About An Grianán Theatre

Fáilte go dtí Amharclann An Ghrianán! Located in Letterkenny, Co Donegal, An Grianán Theatre is an integral part of the county’s thriving cultural life and a flagship venue in the North West of Ireland.

We give local audiences and visitors the opportunity to enjoy the very best local, national and international arts and entertainment events.

An Grianán Theatre opened in October 1999 and rapidly earned a reputation for artistic excellence and accessibility.

Boasting a 383 capacity auditorium and one of the largest theatre stages in Ireland, we are a state of the art facility committed to presenting the best in drama, comedy, music and much, much more.

We maintain a busy programme of community and outreach events including a youth theatre for children and young people that runs weekly classes during the school year.

The theatre is open to the public all day and one can avail of the excellent café and bar, view art exhibitions or, of course, attend a show.

Inhouse and touring
productions by An Grianán

An Grianán is distinctive amongst regional venues for its success as a theatre producer. We have produced plays by writers such as Brian Friel, John B Keane, Thomas Kilroy and Martin McDonagh.

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Financial Support

An Grianán Theatre is grateful to receive annual financial sponsorship from Donegal County Council, The Arts Council and the Department of Social Protection. This financial support is reviewed on an annual basis.

We also receive project funding from the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

We also would like to acknowledge our local sponsorship from Highland Radio and Pramerica.


An Grianán Theatre is a registered charity.
  • Company Registration No. 291970
  • Charity Registration No. 20039585
  • CHY No. 13046

The building is owned by Donegal County Council and run and maintained on their behalf by An Grianán Theatre Management Company Limited by Guarantee.