Music and theatre

Dublin Theatre Festival

Date
Sep 25 2014 - Oct 12 2014
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Contact details

Address

Various Venues, Dublin City, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)16778439
E: info@dublintheatrefestival.com

Dublin Theatre Festival brings the world's best theatre to the city's stages each autumn, staging classic plays by celebrated companies alongside work by exciting, emerging theatre makers from home and abroad.

First staged in 1957, Dublin Theatre Festival is Europe's longest established specialist theatre festival. It is an annual event which brings world class theatre to Dublin and provides a platform to showcase the best of Irish theatre to the world.

Throughout the festival, performances take place in venues and locations across the city. The programme incorporates theatre, music, dance and family events as well as talks, public discussions, works in progress showcases and artist development programmes. The festival presents classic drama by world renowned companies and artists alongside work by exciting, emerging theatre-makers from home and abroad.

Over the years the festival has premiered work by Ireland's theatre greats and has featured performances from actors including Vanessa Redgrave, Fiona Shaw and James Cromwell.