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Gate Theatre

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Address: Cavendish Row, Parnell Square, Dublin 1, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 1 874 4085
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Description: This theater hosts dramatic performances by Ireland's up-and-coming...
This theater hosts dramatic performances by Ireland's up-and-coming playwrights.
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Romeo and Juliet

Visited this theatre during our weekend in Dublin ,Romeo and Juliet was so good ,a modern version ,but never or less we thoroughly enjoyed it ,The Gate Theatre is lovely ,

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Visited this theatre during our weekend in Dublin ,Romeo and Juliet was so good ,a modern version ,but never or less we thoroughly enjoyed it ,The Gate Theatre is lovely ,

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

More than glad I decided to go. The theatre is really beautiful and cosy, very well preserved and the staff were just lovely. The acoustics are very good, no matter if the actors are on stage or the stalls, sits are old but surprisingly comfortable, it is the perfect setting to get you caught up in the play.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Visit the Gate Theatre on every trip to Dublin (yearly) Love the bar area and the ornate small theatre where every seat is a good seat. We went to see Romeo and Juliet - disappointed at its very contemporary - and the actors were moving around the theatre so not comfortable viewing at times.

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Dublin
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Great acting in always excellently chosen plays, a lovely bar where I always go and sit in a corner, observing theatre lovers mingling and chatting (always with a superb glass of wine), an old style coffee dock and programmes for sale always for €5 and where you are praised for having the exact note to hand....this is a wonderful venue... More 

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Sligo, Ireland
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6 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

My arty farty credentials were cruelly exposed by "The Caretaker".Unfortunately I only googled the play/Harold Pinter after the show. The references to Theatre of the Absurd and Samuel Beckett were of some comfort. My ignorance is not unreasonable. I have had some really enjoyable visits here over the years. A great venue with an eclectic programme catering for all tastes.

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Derry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We loved the intimate Georgian setting of this theatre which was so appropriate for this wonderful adaptation of Emily Bronte's novel. A superb night out

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This adorable and classic theatre is likely the oldest in Ireland. Its small so there isn't a bad seat. Beautiful and well kept. The actors are always top class. Its got a wonderful quaint bar and tea/coffee counter. If you like theatre and an escape I recommend the Gate.

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Alcanar, Cataluña, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Although I haven´t had the pleasure to read the original text, I have read some reviews on the play at the Gate and the main actress herself couldn´t do it neither, so... I think it would be the ideal to fully understand the play and appreciate it. Once I went out I was trying to analyze the play and reach... More 

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Portmarnock, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Just saw the Wuthering Heights and I have to write a review because it was an excellent adaptation of the famous novel. The actors were great as well but the way this evening was built up, the changes in the scenery and the makups were impressive. I was afraid that the end will be a little bit depressing but this... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

An excellent performance of Wuthering Heights in this intimate and engaging theatre. At €25 a seat for the best view in the house, it's unbeatable. Booking in advance is a must for the most popular shows, done either over the phone, box office or online. Well worth a visit during any trip to Dublin.

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