UCC Musical Society Launch Avenue Q

[row cols_nr=”2″] [col size=”6″] [/col] [col size=”6″] [/row] [row cols_nr=”2″] [col size=”6″] [/col] [col size=”6″] [/row]   –UCC Musical Society are hosting a production of Avenue Q in the Granary Theatre in January. Launched at the Roundy. Avenue Q follows recent English graduate, Princeton as he moves into an apartment in New York City and learns how to struggle through life as an infant adult. … Continue reading UCC Musical Society Launch Avenue Q

Bringing Opera to Life in Cork: Orpheus

Arts & Culture Editor reviews Cork Operactic Society’s Orpheus at the Everyman. Just over a year after the award-winning Pagliacci, Cork Operatic Society returned to the Everyman Palace stage with the beautiful and poignant Orpheus. The opera takes its story from the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. On the eve of their wedding, Eurydice dies of a snakebite. Orpheus is heartbroken, but the goddess Amore … Continue reading Bringing Opera to Life in Cork: Orpheus

The Importance of Being Earnest

Arts & Culture Editor Eimear Hurley takes a look at the recent outing of The Importance of Being Earnest at the Cork Opera House Having premiered with great success in Los Angeles and London this year, The Importance of Being Earnest is currently in the midst of its Irish tour. The production is compellingly courageous, and while absurd, might not stray very far from Wilde’s … Continue reading The Importance of Being Earnest

Simulcasts: From Stage to Screen | Eimear Hurley

Going to the cinema is one of the favourite Irish pastimes. In times gone by, the cinemagoer’s experience was pretty much limited to comedy, action, horror, and maybe the odd musical, but in recent years, a new cinematic event has become available to Irish audiences and thousands like them the world over: that is the phenomenon of theatre, opera, and ballet on the big screen. … Continue reading Simulcasts: From Stage to Screen | Eimear Hurley

The Importance of Theatre | Sarah Morrissey

Among students, the theatre is a somewhat undervalued entertainment option. Movies have always been a good social outlet for students, from primary school right up to graduation. Whether it is a group getting together at the cinema or gathering in a living room with a DVD, a night in or out with a movie is a classic, staple social activity. The theatre would appear to … Continue reading The Importance of Theatre | Sarah Morrissey

A Skull in Connemara – Get Ready | Tommy Tobin

Brace yourself and don’t sit up front – you’re in for a ride. Decadent Theatre’s production of A Skull in Connemara is a smashing dark romp set in a small community in Connemara. This dark comedy is entertaining, hilarious in parts, and could certainly be part of an enjoyable evening – especially with the Everyman Theatre’s student pricing. Even if you don’t get some of … Continue reading A Skull in Connemara – Get Ready | Tommy Tobin