• Watergate Theatre

    A very popular modern theatre presenting something to suit everyone from pantomime, drama and musicals, to ballet and opera. Local groups as well as Ireland’s best known theatre companies, dance companies, musicians and opera companies put on performances here.

    Why not support your local theatre by joining the Watergate patrons and friends scheme? Members of the scheme are kept informed about all shows, exhibitions and other events taking place at the theatre and receive invitations to the opening night of five shows each year.






  • The Set Theatre

    Part of Langton House Hotel, designed by the David Collins Studio in London, this state of the art venue, constructed in 2009, can hold 270 people seated and 350 standing/seated. Caters for music acts, comedy, film and conferencing. Events advertised in Kilkenny People or just call into Langton’s to see what’s on!




  • Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre

    Located 11km from Kilkenny City, Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre is a deep, worked-out quarry. The Amphitheatre holds a variety of events over the summer months from puppet theatre to Mozart, treasure trails to traditional music, the massed ranks of the Garda Band to solo performers. A stunning setting, coupled with near-perfect natural acoustics, make a performance at Ballykeeffe a must-see event for locals and visitors alike.




  • Barnstorm Theatre Company

    Ireland’s leading producer of professional theatre for children and young people has built up a strong reputation for high quality, innovative styles of theatre. Based in Kilkenny, Barnstorm tours its professional productions all over Ireland, as well as playing locally in both the Watergate Theatre and its own theatre venue, The Barn.