About An Grianán Theatre

Fáilte go dtí Amharclann An Ghrianán! Located in Letterkenny, Co Donegal, An Grianán Theatre is an integral part of the county’s thriving cultural life and a flagship venue in the North West of Ireland.

A full house enjoying the Henry Girls in concert at An Grianan Theatre, Donegal in Feb 2014. Photo by Living Witness Photography. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

A full house enjoying the Henry Girls in concert at An Grianan Theatre, Donegal in Feb 2014. Photo by Living Witness Photography. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

We give local audiences and visitors the opportunity to enjoy the very best local, national and international arts and entertainment events including drama, comedy, music, dance and much more.

An Grianán Theatre opened in October 1999 and rapidly earned a reputation for artistic excellence and accessibility.

Boasting a 383 capacity auditorium and one of the largest theatre stages in Ireland, we are a state of the art facility committed to presenting the best in drama, comedy, music and much, much more.

We maintain a busy programme of community and outreach events including regular drama classes for children, a youth theatre for young people as well as an exciting summer programme of performing arts for children and young people. We are also the official box office and a host venue for the annual Earagail Arts Festival, Donegal’s largest arts festival.

The theatre is open to the public all day and one can avail of the excellent café and bar, view art exhibitions or, of course, attend a show.

David Gray performing at An Grianan Theatre, Letterkenny in December 2013. Photo by AML Optics. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

David Gray performing at An Grianan Theatre, Letterkenny in December 2013. Photo by AML Optics. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

The exterior and plaza of An Grianán Theatre photographed in autumn 2015 by Paul McGuckin.

The exterior and plaza of An Grianán Theatre photographed in autumn 2015 by Paul McGuckin. See our Flickr album for more photos of the building.

Inhouse and touring productions by An Grianán

Left to right: Miche Doherty, Conleth Hill, Ian McElhinney and Stuart Graham.in Brian Friel's 'The Home Place at An Grianan Theatre, Letterkenny. The Home Place was a co-production with the Lyric Theatre, Belfast and was the major drama highlight of our tenth anniversary celebrations. Jan/Feb 2009.Photo: Declan Doherty . All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

Left to right: Miche Doherty, Conleth Hill, Ian McElhinney and Stuart Graham in Brian Friel’s ‘The Home Place at An Grianan Theatre, Letterkenny. The Home Place was a co-production with the Lyric Theatre, Belfast and was the major drama highlight of our tenth anniversary celebrations. Jan/Feb 2009.Photo: Declan Doherty. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

An Grianán is distinctive amongst regional venues for its success as a theatre producer. We have produced plays by writers such as Brian Friel, John B Keane, Thomas Kilroy and Martin McDonagh. Learn more about An Grianán Productions

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