Irish Theatre Tour

July 21–31, 2020

Led by Corrib Theatre’s Artistic Director Gemma Whelan and Managing Director Adam Liberman.

Attend eight performances at world-renowned theatres in Dublin and Galway (during the Galway International Arts Festival). Meet with leading Irish playwrights and theatre artists. Day trips and other activities.

Participant Comments (from 2019):
“If you think you could plan a tour yourself and have anything close to the Corrib tour experience, you’re wrong.”
“Just a lovely and lively experience. I am so grateful for the opportunity.”
“What a great experience to learn about Irish theater, Irish culture, and Irish history! Worth every moment.”
“My favorite group trip ever…”

Galway (Days 1-5)

  • Tickets to four performances (such as Druid Theatre, An Taibhdhearc).
  • Private meetings with playwrights and other theatre artists.
  • Discussions with Gemma about the plays we see.
  • Day trip to see and learn about the region (such as the Cliffs of Moher, Connemara, or the Aran Islands).
  • Free time to attend the Galway International Arts Festival.
  • One group dinner.
  • Accommodations at Ardawn House near the center of town, with full Irish breakfast.

Dublin (Days 6-10)

  • Tickets to four performances (such as Abbey Theatre, Gate Theatre, Project Arts Center, Bewley’s Cafe Theatre).
  • Private meetings with playwrights and other theatre artists.
  • Discussions with Gemma about the plays we see.
  • Various events, such as a theatrical walking tour of Dublin, backstage tours, etc.
  • Two group dinners.
  • Accommodations at Wynn’s Hotel in the center of Dublin, with full Irish breakfast.