Showtime 2024 – Sinead Sheppard’s School Of Performing Arts

Sinead Sheppard’s School of Performing Arts are delighted to be presenting “SHOWTIME 2024”, the 18th Annual end of year production for the school.

Children from as young as three years and up will take to the stage over two shows to perform a number of Dance styles from Hiphop, Commercial, Acro and Musical Theatre to entertain you in this wonderful production of song and dance.

SHOWTIME is guaranteed to be a fun, and entertaining production showcasing fabulous talent from kids of all ages.

Something About George – The George Harrison Story

“All Things Must Pass”, they say. Well, George Harrison’s name will live on forever.

From the creators of Something About Simon – The Paul Simon Story, a brand-new show that will answer the question “where does life take you after being in the greatest band in the history of the world?”

Something About George – The George Harrison Story tells the truly remarkable tale of one of music’s most understated icons. Featuring beautiful songs like ‘My Sweet Lord’, ‘Something’, and ‘Handle With Care’, the show includes incredible solo material and music from rock n’ roll’s greatest supergroup, The Travelling Wilburys – not forgetting more than a few Beatles’ classics along the way. From heartbreak to hedonism and song writing to success, Something About George will show you a life that was anything but quiet.

Presented By: Something About Productions
Written By: Jon Fellowes
Starring: Daniel Taylor
Band Members: Joe Smithson, Tom Kinton, Callum MacMillan and James Breckon
Duration: 140mins. One Interval
Age Suitability 12+

Sister Act The Musical

Approx. 2 hours 20 minutes including interval

Brace yourselves sisters – the habit is coming to Cork Opera House!

Don’t miss this eagerly anticipated brand new production of the Broadway and UK award winning musical Sister Act direct from London.

All your prayers have been answered with a stunning cast, including Coronation Street legend Sue Cleaver as Mother Superior and West End star Landi Oshinowo as Deloris, everyone’s favourite nun on the run!

Disco diva Deloris’ life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Placed under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she shouldn’t be found – a convent! Encouraged to help the struggling choir, she helps her fellow sisters find their true voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own.

Featuring original music by Tony® and 8-time Oscar® award-winner Alan Menken (Disney’s Aladdin, Enchanted) and songs inspired by Motown, soul and disco, this heavenly musical is joyous and uplifting in equal measures. A musical sent from above, Sister Act is the brilliant, must-see show which raises the spirits and warms the soul time after time.

SPECIAL EFFECTS: This production may contain Strobe Lighting, Flashing Lights, Smoke and Haze.

AGE GUIDANCE: Suitable for ages 12+. No Under 3’s permitted in the auditorium. Under 16’s must be accompanied by and seated next to a parent/guardian aged 18+

*Performance schedule and times are subject to change and may be affected by illness or events beyond the producers’ or venues’ control.

Performers, dates, times, prices, and fees are subject to change without notice.

Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance

For a quarter of a century Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance has been dazzling audiences across the globe with its unique combination of high-energy Irish dancing, original music, storytelling and sensuality. Now it comes to Cork Opera House as part of its 25th Anniversary celebrations.

Since its premiere 25 years ago, Lord of the Dance has become one the most successful touring productions in entertainment history, having been seen by over 60 million people.

Now the show will go to the next level for its 25th anniversary tour. Fans can expect new staging, new costumes and choreography plus cutting-edge technology, special effects and remarkable lighting. This ground-breaking show is coming to Cork Opera House this Summer for 5 nights and 2 matinées. Don’t miss out!

*Please note Michael Flatley is not scheduled to appear in any of the performances.

Pretty Woman The Musical

Be swept up in the romance of this dazzlingly theatrical take on a love story for the ages – and get to know the iconic characters in a whole new way – in a sensational show that took London’s West End by storm, guaranteed to lift your spirits and light up your heart.

Make a date to see Pretty Woman live on stage at Cork Opera House, starring Amber Davies (9 to 5, Back to the Future), Ore Oduba (Strictly Come Dancing champion 2016), Oliver Savile (Wicked) and Natalie Paris (Olivier nominated for SIX).

With a blazing rock score from Grammy® winners Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance, direction and choreography by Tony Award® winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots, Hairspray), and a book by the film’s director Garry Marshall & screenwriter J.F. Lawton, a powerhouse creative team from the best of music, Hollywood and Broadway ensures you’ll have a pretty magical time at Pretty Woman The Musical.

SPECIAL EFFECTS: This production may contain Strobe Lighting, Flashing Lights, Smoke and Haze.

AGE GUIDANCE: Suitable for ages 14+. No Under 3’s permitted in the auditorium. Under 16’s must be accompanied by and seated next to a parent/guardian aged 18+

*Performance schedule and times are subject to change and may be affected by illness or events beyond the producers’ or venues’ control.

Performers, dates, times, prices, and fees are subject to change without notice.

Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story On Stage

Seen by millions across the globe this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds, who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives.

Featuring 35 hit songs including ‘Hungry Eyes’, ‘Hey Baby, Do You Love Me?’ and the heartstopping ‘(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life’. Watch the hit film come to life before your eyes with this fantastic, emotional and triumphant live stage show.

This show contains adult themes and strong language.

SPECIAL EFFECTS: This production may contain Strobe Lighting, Flashing Lights, Smoke and Haze.

Age Guideline: 14+ . No Under 3’s permitted in the auditorium. Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult.