Combining some great benefits and wonderful experiences, it is a novel way for you to surprise your partner, a family member, or a special friend with a unique gift.

Cork Opera House is a place where memories are made, romances are started, and friendships are strengthened. This is a place for laughter, emotions, and happiness.

The gift of a friends membership is one that keeps on giving. Our friends Enjoy invitations to exclusive seasons launches, priority booking and discounts on our private venue The Blue Angel Bar. It also benefits the wider community by supporting Cork Opera House, ensuring future generations have the same opportunity to experience the wonder of live entertainment in the heart of this great city.

Our friends membership makes an ideal gift for those who are passionate about the arts and those who appreciate live entertainment.

Become friends with us today


Or contact us on + 353 (0) 21 – 427 0022 to become our friend!

The Benefits that can be enjoyed


  • Special behind the scenes guided tour
  • Two complimentary tickets (per annum) to a film screening of your choice
  • 25% discount on Blue Angel venue hire (our private function on the top floor of Cork Opera House)
  • Priority booking for sell out shows
  • Dedicated Box Office contact
  • Invites to season launches & Cork Opera House events
  • Monthly zine to keep you up to date on new shows
  • PLUS random acts of friendship to surprise you from time to time…


All the benefits of a Good Friend PLUS:

  • Two complimentary tickets to a preview performance of our Panto
  • Two complimentary tickets to a preview performance of our Musical
  • 50% discount on Blue Angel venue hire


Best Friends Forever – multi annual membership & a few extra goodies, for those who want more!

  • 10 years Best Friends membership for the price of 8 years
  • Limited edition signed copy of Miki Barlok “Backstage pass”
  • Complimentary use of a corporate box (one per year) for a Cork Opera House Production
  • Free rental of the Blue Angel venue (five per duration of the Membership)
  • Free programme for all Cork Opera House Productions