TOWN HALL THEATRE
The famous Town Hall Theatre is located in Galway City centre less than a ten minute drive from Clayton Hotel Galway. The theatre presents a 52-week programme covering all the performing arts including theatre, concerts, musicals, opera, ballet and film. Whilst staying at Clayton Hotel Galway, why not incorporate a memorable trip to this wonderful theatre into an itinerary of things to do.
Among the major theatre companies which have performed at the famous Town Hall Theatre are: Druid, the Abbey and the Royal Shakespeare Company. The theatre itself is hugely impressive and incorporates a state of the art 400-seater main auditorium and the 52-seater studio space at Courthouse Square, and the nearby, multi-purpose Black Box performance space (up to 600 seated, 800 standing) on Dyke Road presents an extensive and eclectic mix of theatre, concerts, musicals, dance, film, comedy and family shows year-round.
The Town Hall Theatre Galway is open 362 days a year and 15 hours a day on average. Pre-booking is essential, as it attracts audiences in excess of 100,000 annually (close to 2 million since they officially re-opened on 1st February 1996) making it the most successful theatre of its size in Ireland. Each year, the venue is the epicentre of activity for virtually all of Galway’s key festivals and cultural events including Galway International Arts Festival, Galway Film Fleadh, Cuirt Festival of Literature, Baboro Children’s Festival and Galway Comedy Festival to name but a few.
Druid Theatre, who are an award winning theatre group, have premiered many of their acclaimed and award-winning productions at the venue before embarking on national and international tours including successful Broadway and West End runs. Since being founded in 1975, Druid have been at the forefront of the development of Irish theatre.
An increasing number of Galway International Arts Festival’s own productions also tour the world following premieres at Town Hall Theatre and Black Box. Acclaimed for consistently delivering the best of national and international talent year-round to Galway audiences, the venue’s programme proudly features the work of many performers, companies, musical societies and arts organisations from Galway.
The team at Clayton Hotel Galway would be delighted to provide details of upcoming shows and performances at the theatre upon request. During a visit to Galway, why not incorporate a trip to the theatre into a relaxing hotel break at Clayton Hotel Galway.
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