The theatre royal consisted of a classical proscenium stage, pit, boxes, a middle and upper. The boys school at smock alley theatre 1662 is a unique event venue to hire for workshops, team away days, meetings and private parties in dublin. Whats on at smock alley theatre 1662 whats on in dublin. Smock alley theatre is a renovated 17th century theatre on the banks of the river liffey, on essex quay what happens there. Nov 18, 20 last week i had a pleasure of embarking on a tour through the history of smock alley theatre, unquestionably one dublins theatrical hidden gems. Smock alley theatre, the venue in temple bar this week for the dublin book festival, is a case in point. Smock alley theatre project gutenberg selfpublishing. List of current and upcoming events at smock alley theatre 1662.
Smock alley theatre 1662 392 followers on linkedin smock alley was the first theatre royal built in dublin. See photos and contact smock alley theatre 1662 for a tour. It was the first custombuilt theatre in the city and still remains in substantially the same form, making it one of the most important sites in. Smock alley theatre, 1662, dublin, ireland 10times. The banquet hall at smock alley theatre 1662 is a unique event venue to hire for workshops, team away days, meetings and private parties in dublin. Tickets can be collected free of charge from the smock alley. Book your tickets online for smock alley theatre 1662, dublin. Click here to view the constitution of smock alley theatre company limited by guarantee. Tickets will be 5, redeemable against the cost of the book. View patrick suttons profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Following in the footsteps of skulduggery pleasant. Smock alley offers a varied programme of theatre, music, dance, literary events, science events, festivals and more.
Smock alley theatre presents as its tenth inhouse production, the shaughraun, written by dion boucicault. Originally opened in 1662 as the first custombuilt theatre in ireland, it remained active. John ogilby opened it in 1662 as part of the restoration of the british monarchy and. Smock alley theatre 1662 dublin, dublin, ireland venue report. Written in 1874 by the irish master of melodrama dion boucicault, the themes in this play still ring true from vulture bankers, rising rents and homelessness, to angloirish relations and impending brexit doom. John ogilby, master of the revels in ireland, opens the first theatre royal, dublin, in smock alley. Scene and heard is developed by smock allies, the arts outreach branch of smock alley theatre based on eden quay. Dublin, ireland 67 exchange street lower, temple bar, dublin 8 about event john connolly discusses and signs the woman in the woods, with a musical performance by envoy david obrien of original music written for the book. The insiders guide to getting published at ilfdublin full. Smock alley theatre, 1662 view map smock alley was the first theatre royal built in dublin. Roger lestrange is granted a warrant to seize seditious books or pamphlets.
Dublin smock alley book theatre temple bar festival 12 15. Smock alley theatre 1662 dublin updated april 2020 top. Smock alley theatre1662 dublins oldest newest theatre. Preparations are well underway here in smock towers for our summer show, pygmalion. The theatre still has essentially the same lookandfeel as when it was opened in 1662. As dublins oldest theatre, dating back to 1662, smock alley is the perfect setting for the festival, reflecting the history of irelands great literary traditions. Whats on at smock alley theatre 1662 whats on in dublin theatre. Smock alley theatre 1662 temple bar 14 17 november 2019. From the blue is a warm, funny and intimate, new york style cabaret that celebrates navigating lifes lessons.
In 1662, following the restoration of charles ii, the theatre royal at smock alley was built, the first purposebuilt royal theatre in the british isles. Smock alley theatre 1662 dublin 2020 all you need to know. Smock alley theatre 1662 is a wedding venue in dublin, dublin, ireland. Runs from 24th29th august in the main space written by. John connolly and now, what youve all or many of you. Smock alley theatre complies with all regulatory requirements and operates in accordance with its governing document. Smock alley theatre, 1662 theatres republic of ireland. If you book with tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. His previous theatre in nearby werburgh street had been opened in 1637 but was closed by the puritans in 1641. The 10 closest hotels to smock alley theatre 1662 tripadvisor. Smock alleys beginnings in 1662 were a direct result of the restoration monarchys reversal of the cromwellian closure of the theatres under the. Sep 30, 2014 this certainly isnt the case as fans from far and wide have congregated at the doors of the smock alley theatre in dublin. John connolly discusses and signs the woman in the woods with. Smock alley theatre lies in an unassuming part of dublin city.
The current smock alley theatre is a 21stcentury theatre in dublin, converted from a 19thcentury church building, incorporating structural material from an 18thcentury theatre building, and built on the site of the 17th century theatre royal, dublin. Performance art theatredublins oldest newest theatre follow the link below to see whats on and to book tickets. Hotels near smock alley theatre 1662, dublin on tripadvisor. Smock alley was the second theatre to open in seventeenthcentury dublin and, like its predecessor in werburgh street, it was closely associated with the viceregal court in dublin castle. The theatre was one of three built in 1662, two years after the restoration of king charles ii.
Whats on in theatre, comedy, dance, music, literature events, festivals. This theatre collective is an ensemble of actors who have recently graduated from. Smock alley theatre is a popular venue for a range of different events, including lectures, comedy, theatre, dance and musical performances. Having performed sell out shows in the sugar club, the peacock theatre and in the new york foundation for the arts brian is bringing a new show to smock alley. Meeting rooms at smock alley theatre, 1662, smock alley theatre. The 10 best restaurants near smock alley theatre 1662 in. World heritage encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled. Mar 28, 2018 smock alley theatre, 1662, 67 exchange street lower, temple bar, dublin 8, co. Patricia watkins sets out the cityscapes of dublin and cork, their society and their theatre society of the time. Dublin book festival nov 2019, dublin ireland trade show.
Governance at smock alley theatre 1662 list of board members. T his narrow street in dublin used to be known as smoke alley but had been called smock alley for a long time before the master of the revels, john ogilby, decided to build a new theatre in 1662. Connolly, discussing the importance of the arts in ireland, stated that where people are marginalized, the arts can help them find their voice, to be empowered, heard and understood. Smock alley theatre 1662, whats on in dublin theatres. Originally set up in 1662, as one of three major theatres across the uk and ireland, it marked its reign with onstage extravaganzas and reallife dramas. The others, in london, no longer exist, and smock alley became the first theatre royal in ireland. See all 1 smock alley theatre 1662 tours on tripadvisor. There will be a book signing after the event in the gutter bookshop. Nestled on the banks of the river liffey, you would be forgiven for thinking it a quiet little building. Opened as the first theatre royal in dublin back in 1662, the polished floors dazzle with the remnants of the great tragedies and comedies of the last few centuries. Smock alley theatre keeps detailed books and records of accounts and maintains strict financial controls. The smock alley theatre, smock alley, dublin arthur lloyd. Eventbrite international literature festival dublin presents the insiders guide to getting published at ilfdublin full day conference saturday, may 25, 2019 at smock alley theatre, 1662, dublin 8, county dublin.
Restaurants near smock alley theatre 1662, dublin on tripadvisor. Meeting rooms at smock alley theatre, 1662, smock alley. Smock alley theatre 1662 dublins oldest newest theatre. Book of common prayer revised sarah blackborow the oppressed prisoners complaint. Patrick sutton director smock alley theatre1662 linkedin. A drawing of the theatre royal, smock alley, dublin courtesy des kerins. The building, first opened in 1662, sets the perfect backdrop for the.349 52 1462 98 1091 465 1154 106 204 552 1509 1065 1380 1234 1136 1023 1069 877 595 1453 971 469 1104 373 294 12 527 1278 1470 147 1402 261