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Gate Theatre

Address: Cavendish Row, Parnell Square, Dublin 1, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 1 874 4085
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Ranked #17 of 218 Attractions in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: This theater hosts dramatic performances by Ireland's up-and-coming playwrights.
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Owner description: This theater hosts dramatic performances by Ireland's up-and-coming playwrights.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Nice historical theatre in the heart of Dublin Don't miss the Guinness tour,book of Kell's trinity college Temple bar district

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Excellent performance of the Mariner. Friendly staff, ease of booking. Beautiful auditorium.small bar for pre and interval drinks

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Brilliant play, great acting and fantastic production. Wonderful tense drama in which two brothers confront each other about their deceased father's belongings, mediated by a hilarious Jewish furniture dealer. What a treat!

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Lakebay, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were fortunate to have been in Dublin to see the Mariner at the Gate Theater. A wonderful play. Ticket price is very reasonable and the theater itself is beautifully cozy. Go early enough to have a spot of tea or (as we did) a bit of champagne before the play begins.

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Tianjin, China
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22 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I get the this theatre at least once a year. The productions are always of the highest standard. The theatre itself is quite small, but intimate. There is an interesting production history attached, and attracts some of the top actors in the world. A recent season of Samuel Beckett plays was first class. Reasonable ticket prices and no bad seat.... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Our timing was amazing and we managed to secure Pride and Prejudice tickets the night before. The theatre was beautiful and the stage set up really well. The usher was well-dressed and really informative, adding more class to our experience. You could even pre-order drinks so that at the short intermission they were ready and sitting on the tables in... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Really enjoyed the superb production of pride and prejudice on in the gate theatre. Stephen Brennan's performance as the long suffering Mr. Bennett was a highlight. The beautiful theatre is the perfect venue for such a classic! The late start did cause a little stress over the parking meter though...

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This place wins on so many fronts. 1. The quality of the productions 2. Every seat is a good seat 3. It's intimate size 4. Very reasonable pricing 5. Easy parking for €6 in hospital car park 6. Friendly staff Check out their website for upcoming productions and I promise you won't be disappointed. www.gatetheatre.ie

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Really enjoyable evening performance of P&P at the cosy Gate Theatre. Small-ish theatre with good views from all seats.

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Dublin Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I love the Gate for its intimate size and quality of productions. I will be returning for its next production.

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