Bunny Bunny

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Bunny and have some mischievous fun in a night of entertainment and clowning.

What's on
at smock alley theatre

Generally speaking... lots!

15 - 20 Apr
Bunny Bunny

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Bunny. Men, money, motherhood, sex, politics, competition, the world. What’s it all about?
Poor Bunny, she doesn’t know whether she’s coming or going… or does she know exactly what she’s doing?

19 - 21 Apr
Bing Bong Comedy Show

A chaotic cavalcade of comedy featuring some of Ireland’s tip top improv groups.
Nothing is pre-planned so no one knows what’s going to happen next, including the performers. A very fun and very silly night out at the theatre.


23 - 27 Apr
The Last Incel

Log into the world of the Incels: an online community of toxic men that blame women and society for their inability to have sex. That is, until one of them does hook up with a woman who invades their group meeting.

Boys’ School

7 - 11 May
The Pigeon Factory

A new one-man show that explores ideas of work, family, and finding purpose in a broken society through the lens of absurdity, pathos, and pigeons.

Walden has a pretty good life – happily married to his mannequin wife, he works his pigeon children into the ground so that he may feast upon their eggs for sustenance. Walden is doing everything he’s supposed to do – so why does he feel so empty?

Boys’ School

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About Us


Smock Alley Theatre lies in an unassuming part of Dublin city. Nestled on the banks of the River Liffey, you would be forgiven for thinking it a quiet little building. Originally built in 1662, The Theatre Royal at Smock Alley gave the world the plays of George Farquhar (The Recruiting Officer), Oliver Goldsmith (She Stoops to Conquer) and Richard Brinsley Sheridan (The Rivals). 300 people attended the theatre each night, seven days a week to be enthralled, entertained and enlightened by actors, acrobats, dancers, musicians and trapeze artists. Now, 350 years after it was first built, the theatre has been carefully and lovingly restored to become Dublin’s Oldest Newest Theatre. It is now once again a bustling hub of theatre, song, dance, art and creativity.

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Smock Alley is a key part of the arts infrastructure of Dublin. Here we list the variety of ways in which work is developed and presented at Smock and how you can engage with us to help develop your own work and practice.