[Audio] Everyman Theatre Company celebrates 50 Years

20th April 2014, (Easter) Sunday
Copyright David O’Sullivan

The Everyman Theatre Company is marking it’s 50th anniversary.

A Civic Reception was held by the Lord Mayor this week in Cork City
Hall to mark the occasion.

The Everyman started in small room on Caste Street 1964, before moving
to the Father Matthew Hall,and finally to it’s current building on
MacCurtain Street.

The Victorian building on MacCurtain Street dates back to the 1890’s
and has 650 seats and an original interior.

It was home to cinema called the Palace until 1990, hence the name
Everyman PALACE Theatre

Cork Actor Michael Twomey – best know for being one half of the comedy
duo “Cha and Miah” says the building on MacCurtain Street
has been a music hall, cinema, and a Theatre


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