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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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Beautiful beautiful theatre, wonderful acting

I saw the Preview for "A Month in the Country" and it was excellent. The theatre itself was stunning and classical. Would love to see more at such a beautiful venue.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I saw the Preview for "A Month in the Country" and it was excellent. The theatre itself was stunning and classical. Would love to see more at such a beautiful venue.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Over the past few years I have attended several plays in the Gate Theatre and have yet to be disappointed. It is a lovely old building, quite intimate, with a family feel. The seating is comfortable and coffees are served in floral china during the interval. My visits have been to see period dramas, but plays by both well-known international... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This theater is a gem with porthole windows and a bar looking out to greenery. Once inside, you'll never know you're in the heart of the city. You'll often find Irish plays performed here, as we did.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Interesting play to say the least, but I enjoyed it, especially the intimate environment the theatre provided. A fun night was had by all. Would definitely visit on my next visit to Dublin City

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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Address: Cavendish Row, Parnell Square, Dublin 1, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 1 874 4085
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin

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