. Time: Times Vary Location:Various Locations Category:Festival
Dublin Theatre Festival
29 September - 16 October 2016
Venue: Various Locations
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.
Part of the Dublin Festival Season, over the years the festival has premiered work by Ireland's theatre greats and has featured performances from actors including Vanessa Redgrave and Fiona Shaw.