Cheers To 60 Years (Cope Foundation's 60th Anniversary Show)
Tuesday, November 14th
Together, with people we support, families, staff, some well-known Cork personalities and community groups, we will celebrate our amazing 60 year story through song, dance, conversation and performance.
Cheers to 60 Years is a show that reflects on our past, celebrates our present, and embraces our future.
Acclaimed actor and vocalist Michael Sands will narrate the show and throughout the performance he will be joined on stage by well-known Cork personalities including Rob Heffernan, Ciarán Birmingham (actor), Ger Wolfe (singer and songwriter) and Theo Dorgan (renowned poet).
Cope Foundation’s "Department of Arts and Creative Arts Therapies" (ACT) who are leading this event will bring together a carnival of performances showcasing on Cork City Hall’s main stage the diversity of Cope Foundation’s community partnerships. Suisha Inclusive Arts partnership with Cork Mental Health Services will bring the Gamelan to life and will feature singer/songwriter Ger Wolfe. Visual artists Amy Begley, Katie Coleman and Spark Deeley will tell you about their work in the visual arts and many of Cope Foundation’s athletes and olympians will parade their talents and achievements in a spectacular fashion with the help of Rob Heffernan.
Inclusive Dance "Chance to Dance" partnership with the Firkin Crane featuring dancers from "Making Moves” and Suisha Inclusive Arts will WOW you with their choreography; Suisha's theatre group will perform co-created sketches with comedy sensations CCCahoots;John Spillane will join students from Scoil Bernadette for a special song; and Cork Music Group, Music Mash Up will perform various pieces, including their very own and newly released single ‘Shine Bright Like A Star.
Elmarie Mawe (Cork's 96fm) and Pat Kinevane will share a few stories about the various local, national and international projects that Cope Foundation are involved in and CADA Performing Arts will close the night in style.
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Cork City Hall
The event runs from 7:30pm to 10:15pm on the following dates.
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