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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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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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A thoroughly enjoyable trip to the theatre on a Saturday afternoon.

I recently started a Theatre Group and our first trip was to the Gate last Saturday to seethe stunning production of 'Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?' It was brilliant, and I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently started a Theatre Group and our first trip was to the Gate last Saturday to seethe stunning production of 'Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?' It was brilliant, and I could say this of any production I have seen in this beautiful theatre. The auditorium is small and you feel you are part of the whole event. There is... More 

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County Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed "Who's afraid of Virginia Wolf" on Sat night, great cast and wonderful production. We have never been disappointed by a visit to The Gate, one of the best Theatres in Dublin.

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Long Crendon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Gate and saw "Whose Afraid of Virginia Woolf". Great performances from the cast of 4 but Martha in particular was wonderful. All actors unknown to me.

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to see "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?" last weekend and it's probably the best play I have seen so far. All actors were amazing, but Fiona Bell as Martha left me speechless. I thoroughly enjoyed every second of the three-hour long performance. The theatre itself is quite small and bar areas get pretty crowded during the intervals. From... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We visited this intimate theatre last Thursday to see The Father which had been recommended to us. The play cleverly leads you into the gradually degenerating mind of the lead character, Andre, who is superbly portrayed by Owen Roe. His performance conveys the descent into the character's growing paranoia and confusion quite brilliantly but was, at times, quite difficult to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

The Father written by French playwright Florian Zeller and translated into English by Christopher Hampton portrays the world as seen through the eyes of Andre. Andre is suffering from dementia so it is never clear what is real or what is the product of Andres dementia. Eoin Roe is convincing as his character loses his grip on reality and descends... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

As regular visitors to London Theatre and the Edinburgh Festival we were keen, whilst visiting the City, to attend a performance at the Gate. An excellent, well acted performance did not disappoint and made for a memorable evening. Approaching through the main entrance, the intimacy of the auditorium itself was a pleasant surprise. The efficient and helpful front of house... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

We were lucky enough to grab tickets to see a Saturday evening performance of The Father. The production was wonderful, but it would have been a pleasure just to sit in this beautiful and intimate theatre. Ticket price was 30 euros! I live 50 miles from Broadway, and it would be cheaper for me to fly to Dublin and see... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

On Friday, Sept 9th, we saw "The Father," which was in it's preview week at the Gate Theater. The Father is a new translation from the French by Christopher Hampton of an award-winning play by Florian Zeller. Kudos first to the Gate for supporting the translation and the new production. What a contribution to the English stage! In The Father,... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

We had heard of this company because of their visits to the Edinburgh Festival. It was a great treat to see them in their home city. The theatre is in a lovely old building with an elegant Georgian interior and the seats are very comfortable. The show we saw (The Father) was exceedingly well done, with very clever and effective... More 

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