Exchange Street Lower
Dublin's oldest newest theatre Smock Alley Theatre 1662 has reopened as a theatre after remaining dark for nearly 225 years It is located in the heart of Dublin city centre at Exchange Street Lower, Dublin 8, Ireland.
Smock Alley was the first Theatre Royal built in Dublin. John Ogilby opened it in 1662 as part of the Restoration of the British monarchy and King Charles II in 1660, along with the London's Drury Lane (1662) and the Lincoln's Inn Fields (1661). It was the first custom-built theatre in the city and still remains in substantially the same form, making it one of the most important sites in European theatre history.
It is located in the heart of Dublin city centre at Exchange Street Lower, Dublin 8, Ireland.
The Smock Alley Theatre's mission is to welcome audiences to Dublin's oldest, newest theatre. Its policy is to provide an enjoyable, affordable, quality experience, challenging & engaging visitors, in a friendly, feel-good atmosphere.
It offers full tours of its buildings during its own in-house productions. These tours trace the history of Smock Alley to its construction as the Theatre Royal in 1662, its time as St Michael and John's Church, right up to the present day - with everything in between!
For more information on booking tours, call on 01 6770014
Purchased tickets can be collected from the box-office when you arrive at the theatre, under the name given for the booking. You can also select print-at-home tickets if you prefer.
Box Office Opening Hours
Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm ( + one hour prior to performance time)
Online bookings incur a €1 per ticket charge.
*Performance Days Only
Box-Office telephone number: 01 - 6770014
Click here to book your ticket.
Map of Smock Alley Theatre 1662 Dublin Ireland
•Epic Ireland, •Celtic Nights Traditional Live Irish Music & Dancing Show, •Dalkey Castle, •Trinity College tde Book of Kells, •St. Stephen's Green, •The Old Jameson Distillery, •Wax Museum, •Christ Church Cathedral, •Saint Patrick's Cathedral, •Chester Beatty Library
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