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Olympia Theatre

72 Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 679 3323
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Alice Cooper Concert

My wife and i attended the second night of alice coopers tour here at this amazing venue . Staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martin B
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Ballina, Ireland
Amazing!!!

A magical location with all the grace and charm of a Shakespearean theater. My wife and I were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bluejay377
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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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Much loved old theatre, highly respected by locals and visitors alike. Always busy, showing a variety of plays, musicals, pantomime, comedy as well as numerous gigs by Irish and International rock and pop artists.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“box office” (8 reviews)
“great concert” (6 reviews)
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72 Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
South City Centre
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+353 1 679 3323
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and i attended the second night of alice coopers tour here at this amazing venue . Staff were friendly and the place was well run The theatre is a lovely old building with a must visit to the bar downstairs with wonderful shots...More

1  Thank Martin B
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ah thanks so much Martin, really appreciate your review, delighted you enjoyed Alice Cooper!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A magical location with all the grace and charm of a Shakespearean theater. My wife and I were here to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary by seeing Jason Isbell perform. It is venues like this that can show case his amazing talent so beautifully. The...More

1  Thank bluejay377
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the lovely words Mike, it was a real pleasure dealing with you in the run up to the Jason Isbell show and afterwards. Chuffed to hear yourself & Bonnie enjoyed your experience so much, that's what it's all about! Agree...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful theater. Staff helpfully great view of the act on stage I would recommend and will definitely return

Thank Debi T
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the lovely review Debi! See you again soon hopefully

Reviewed 11 September 2017

This theater is beautiful and kept in excellent condition. We were delighted to find that Once was playing here. We had seen the show before, but it was wonderful to experience it during our visit to Dublin, where it takes place. The show itself was...More

Thank madmadeleine
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thanks for your lovely review madmadeleine, delighted you enjoyed your experience at Once in The Olympia in Dublin! Sorry we weren't able to accommodate letting you walk around different areas of the theatre, our staff members are all allocated to work in specific areas and...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Nice size theatre for a more intimate gig. There is a good bar area at the back . Texas were fantastic. I found the experience of audience 'sitting' through some songs very weird... it's a gig, let loose an enjoy yourself. Sharlene had to prompt...More

Thank SuzD2013
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thanks for your review SuzD2013, glad you enjoyed Texas at The Olympia!

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The Olympia is a great venue, full of atmosphere and character. It's interior decor is fantastic, so traditional abd classical. Great acoustics and views mean that you get the real theatre experience here. We really enjoyed it. It has a great bar inside that really...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thanks so much for your review, much appreciated!

Reviewed 27 August 2017

Watched Once the musical again and it was even better than a few years ago.Both leads were superb, All the cast were good.The music is superb and I would thoroughly recommend the show to anyone.Only complaint are the idiots who persist in rustling their sweets...More

Thank PAUL O
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thanks for your review Paul, we hope to welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 25 August 2017

We were able to see the production of Once at the Olympia Theatre with an all Irish cast. The venue is beautiful and the seats were comfortable. The bar was very convenient and I was thankful for the popcorn sold during intermission. All in all...More

Thank Debi F
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thanks so much for your lovely review Debi, much appreciated! So glad you enjoyed your night at Once in The Olympia Theatre.

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

A fantastic production. Such excellence. Had previously seen the show in Toronto lived up to my expectations. Such energy by all the actors. Would go to see it again loved it. Lovely theatre. Would highly recommend.

Thank mary e
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Ah thank you Mary, that's lovely to read. Hopefully you'll be back again someday to visit us

Reviewed 21 August 2017

The heart of Once the movie is the music. You've a man, who is emotional, who is in tune with his emotion and his music carries him. His music is a catharsis for him. This is not felt in the play. It doesn't even matter...More

Thank aidan2160
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Hi Aidan, Sorry to hear you weren't happy with the theatre adaptation of Once, we must admit yours is the first review of it's kind we've received since hosting this show over the past 3 summers, as you can see by the countless 5 star...More

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Tricia B
1 November 2017|
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Parking is available nearby
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n1cole23
28 February 2017|
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Response from OlympiaTheatre | Property representative |
Hi n1cole23, would depend on the event and the age restriction. Can you please contact us via our email address (can't post links here but easy to Google) and advise what show you are inquiring about, and we can advise... More
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Breda K
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Response from OlympiaTheatre | Property representative |
Hi Breda, We've got a whole section on our website dedicated to Recommended Hotels of the theatre, includes descriptions, photos, links, map and our personal recommendation, so make sure you check that out! We're not... More
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