Dublin is the home of some of the worlds greatest playwrights. The city’s theatres provide a range of shows with well-known Irish and visiting artists. As well as major Irish and international plays which run in the larger venues there are also smaller theatre spaces where you will find an array of new and experimental works.
Abbey Theatre , 26/27 Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1.
Phone: 01 8872200 | www.abbeytheatre.ie
The Abbey Theatre was opened to promote Irish culture and plays, but it also presents plays that originate in Europe.
Gaeity Theatre , South King Street, Dublin 2.
Phone: 01 648 6029 | www.gaietytheatre.ie
The Gaiety is one of Dublin’s oldest theatres,a premier venue for hosting high quality dramatic and musical entertainment.
Bord Gais Energy Theatre , Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin 2.
Phone: 01 677 7999 | www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie
The Bord Gais Energy Theatre opened its doors in 2010 in Dublins Docklands.This wonderful world of theatre presents something for everyone via a distinct programme of theatrical experiences including ballets, musicals, family shows, drama, concerts, comedy, orchestral and opera.
Smock AlleyTheatre , Exchange Street Lower, Temple Bar, Dublin 8.
Phone: 01-6770014 | www.smockalley.com
Smock Alley opened in 1662. It was the first custom-built theatre in Dublin city and still remains in substantially the same form, making it one of the most important sites in European theatre history.