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Christmas Opening Hours 2016

Watergate Theatre Christmas Hours 2016

Looking to pick up tickets over the Christmas holidays? We’ll be closing from Christmas Eve for a few days, reopening on 30 December for the afternoon and will be closed again until 3 January.

The online box office is open 24/7 with full seat selection too, great if you’re looking to pick up Panto tickets before the last-minute rush in January.

Get booking today by checking out the full list of upcoming shows here.


Open casting call for 1916 production in Kilkenny

2016 is calling! This Spring Kilkenny is giving over it’s streets and some of it’s much loved historical buildings to a brand new and exciting piece of historically inspired, site specific theatre.

The public of Kilkenny are invited on a journey through the streets of our beautiful city, from the Parade to the Court House, through doorways and slip ways, tracing the steps of Thomas MacDonagh and exploring the stories that are Kilkenny’s contribution to the 1916 Rising.

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Brendan Corcoran talks to KCLR about The Elephant Man

We’re keen supporters of KATS Theatre Group in Kilkenny and are delighted to be welcoming them back to the Watergate in September for the first Irish amateur performance of The Elephant Man.

Brendan Corcoran, long associated with the Watergate and Watergate Productions in particular, is linking up with KATS for the very first time and he was a guest on The Frequency with Ken McGuire on KCLR this week.

Listen below to the clip of Brendan talking about the back story of The Elephant Man, then join us at the theatre this Friday at 7pm in Bosco’s Café for the group’s launch of The Elephant Man.

Tickets are currently on sale online and via the box office.