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Opera House at Emmet Place

Cork, Ireland
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Hard Seats

I attended a brilliant production of Madame Butterfly in the Opera House but I must complain about... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
352Angela
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County Cork, Ireland
via mobile
First time opera!

Had a wonderful evening at LA Boeme recital, the acoustics are amazing and the seating in the house... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
sandradwright66
,
County Leitrim, Ireland
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Cork Opera House is southern Ireland’s premiere venue for world-class entertainment. It offers the best in Irish and international concerts, comedy, drama, dance, family fare, musicals and opera in a newly-renovated 1000-seat theatre and in the 100-seat Half Moon Theatre. Located in the heart of vibrant Cork City for more than 150 years.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“upstairs bar” (2 reviews)
“great sound” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I attended a brilliant production of Madame Butterfly in the Opera House but I must complain about the Seats They are not comfortable. Having paid 28 euros I was not pleased

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Had a wonderful evening at LA Boeme recital, the acoustics are amazing and the seating in the house are excellent.

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We went to see the wonderful Jack L with band and orchestra. The acoustics were amazing. I recommend sitting back to fully appreciate the stage lighting etc. As I chose the front row which was fantastic to be that close. But when viewing other people’s...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

It does the job though it's not terribly big so if you're booking tickets for a show book early as there aren't a whole lot of seats. Went to see Booka Brass Band during the Jazz festival and it was a grand venue.

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I recently saw Annie here great theatre we were up at the very top he heat was unbearable so just a tip to try avoid. Bar men were really friendly at t was great being able to order drinks for the break in advance .

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

While on holidays in Cork we attended Annie in the Opera House. They cater for families with a shop and restaurant available downstairs prior to the show. The bar was well staffed ensuring prompt service. Some additional toilets would be greatly welcomed especially when the...More

Thank Natalie N
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

I went to see Annie with my daughter and we both thoroughly enjoyed the show. My daughter has not stopped singing the various songs since!! However, I was disappointed at the number of extremely young children at the show who had little or no interest...More

Thank Elaine C
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Went to see Annie with my wife and daughter last week and it was very professionally done and staff were very helpful.....I can understand why the ticket prices were so high after seeing the show.The only issue I have is the bizarre scenario of having...More

Thank Gerard O
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Went to see Annie the other night in the Cork Opera House and I have to say that it's an excellent production - the singing, dancing, sets, lighting etc were all A1 but I was really surprised at the number of VERY young children in...More

Thank Jane13
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

Went to the Opera House, Cork to see Prodijig on their opening night. The second half was particularly good, Charlie Chaplin's speech which I love was played. Good variety in the show with the dancing, soul singer, fantastic band, cello player. Great opening with the...More

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KerryDirector
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Response from hillwalker2017 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure where the best seats are but be aware that if you are in the stalls in front of the stage there is no aisle in the middle. This has been removed some time ago in order to put in extra seats. I was seated in the... More
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