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.
We give local audiences and visitors the opportunity to enjoy the very best local, national and international arts and entertainment events.
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.
Inhouse and touring productions by An Grianán
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.
An Grianán Theatre is grateful to receive annual financial sponsorship from Donegal County Council, The Arts Council and the Department of Social Protection. This financial support is reviewed on an annual basis.
We also receive project funding from the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.
We also would like to acknowledge our local sponsorship from Highland Radio and Pramerica.
An Grianán Theatre is a registered charity.
The building is owned by Donegal County Council and run and maintained on their behalf by An Grianán Theatre Management Company Limited by Guarantee.