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 last 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...

UCC GOES DANCING – 2015

UCC Goes Dancing 2015 is in aid of Marymount Hospice. On the night there will be a wide rage of dance styles on display including Irish, ballet, hiphop jazz and irish. Over 120 UCC students will be taking part and special appearances will be made on the night by famous faces from UCC. It promises to be a great night in aid of...

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. "Martin McDonagh’s best play is imaginatively produced by Decadent Theatre… brilliantly imaginative production" The Irish Times "…McDonagh’s provocative comedy and wordplay, provides a delicious treat, with David McSavage and Gary Lydon as interrogators putting in particularly enjoyable turns." Irish...

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. Three...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...