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The Great Gatsby

Words cannot do justice to this production. What a fantastic experience. We knew in advance that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jean O
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Dublin, Ireland
The Great Gatsby

I Was lucky to get tickets The show was a new departure for the gate. The seats were removed and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
michaelwivbrennan
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"The Gate Theatre was founded in 1928 by Hilton Edwards and Micheál MacLiammóir. From it's very beginnings, the Gate offered Dublin audiences a way into the worlds of European and American theatre, as well as classics from the modern and Irish...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Words cannot do justice to this production. What a fantastic experience. We knew in advance that this was an interactive show and had heard other people's accounts of it but it was still way beyond our expectations. The set is amazing; hard to believe that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I Was lucky to get tickets The show was a new departure for the gate. The seats were removed and the audience got the opportunity to interact with the actors. We were also , as part of the performance, invited into other areas of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Gate Theatre is located at the end of O’Connell St and had a round feature. The theatre was part of the old Rotunda Maternity Hospital with which it shares a site. It has a long history and still hosts performances but be aware the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gate is one of Ireland's Top Theatres in my experience rarely puts up a poor show . The staff are in the top class as regards knowing how to run a show. Take a bit of good advice when in Dublin go to a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

I get here 5-6 times per annum, and have yet to be disappointed. The plays are always super, there isn't a bad seat in the house (no pillars to get in the way), the bar is cosy with fast service, and there are super public...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Phenomenal performance of Hamlet this afternoon, helpful staff, beautiful theatre, beautiful location. Whatever Selena Cartmel is doing, it seems she is doing it right. Congratulations on another triumph with Hamlet, it is well deserved.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Swannmcfall
Danny W, Social Media Manager at Gate Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Thanks so much for the kind review! We're thrilled you enjoyed Hamlet and your trip to The Gate. We hope we'll be seeing you again soon. All the best from all of us here at The Gate.

Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

This little theatre punches well above its weight. The sense of history is palpable. The old fashioned proscenium stage is not a hindrance as the actors also use the audience area as necessary. It is really small and so are the lavatories! There are lots...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Danny W, Social Media Manager at Gate Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Hi there, Alan. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your trip to The Gate. Thanks for taking the time to write such a kind and thoughtful review. We hope you'll be joining us for another show in the future. Thanks again and all the best...More

Reviewed October 8, 2018

We were thrilled to see this production! Ms. Negga was brilliant as were her fellow actors. Wonderful stage pictures. LOVED the action being brought into the audience.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Danny W, Social Media Manager at Gate Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a kind review. We're thrilled you enjoyed Hamlet and hope you'll join us for another show soon. Thanks again and all the best from everyone here at The Gate.

Reviewed October 7, 2018

Each and every show here is wonderful. The recent Snapper was really well done. I am looking forward to the return of great Gatsby As their 2018 Christmas show where dressing up is mandatory! Great bar for pre and post drinks but long queue in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Danny W, social media manager at Gate Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Thanks so much for the lovely review, Irene! It's wonderful to hear that you'll be joining us for The Great Gatsby. Thanks again and all the best from everyone here at The Gate.

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

The Gate Theatre is a great spot for cultural evening. The programme is always challenging, the environment and ambience is comfortable. Really worth a visit

Date of experience: September 2018
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Danny W, social media manager at Gate Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thanks for the lovely review! It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your time at our theatre. We hope you'll join us again soon and all the best from everyone here at The Gate.

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No there is none that I’m aware of. I do believe that common sense should prevail and one should not dress in any attire that appeared too shabby.
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Neat and tidy but not over formal
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There is quite a bit of what could be classed as ‘bad’ language. There is also quite a lot of discussion about reproduction, but there is nothing sordid or nasty in the script. As the other reviewer said it’s real life,.
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