The Gaiety Theatre
The Gaiety Theatre has been part of Dublin’s rich theatrical history for the past 142 years. Located just off Grafton Street the theatre has played host to a number of famous faces over the years including Julie Andrews, Spike Milligan, Joan Rivers and Peter Ustinov and continues to champion the talents of Irish icons such as The Dubliners and The Chieftains. The theatre has undergone massive refurbishment in 2003 and again in 2007 and is one of Dublin's best loved and most popular venues. It is well worth seeing a show and experiencing some of Dublin’s rich theatrical history in one of Dublin’s most iconic buildings.
Whether you prefer musicals, drama, opera, comedy, concerts, pantomimes or festivals, the Gaiety has something to offer everyone. This Dublin Tourist Attraction is well worth a visit if you want to experience something different. You can saunter up Grafton Street to soak up the Dublin City buzz and venture off Grafton Street beside Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre to look at the bronze handprints outside the Dublin attraction which includes the handprints of Luciano Pavarotti and Brian Friel. Since the very first show in 1871 that included burlesque act, La Belle Sauvage the building is said to have seen more famous faces throughout the years than any other building in Ireland. During it's refurbishment a new stage was fitted, a larger orchestra pit was built and seating was improved to accommodate larger scale productions.
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Some Venue Facilities and Information:
· Doors to the theatre open 30 minutes before the performance, this gives you plenty of time to collect tickets beforehand
· Admission is not guaranteed for late comers
· Formal wear is not required
· Use of cameras, audio and video equipment is strictly forbidden
· Children under two years of age are advised to only attend children’s shows
· Talking or whispering is likely to be heard on stage, the Gaiety Theatre request that there should be no talking during the performance
See a full listing of what's on in the Gaiety Theatre.