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Gaiety Theatre



    South King Street, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin






    + 353 (0)1 679 5622

    Director of Marketing and Communications

    Justin Green

    Managing Director

    Caroline Downey

    Box Office Phone

    + 353 (0)1 677 1717

  • Programming Policy

    Primarily a receiving house, the variety of productions included in the season encompasses theatre, opera, dance, pantomime, comedy and musicals. The annual pantomime is produced in-house.

New Irish Plays Produced By Gaiety Theatre

Play Title Playwright
A Little Winter Love Alun Owen
A Quiet Twelfth Hugh Quinn
A Time of Wolves and Tigers Hugh Leonard
A Tree in the Crescent Maura Laverty
Abdication H.T. Lowe-Porter
Are You There Garth? It's Me Margaret Fiona Looney
Bean an Mhilliúnaí Gearóid Ó Lochlainn
Bitter Rue Donal Giltinan
Casadh an tSúgáin Douglas Hyde (Dubhghlas de hÍde)
Collecting the Rent Hugh Quinn
Crystal and Fox Brian Friel
Dancing Shadow Micheál Mac Liammóir
Greener Fiona Looney
Huge Love Richard Hayward
Author credited as H. Richard Hayward
Ill Met By Moonlight Micheál Mac Liammóir
King of the Castle Eugene McCabe
Liffey Lane Maura Laverty
Missing Links Charles K. Ayre
North City Traffic Straight Ahead James Douglas
Nothing Personal Hugh Leonard
Phantoms Rutherford Mayne
Philadelphia, Here I Come! Brian Friel
Portrait of Miriam Micheál Mac Liammóir
Ross O'Carroll Kelly, Breaking Dad Paul Howard
Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, Postcards from the Ledge Paul Howard
Say "99" Tom Purefoy
Sincerity Gerald Macnamara
Spring Meeting M.J. Farrell John Perry
Step-In-The-Hollow Donagh MacDonagh
The Assassin John Boyd
The Barrel Organ Robert Collis
The Bishop's Bonfire Sean O'Casey
The Boys of Summer Neil Donnelly
The Devil's Own People Patrick Galvin
The Doctor's Boy Frank Carney
The Dreaming Dust Denis Johnston
The Full Shilling Pat Ingoldsby
The Game Alun Owen
The Invasion of Carrickroe Harry O'Donovan
The Jew's Fiddle Richard Hayward
The Land of the Stranger Dorothea Donn-Byrne
The Last of the Last of the Mohicans Hugh Leonard
The Last P.M. Conor Farrington
The Millionairess George Bernard (GB) Shaw
The Mountains Look Different Micheál Mac Liammóir
The Rain at the End of the Summer John B. Keane
The Rat Part 1 Wesley Burrowes
The Ship St. John Greer Ervine
The Voices of Doolin Walter Macken
The Wiremen Shay Healy
Where Stars Walk Micheál Mac Liammóir


Play Title Adapter/Translator
An Béar Risteárd Ó Foghludha Anton Chekhov
Aistriúchán ón Rúisis
Caimbéal na Coille Móire Risteárd Ó Foghludha J.A. Ferguson
Aistriúchán ar 'Cambell of Kilmhor' (1914)
Cemented With Love Tomás Mac Anna Sam Thompson
Adapted from Thompson's teleplay of the same name which was first broadcast on the BBC in 1965.
Dubliners Michael West Annie Ryan James Joyce
One of Our Own Fergus Linehan (1) Lennox Robinson
Based on 'The Whiteheaded Boy' by Lennox Robinson.
The Importance of Being Oscar Micheál Mac Liammóir Oscar Wilde
The Insect Play Flann O'Brien Karel Capek Josef Capek
Adapted from the brothers Čapek's "Ze života hmyzu".
The Shawshank Redemption Owen O'Neill Dave Johns Stephen King (1)
Torchlight and Laserbeams Michael Scott (2) Christopher Nolan
Adapted from the writings of Christopher Nolan.
Trilby Micheál Mac Liammóir Sally Travers George Du Maurier