Who Dares to Dream - The Musical
A spectacular new Musical/Drama written by Michael English and Tommy Marren.
Thursday 25th March 2021
Set in both Ireland and England in the 1960’s this spectacular stage show tells the story of Joey McCann (Michael English) who dreams of becoming a music star.
However, he is torn between his dream and that of his father who wants him to continue the family tradition of making shoes. Joey heads to England to pursue his dream but faces a series of challenges that threaten his ambitions of ending up in the bright lights of show business.
This two-hour show features a spectacular musical score and an intriguing storyline that will have audiences on the edge of their seats all night! With romance, comedy and determination we follow the ups and downs of Joey’s adventure as he struggles to turn his dream into reality.
Michael English is one of Ireland’s most popular country stars who packs out venues all over Ireland & The UK for both concerts& dances. Michael & his talented Band are renowned for their energetic performances & Michael's superb piano playing earning him a number of accolades like "Entertainer of the Year" & "Songwriter of the Year ". Michael has always has a huge passion for musical theatre & it’s always been a dream of his to write a musical.
Tommy Marren is an established Irish playwright whose works include the Irish hit-comedies ‘It’s The Real McCoy’, ‘Nobody’s Talking To Me’ and ‘3 Hail Mary’s’.
He has performed his plays in Ireland, the UK and America and continues to tour new productions every two years. He was also involved in the hit drama musicals
‘On A Wing and A Prayer’ and ‘Paddy the Musical’.
*Tickets may be subject to a booking fee
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Multi award winning Irish vocalist Red Hurley brings his “The Music of my Life” tour to Cork.
Sunday 27th September 2020
The Number One Johnny Cash Tribute show – The Man in Black - returns to Cork.
Wednesday 14th October 2020
Friday 16 October 2020
In support of a forthcoming solo album, Nathaniel Rateliff returns to his early acoustic days with the And It’s Still Alright tour.
Saturday 31 Oct 2020
Sunday 1 November 7.30pm
*Rescheduled from 18 July 2020.
All Tickets Valid for new date.
Multi award winning singer-songwriter Albert Hammond returns to Cork Opera House for one night only.
Sunday 8th November 2020
Tuesday December 1 2020
Irish Country legends The Three Amigos return to Cork Opera House
Monday, 24 January, 2021
*Rescheduled from 25 & 26 March 2020. All tickets valid for new dates.
Peppa Pig is excited to be going on a special day out with George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig - it’s going to be her best day ever!
Wednesday 20 & Thursday 21 March 2021
Following a seven-year hiatus, comedian Rhod Gilbert returns to comedy with his brand new live show – The Book of John.
Friday 13 March 2020 - Rescheduled to Monday 25 January 2021
Saturday 14 March 2020 - Rescheduled to Tuesday 26 January 2021
All Tickets valid for corresponding new dates
Irish sketch comedy group Foil Arms & Hog return to Cork Opera House with their brand new show Swines.
Thursday 28, Friday 29, Sat 30 & Sunday 31 January 2021
Tuesday 31 March 2020 now rescheduled to Monday 01 February 2021
After a sell-out tour this year Tommy Fleming will return to Cork Opera House as part of his 30th Anniversary Tour.
Friday 5th & Saturday 6th February
Following sold out shows in 2019 and 2020, Flash Harry - A Celebration of Queen will return in 2021.
Friday 12th & Saturday 13th February 2021
Mario Rosenstock is back with his biggest and boldest show to date. The very best of Gift Grub live!
Thursday, 4 March, 2021
Ireland’s first lady of musical theatre returns to Cork Opera House.
Friday 5th March 2021
* Rescheduled from Saturday 21 March 2020. All tickets valid for new date
Ireland’s Greatest Voices The Three Tenors return for their annual Mother’s Day special - a must-see concert of classic hits made famous by the likes of Sinatra, The Dubliners, Pavarotti.
Saturday 13 March 2021
Tuesday 16th March 2021
This performance was originally rescheduled from 17th March 2020. All original tickets are valid for the new date.
Andy Irvine and Paul Brady return in 2021 with a celebration of a classic folk album, featuring Donal Lunny and Kevin Burke.
Friday 26th March 2021
American stand-up comic, podcast host and TV personality Brendan Schaub.
Friday 23 April, 2021
Milton Jones returns with his new show Milton: Impossible.
Tuesday 27 April 2021.
The Stone Roses frontman Ian Brown will headline a tour of Ireland in 2020.
Monday 17 May 2021
Monday 07th June 2021
One of the most inventive and influential bands in the history of popular music, 10cc return to Cork Opera House in 2021.
Friday June 12th 2021
Sunday 4th July 2021
Rescheduled from Friday 25th September 2020. All original tickets are valid for the new date.
Ireland’s Number One tribute band, Live Forever – Oasis.
Grammy Award-winning and international chart-topping British music legend Leo Sayer returns with his show, Greatest Hits Live.
Tuesday 15 September 2021
*TICKETS ON SALE ON FRIDAY 28th FEBRUARY AT 10.00
Jason Manford returns to Cork with his brand new show Like Me.
Friday 17th September 2021
Toni Lee returns to Cork Opera House in 2021 with her celebration concert of the music of The Carpenters – We’ve Only Just Begun.
Saturday 18th September 2021
Night Fever recreates the Bee Gee’s 1997 One Night Only Las Vegas concert experience in a theatre-style production.
Friday 24 September 2021.
Impressionist Oliver Callan brings his award-winning Callan’s Kicks comedy show to life on stage for the first time in five years.
Sunday 26 September 2021
Rescheduled to 29 September 2021
*Rescheduled from Friday 20 March 2020**
Following a run of sold out tours Breathe - The Pink Floyd Experience present “Echoes – The Best of Pink Floyd LIVE”, an explosive live music experience showcasing the very best of Pink Floyd.
Thursday 01 October 2021
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