Whale song, the rush of waves and the buzz of a 1960s pirate radio station define the live-music drama, Dumbstruck, which opens at Cork’s Half Moon Theatre on Tuesday. Produced by Bristol-based Fine Chisel, the show, which combines narrative and live music, won the Fringe First Award at last year’s Edinburgh Festival.
Thu, 05 Jun, 2014
For the first time in its 30-year history, Graffiti Theatre Company is collaborating with the Cork Opera House. The company, which produces drama for young people, is staging Where in the World is Frank Sparrow? at the venue’s Half Moon theatre from February 25-March 8.
Thu, 20 Feb, 2014
Expecting the unexpected is par for the course for the members of ITSA Theatre Company, which is staging its annual Improvised Panto at the Half Moon Theatre in Cork from Dec 6-21. Now in its third year, this fun event is, to some extent, guided by the over-16s audience.
Thu, 05 Dec, 2013
MORE than it being a badge of honour, it seems that the only way to succeed in the X Factor is to get dumped out of the show early, or at the very least not win the damn thing. The modern pop landscape is littered with music competition winners who went on to sink without trace.
Tue, 26 Nov, 2013
CORK Cine Club’s latest programme runs from Oct 11-Dec 13 at its new venue, St John’s Central College in Cork city. With screenings of art house films and documentaries every Thursday night, the season kicks off with Even The Rain, directed by Iciar Bollain. This socially aware film is about a production team in Bolivia making a controversial film about Christopher Columbus. Meanwhile, a local uprising against water rates takes place.
Mon, 08 Oct, 2012