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Gate Theatre

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Address: Cavendish Row, Parnell Square, Dublin 1, Ireland
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+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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Excellent productions - always (from a local)

Plays are always very interesting & challenging with excellent productions & actors. Location is very central & the theatre size is perfect - small & all seats are good.

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Plays are always very interesting & challenging with excellent productions & actors. Location is very central & the theatre size is perfect - small & all seats are good.

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first experience of this theatre and it was a really nice visit. It was really nice and quaint and we had good seats up close and central to the stage. You could everything perfectly well and the sound was really good also. We availed of interval drinks and mingled with other patrons in the bar area. It... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to two shows here. Excellent productions both times. Friendly staff and very helpful. Great thing to add to a busy Dublin visit to enjoy and relax in the evening.

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California, Maryland
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

Though it is a historic building the seats were very comfortable. I saw Private Lives. Sets well done, acoustics good, and enjoyable evening. They have pay parking. Also have a nice bar.

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

We had an entertaining evening at a performance of Noel Coward's Private Lives. The play has aged well and was enjoyed enormously by the whole audience. The production deserves to be a success.

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I love the Gate and I come here regularly ... it never disappoints. I went to see Private Lives last night and as you'd expect from the Gate it's an excellent production. I'd also seen the play at the Gate some years ago with Stephen Brennan and Paris Jefferson ( and beautiful clothes from Peter O Brien) and that was... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Went to see the Heiress at the Gate in January. The staff manage the whole entrance very well. The theatre is very comfortable and elegant. The play was outstanding. Well worth a visit

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Dublin
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

Dublin has two major theatres, the Abbey concentrating mainly on Irish drama and the Gate Theatre on contemporary plays and playwrights. In particular, the Gate has over the years given particular concentration to Beckett, Friel and Pinter. One is rarely disappointed with a Gate production - it employs the best stage designers, directors and actors. It is a small, intimate... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I attended "The Heiress" here with a friend a few days ago. The Gate theatre itself is a beautiful theatre although the seats are narrow compared other Dublin theatres and getting into your seat past other patrons can be more challenging. The production was most excellent but this review is about the theatre so I'll not say more about the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed across the road at the conveniently located Cassidy's Hotel and spied a local production of 'The Heiress' playing at this historic theatre. It seems that I was meant to see it, having scored the last seat that night in what seemed to be a sellout season. It was a superb production all round, perfectly cast and constructed. If this... More 

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