An important day in the city’s Calendar since 1957, Dublin Theatre Festival is an annual event that is highly popular worldwide. The festival is invariably grand and draws huge attendance every year which includes both local and international visitors. You can expect around or more than 350 remarkably good performers in this event where several countries participate and attend shows that are held in 20+ venues.
A crucial part of Ireland’s cultural development, everything from theatre, music, dance, family events to public discussions makes this festival unique in its own way. Over the years, the festival has staged many key international theatre shows and hosted productions by the world’s most highly regarded artists, including premiering work of Ireland’s leading playwrights.
Europe’s oldest specialised theatre festival, Dublin Theatre brings the best available theatre from around the world to Dublin. The festival has expertise to offer an exceptional amalgamation of the international programme with Irish productions to entertain the guests in the best way possible.
The names and addresses of the venues in 2016’s festival programme are given below.
Project Arts Centre: 39 East Essex St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
+353 1 881 9613
Pavilion Theatre: Marine Road, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
+353 1 231 2929
Samuel Beckett Theatre: Trinity College, Dublin 2. Entrance is via Nassau St on Saturdays and Sundays
Temple Bar Gallery and Studios: 5-9 Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Smock Alley Theatre: Exchange St Lwr, Temple Bar, Dublin 8 +353 1 677 0014
85/86 Upper Dorset: St 85/86 Upper Dorset St, Dublin 1
Abbey Theatre: 26 Lwr Abbey St, Dublin 1, +353 1 878 7222
The Ark: 11a Eustace St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, +353 1 670 7788
axis:Ballymun: Main St, Ballymun, Dublin 9, +353 1 883 2100
Bord Gáis Energy Theatre: Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin 2, 0818 719 377
The Chocolate Factory: 26 Kings Inn Street, Dublin 1
Civic Theatre: Tallaght, Dublin 24
+353 1 462 7477
Dublin Theatre Festival Box Office: Festival House, 12 Essex Street, East, Dublin 2, D02 EH42
+353 1 677 8899
Gaiety Theatre: South King St, Dublin 2
Gate Theatre: Cavendish Row, Parnell Sq, Dublin 1
+353 1 874 4045 / +353 1 874 6042
The New Theatre: 43 East Essex St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
+353 1 670 3361
The Olympia Theatre: 72 Dame Street, Dublin 2,
0818 719 330
For More Information about the event visit: https://dublintheatrefestival.com/Online/default.asp
Your stay in Dublin
Make the most of your stay in Dublin by visiting the city between the September and October month and enjoy some of the best theatre shows and plays that the city has to offer. While you are in the city, make sure to book your accommodation a week prior to your trip in order to avoid last minute chaos. Choose from some affluent serviced apartments located in Temple Bar neighbourhood. The neighbourhood is situated few miles away from the major venues, making it easy for you to commute. The apartments in Temple Bar area is available in special rates for the duration of the festival.
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