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Watergate Theatre



    Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny




    +353 (0)56 775 1605

  • Executive Director

    Joanna Cunningham

  • Technical Manager

    Gerry Taylor

  • Marketing Manager

    Emma O'Neill (2)

  • Administration and Accounts

    Breda Gertberg

  • Box Office Supervisor

    Cara Brennan

  • Front of House Supervisor

    Nicola Moses

  • Box Office Phone

    + 353 (0)56 776 1674

  • Programming Policy

    The Watergate Theatre was converted from a cinema to a theatre in 1993. Its goal is to create a rich, diverse artistic programme for all age groups, backgrounds and budgets and to support the production and touring work of professional artists of all disciplines locally, nationally and internationally including theatre, music, comedy, traditional arts, schools’ performances.


Play Title Playwright
Judas Maciek Reszczynski Brendan Kennelly
Adapted from The Book of Judas by Brendan Kennelly.
Little Light Kareen Pennefather Phyllis Root

Based on the book, Lucia and the Light, by Phyllis Root.

Solar Bones Michael West Mike McCormack
The Book of Evidence Alan Gilsenan John Banville
Adapted from the original novel by John Banville.