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Address: Farneyhoogan, Longford, Ireland
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+353 43 334 7888
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Backstage Theatre is a state of the art venue in the heart of the midlands....

Backstage Theatre is a state of the art venue in the heart of the midlands. Located just outside Longford town, Backstage brings the best the world of theatre & entertainment has to offer to the Lake Lands area. Over the years a first-class programme of theatre has featured the best that Irish Theatre has to offer including such notables Druid, Abbey Theatre and Rough Magic.

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A Gem. Always good shows.

This is a wonderfully cozy theatre and attracts all the best acts of a variety of genres. Great comedy, music of all types and plays of real quality. It is home to many local... read more

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

This is a wonderfully cozy theatre and attracts all the best acts of a variety of genres. Great comedy, music of all types and plays of real quality. It is home to many local dramatic creations that are also worth a look all year round. Has a great bar on site and really is just a good night of entertainment.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed " Longford Local Live " last night. What a line-up of our local stars and talent! Great venue for young and old. Have been here several times over the years and it never fails to entertain! Love the coffee area to sit and relax in beforehand...and now they serve St Mel's beer! Also brilliant not to have to... More 

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Thank olympus841
Longford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

great plays, musicals etc, great night out, great theatre shame about closure of bar, as it was a great theatre meeting venue

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Thank 58bridget
Longford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Small, intimate theatre, very comfortable seating which has no bad seats for viewing the stage. Has an art gallery and tea room in the lobby which is great to just relax in before the show. They did close the adjoining bar unfortunately but it's still a great theatre.

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Thank Debbie C
Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

We have been to several performances here over the last few years and regardless of the quality of the performance the visit was always enjoyable. Lovely friendly staff, comfortable seats, safe car parking, great acoustics and sight lines with a warm cosy atmosphere.

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Thank NoelPrendiville
Longford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

THe most amazing show, funny, great singing, well acted and played by the whole cast. Great scenery enjoyed it immensley. Well done all. Theatre is comfortable with great view of stage even from the back, amazing sound and light, friendly and courteous staff Going back asap

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Thank suelynnballymulvey
Longford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Lovely theatre. Have mostly attended plays in this venue. Have some very good acts and certainly worth checking out. Great parking.

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Thank margaret919
Longford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Always warm and welcoming. No matter where you're sitting sound and vision are excellent. There's a wide variety of entertainment here from plays to concerts, etc.

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Thank geraldinem_murphy2
Longford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

comfy seats and a great view no matter where you are seated,has some parking but on my visit i had to park along the roadway so get there early

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Thank infacta
Longford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2014

Seats very comfy but very little room to move, rows are very close together... Lovely tearoom but no bar!!

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