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The Gate is one of Ireland's Top Theatres in my experience rarely puts up a poor show . The staff... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nailer61
Always super - just go!!

I get here 5-6 times per annum, and have yet to be disappointed. The plays are always super, there... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Eimear C
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"The Gate Theatre was founded in 1928 by Hilton Edwards and Micheál MacLiammóir. From it's very beginnings, the Gate offered Dublin audiences a way into the worlds of European and American theatre, as well as classics from the modern and Irish...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Gate is one of Ireland's Top Theatres in my experience rarely puts up a poor show . The staff are in the top class as regards knowing how to run a show. Take a bit of good advice when in Dublin go to a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I get here 5-6 times per annum, and have yet to be disappointed. The plays are always super, there isn't a bad seat in the house (no pillars to get in the way), the bar is cosy with fast service, and there are super public...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Phenomenal performance of Hamlet this afternoon, helpful staff, beautiful theatre, beautiful location. Whatever Selena Cartmel is doing, it seems she is doing it right. Congratulations on another triumph with Hamlet, it is well deserved.

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Danny W, Social Media Manager at Gate Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the kind review! We're thrilled you enjoyed Hamlet and your trip to The Gate. We hope we'll be seeing you again soon. All the best from all of us here at The Gate.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little theatre punches well above its weight. The sense of history is palpable. The old fashioned proscenium stage is not a hindrance as the actors also use the audience area as necessary. It is really small and so are the lavatories! There are lots...More

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Danny W, Social Media Manager at Gate Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Alan. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your trip to The Gate. Thanks for taking the time to write such a kind and thoughtful review. We hope you'll be joining us for another show in the future. Thanks again and all the best...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

We were thrilled to see this production! Ms. Negga was brilliant as were her fellow actors. Wonderful stage pictures. LOVED the action being brought into the audience.

Thank langemotree
Danny W, Social Media Manager at Gate Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a kind review. We're thrilled you enjoyed Hamlet and hope you'll join us for another show soon. Thanks again and all the best from everyone here at The Gate.

Reviewed 7 October 2018

Each and every show here is wonderful. The recent Snapper was really well done. I am looking forward to the return of great Gatsby As their 2018 Christmas show where dressing up is mandatory! Great bar for pre and post drinks but long queue in...More

Thank Irene B
Danny W, social media manager at Gate Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thanks so much for the lovely review, Irene! It's wonderful to hear that you'll be joining us for The Great Gatsby. Thanks again and all the best from everyone here at The Gate.

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The Gate Theatre is a great spot for cultural evening. The programme is always challenging, the environment and ambience is comfortable. Really worth a visit

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Danny W, social media manager at Gate Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thanks for the lovely review! It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your time at our theatre. We hope you'll join us again soon and all the best from everyone here at The Gate.

Reviewed 21 September 2018

The Snapper here is well worth seeing. I went twice. As always theGatroffered a good night of theatre.

Thank Conor F
Danny W, Social Media Manager at Gate Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thanks for the kind words, Conor. We're thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed The Snapper and hope you will be joining us again soon. Thanks again and all the best from everyone here at The Gate.

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

What an outstanding performance! A most enjoyable evening at the theatre! Full house and great atmosphere. Incredible acting and clever set changes. Look forward to returning to Gate in the future. 🎭

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Danny W, Social Media Manager at Gate Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Hi there, Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We're thrilled you enjoyed the Snapper and hope you'll be joining us again soon. Thanks again and all the best from all of us here at the Gate.

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Booked tickets months in advance for prime time Saturday evening and that was a very wise move. Small and atmospheric - I don’t think there is a bad seat in the house. Performance was fantastic and great fun. Lots of swearing, so bear that in...More

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Danny W, Social Media Manager at Gate Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hey there. Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a kind review. We're thrilled you enjoyed the show and we hope you'll join us for another production soon. Thanks again and all the bets from all of us here at The Gate.

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Response from Caneray | Reviewed this property |
No there is none that I’m aware of. I do believe that common sense should prevail and one should not dress in any attire that appeared too shabby.
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Neat and tidy but not over formal
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Response from AineT55 | Reviewed this property |
There is quite a bit of what could be classed as ‘bad’ language. There is also quite a lot of discussion about reproduction, but there is nothing sordid or nasty in the script. As the other reviewer said it’s real life,.
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Response from AnneMClarke | Reviewed this property |
No, don't go for the front row. Best thing to do is phone the theatre.
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Response from AnnK_IRL | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. Apologies but I don't know about the cloakroom. Enjoy the performance
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