Gotta Sing Gotta Dance 2024 – Performers Academy

Join the Performers Academy for our annual end of year show showcase  and a fantastic night of all singing and all dancing in the Cork Opera House featuring a feast of musicals and a kaleidoscope of dance!

Directed by Irene Warren and Cian Griffin with choreography by Jen O’Donovan, Aideen McCarthy, Chloe Riordan, Roman Postolatiy and choir directed by Michele DeFoubert!

Jurassic Musical Adventure Live!

See our life-sized, monstrous beasts up close in this award winning festive all star spectacular. Exclusively featuring the world’s only Mosasaur, the world’s last flying Pterodactyl and more dinosaur species than any other show on earth! Jurassic Live is the UK’s most interactive theatre show where audiences become part of the dinosaur adventure.

THE SHOW

Aimed at families, Jurassic Live takes you on a musical journey as you join little Amber, Ranger Joe, Ranger Nora & the rest of the Jurassic Live rangers to help save the day from an evil man who is trying to shut down the Jurassic facility. With lots of audience participation and fun with your favourite comedic rangers on stage alongside dinosaur favourites such as Trixie the Triceratops, Herbie the Stegosaurus, Nessie the Apatosaurus, Rocky the Velociraptor, Bash the Stigimoloch and Suzie.. the world’s largest Tyrannosaurus Rex and many more!

NEW WORLD FIRST

We are thrilled to announce for 2024… the Tylosaurus, a genus of Mosasaur and the largest predatory marine reptile to ever grace our oceans. It is the largest marine puppet ever made and the only one of its kind in theatres anywhere in the world. See it swim in its gigantic purpose built Jurassic tank onstage and be warned.. if you sit near the front…you WILL get wet!!!

PREHISTORIC PTEROSAURS 

See our Pterodactyl, Phoenix fly around the stage with a ranger on his back in this spectacular, special effect. You won’t see this anywhere else on earth and it really is a sight to behold.

SENSORY WARNING

Please note this event features the use of strobe lighting and pyrotechnics. This show is aimed at families and is suitable for those aged 3+, but does feature a mild scare factor and scenes using dart guns and scenes where rangers’ lives are temporarily in danger.

Summer Revels 2024

SUMMER REVELS

THE BRAND NEW MUSICAL THEATRE SUMMER SPECTACULAR SHOW!

MUSIC, DANCE, SPARKLE, SONG, SPECTACLE all wrapped up in a BRAND NEW SHOW!!

Following in the footsteps of Cork Opera House’s homegrown and much loved Summer Shows through the years, the Summer Revels will be an explosion of COMEDY, FUN, MUSIC, SPECTACLE, SPARKLE, DANCING and LAUGHTER and all you can expect from Cork Opera House’s well established family shows.

This show within a show will follow the hilarious and haphazard cast of “SUMMER REVELS” perform their show against all the odds – the pompous Director, the star Diva, the accident prone Clown, the Magician with the big idea, the vocal audience members, the talent, the egos, the hilarity and the magic that goes into making a big show when THE SHOW MUST GO ON!

With a nod to the legendary Summer Revels that lit up Cork Opera House during the 70’s and 80’s, this new show is a Revels for 2024! It’s The Muppet Show meets The Play that Goes Wrong, its Saturday Night Live meets Kiss Me Kate. It’s PANTO meets SUMMER MUSICALS!

Don’t miss this moment to be part of Cork Opera House’s new Summer Offering. Get your tickets now!

Centre Stage School – 20 Years On

Celebrate Centre Stage School’s very special birthday with current students, past students, teachers, parents, friends and performers in what will be an extraordinary night of music, song, laughter, nostalgia and looking to the future of this vibrant stage school.

Peppa Pig’s Fun Day Out

Join Peppa, along with her family and friends as they go to the zoo and also the beach for a special party- it’s going to be an exciting and fun packed day.

Prepare to sing and dance with colourful scarecrows, feed the penguins, build big sandcastles, and even swim in the sea!

Packed full of songs, dance and muddy puddles, Peppa’s Fun Day Out guarantees giggles and snorts for all Peppa fans, and a perfect introduction to theatre.

 

Jurassic Live

Featuring mind blowing special effects, professional puppeteers and the most realistic dinosaurs, this 90-minute full stage production isn’t a show to miss! Jurassic Live really is the greatest dinosaur show on earth!

Aimed at the whole family this comedic & thrilling new family-fun stage adventure follows our team of dino rangers on the hunt for an evil man stealing dinosaurs & their eggs.  Along the way you’ll meet a variety of dinosaur species in our live educational stage show featuring the UK’S ONLY flying Pterodactyl and only Parasaurolophus, Stegosaurus & Apatosaurus, the UK’s BIGGEST Tyrannosaurus Rex and the UK’S most realistic Triceratops and Velociraptor and more! See dinosaurs live on stage along with prehistoric birds flying right over your heads in a unique show unlike any other! Book now!

SENSORY WARNING – This show contains strobe lighting, haze and smoke effects, pyrotechnics and does feature a mild scare factor.

ALL CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT AND SUPERVISED AT ALL TIMES. THIS IS A LIVE THEATRE PERFORMANCE AND CHILDREN MAY NOT BE LEFT UNATTENDED.