Busy few months ahead at Cork’s Everyman Palace Theatre

THE Everyman Palace Theater has revealed details of a packed Autumn/Winter season at the historic venue, with an exciting and eclectic mix of events over the coming months which the venue promises will “feel something for everyone”.

One of the undisputed highlights will be Reggie’s return from Blackrock Road to the Everyman stage for a four-day performance of his show, An Evening With Reggie, beginning Wednesday 5th October.

Drama productions at Everyman include the stage adaptation of Mike McCormack’s multi-award-winning novel Solar Bones, starring Stanley Townsend, Ronan Fitzgibbon’s dark new play Our Tethered Kin, and the Hunter’s Moon Theater adaptation of John B. Keane’s bittersweet The year of”. The hiker”.

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Award-winning dance innovators Junk Ensemble will present Mike McCormack’s multi-award-winning novel legacy Dances Like a Bomb, while Irish National Opera will return with Don Pasquale, marking the start of a busy opera year for Der Jedermann in 2023.

The Everyman will present several acts as part of the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival including GoGo Penguin, Seun Kuti and Fela’s Egypt 80 and Hermeto Pascoal.

In November the theater is transformed into a cinema for the 67th edition of the Cork International Film Festival.

A standout comedy line-up includes performances by “Cork’s Queen” Laura O’Mahony, Julie Jay, Jason Byrne, Deirdre O’Kane and Sara Pascoe.

Throughout the season the theater will host a range of musicians including Villagers, Christina Rogers in One Night of Adele, Eddi Reader and Cork artist John Spillane, who will be appearing on the Everyman stage for the 25th consecutive year its annual Christmas concert.

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The Everyman Sunday Songbook team will also present the story and song with “A Very Bublé-esque Christmas”.

Of course, no festive season would be complete without the traditional panto, and director Catherine Mahon Buckley brings a modern twist to the classic tale in this year’s show, Cinderella.

Also for children and families, ‘The Dead Letter Office’ at Graffiti Theatre, part of The Everyman and Beyond programme, is an exciting new play that explores migration and belonging through a beautiful story of connection.

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Sean Kelly, Executive Director and CEO of Everyman Palace, said that as the long nights roll in, it’s the perfect time to visit Everyman and “enjoy some amazing work by local and international artists”.

“It’s wonderful for us to be able to present a full fall season to our audience for the first time since 2019. There is a huge range of great things to see and we are ready and waiting to welcome you through our doors,” said Mr Kelly.

For the full schedule of events and tickets, visit www.everymancork.com.

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