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Date: Tuesday 19th – Thursday 21st June 2018
Time: 12.30pm & 6pm (20th & 21st June) | 6pm (19th June) Preview
Tickets: €10 & €15*

*Booking fees apply to telephone and online bookings


Cork Opera House & Ulysses Opera Theatre in Association with Cork Midsummer Festival Present



Following last year’s audience favourite Front of House, composer Tom Lane, librettist Lily Akerman and director Conor Hanratty join forces again to bring you a new site-specific opera which explores another side of Cork’s beloved Opera House.

Join an ensemble of colourful operatic characters on a backstage odyssey to the spaces in the building they never want you to see.

Featuring a company of some of Cork’s finest singers and instrumentalists, Backstage is a Cork Opera House commission.


Cast Includes:

Majella Cullagh
Kelley Lonergan
Emma Nash
Matthew Mannion
Alex Petcu
Kate Ellis

Composed by Tom Lane
Libretto by Lily Akerman
Directed by Conor Hanratty
Design by Deirdre Dwyer
Produced by Maura O Keeffe

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