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Grand Canal Theatre

03 March 2010

Libeskind at centre stage

As the opening production at the Grand Canal Square Theatre takes to the stage on St Patrick’s Day, the curtain falls on efforts to rejuvenate Dublin’s post-industrial docklands. As Bolshoi ballerinas glide gracefully...

17 February 2010

2010 – Grand Canal Theatre, Dublin

Architect: Studio Daniel Libeskind This brand new 2,111 capacity purpose built theatre was designed by architect Daniel Libeskind and is due to open in March 2010. According to Studio Daniel Libeskind, “The concept...

14 January 2010

Theatre of dreams

When the famous flying car from the musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang arrives at the Grand Canal Theatre this summer, the developers of this stunning auditorium will congratulate themselves on a job well...

05 November 2009

Drama in the docklands: a new theatre takes shape

Dubliners and everyone else in Ireland, are in for a real surprise when the Grand Canal Theatre at Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 2, finally opens its doors on St Patrick’s Day next March...

19 September 2007

Dockland scheme to express ‘vitality of Dublin’

The revised master plan for Grand Canal Square in Docklands, with a diamond-like 2,000-seat theatre as its centrepiece, will provide “an architectural expression of the vitality of Dublin”, according to its designer, perky...