Companies

Cork Opera House

OVERVIEW

  • Description

    Cork Opera House is the region’s premier arts and entertainment venue, presenting and producing a diverse programme of performances for each and every member of our community.

     

    AIMS:

    To present a broad reaching, inclusive and engaging programme for the people of this region through live music, classical music, opera, dance, musical theatre, pantomime, comedy, festivals and family shows.

    To present the highest calibre of in-house productions, working with the best artists and creatives to present the best work.

    To attract a high quality and diverse range of local, national and international artists to our venue across all art forms.

    To provide a quality and enjoyable experience for all our patrons.

    To maintain a solvent and successful business for the benefit of our patrons, artists, funders, partners, staff and wider community.

  • Address

    Emmet Place, Cork, Co. Cork

    Email

    info@corkoperahouse.ie

    Website

    www.corkoperahouse.ie

    Phone

    + 353 (0)21 427 4308

    Chief Executive

    Eibhlín Gleeson

    Programme Manager

    Ashley Keating

    Business Development Manager

    Martin O'Donoghue

NEW IRISH PLAYS PRODUCED BY CORK OPERA HOUSE

Play Title Playwright
Antigone Conall Morrison Sophocles
Adapted from the original play by Sophocles.
Blue Ursula Rani Sarma
Castle Rackrent Johnny Hanrahan Maria Edgeworth
Adapted from the original novel by Maria Edgeworth.
Emma Mary Elizabeth Burke-Kennedy Jane Austen
Adapted from the original novel by Jane Austen.
Excitement Jim Culleton Maeve Binchy
Adapted by Jim Culleton from a short story by Maeve Binchy.
Fr Mathew Seán McCarthy
Hard Times Mary Elizabeth Burke-Kennedy Charles Dickens
Adapted from the original novel by Charles Dickens.
Massive Damages Declan Lynch
Oedipus Mary Elizabeth Burke-Kennedy Sophocles
A version of the myth.
Silas Marner Mary Elizabeth Burke-Kennedy George Eliot
Adapted from the original novel by George Eliot.
The Chastitute John B. Keane
The Mayor of Casterbridge Mary Elizabeth Burke-Kennedy Thomas Hardy
Adapted from the original novel by Thomas Hardy.
Tottenham Court Road Jim Culleton Maeve Binchy
Adapted by Jim Culleton from a short story by Maeve Binchy.
Wuthering Heights Mary Elizabeth Burke-Kennedy Emily Brontë
Adapted from the original novel by Emily Brontë.