a coming-of-age story about a seemingly dopey middle-aged man ( the ubiquitous Gerard Depardieu); it’s also a real charmer.
Tickets: €8.50/€7 or 5 for €40
Booking fee may apply



PANTO
From 15 Dec
The Cheerios & Cork Opera House Panto
Cinderella
Don't be late for the ball!
Book bright and early to get the best seats in the house for the CHEERIOS and Cork Opera House Panto.  This year it's the most beloved of all fairy-tales, Cinderella!
Join us this Christmas season as we tell the story of the most beautiful rags-to-riches heroine of them all.  As usual the Cheerios and Cork Opera House panto comes with stunning scenery and costumes, superb singing and dancing, and a host of hilarious characters.
Time: 7.30pm, Matinees 1pm & 2.30pm, School performances 11am
Tickets: €25-30, Family Tickets €80 - €100, Previews €20, School Performances €20
Booking fee may apply
Limited Early Bird Tickets Available


CONCERT
Sun 18 Dec, 8.00pm
The Rat Pack
This ultimate musical tribute to The Rat Pack celebrates the unique talents of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jnr. Featuring Stephen Triffitt as Frank Sinatra (The acknowledged best interpreter of Sinatra songs in the world) and a full orchestra with singers and dancers, Frank, Dean & Sammy`s Christmas Special is the coolest Christmas party in town!
Tickets: €26
Booking fee may apply



CONCERT
Mon 19 Dec, 8.00pm
Liam Lawton
For twenty years the name of Liam Lawton has been synonymous with sacred and inspirational music.
Liam’s haunting melodies and lyrical texts have earned him many accolades and praise from many quarters. A moving night of reflection and song, not to be missed!
Special guests St. Colman's Cathedral Chamber Choir with Dominic Finn conducting.
Tickets: €26
Booking fee may apply

 

JANUARY


CONCERT
Fri 6 Jan, 8.00pm
Celebrating Women’s Little Christmas
Finbar Wright
Be sure to spend Little Christmas Night in the company of Finbar Wright, Ireland’s best-loved popular entertainer & award-winning recording artist, for another glorious concert packed with great humour and passionate music.
Tickets: €33.50, €36
Booking fee may apply




CONCERT
Sun 8 Jan, 8.00pm
Crystal Swing All Stars Show
Crystal Swing comprises Mary Murray-Burke and her son and daughter, Derek and Dervla Burke.
Since their appearance on Rural TV's 'Hot Country' show in January, 2010, the band has become an international hit - their website and YouTube videos attracting over three million hits to date, from across the globe, while Twitter, Facebook and other social networking sites are all in animated discussion about the band.
Tickets: €26
Booking fee may apply
Limited Early Bird Tickets Available





Cork Opera House booking information
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Book by phone:  *021-4270022

Sunday, 6 November 2011

Reflections of Cork this sunny November's morning

Reflections of Cork this sunny November's morning while walking from North Mall to Wellington Bridge and back