We are delighted to announce that the summer season at Theatre Royal kicks off on 1st June with some superb theatre, music, comedy and events for all the family. The 2018 Summer season brochure is now out with something to suit all tastes.

A must for all you Theatre Lovers the Theatre Royal presents 3 exceptional plays throughout the summer months featuring Blackbird by David Harrower starring The Tudors’Anthony Brophy and Maria Guiver.  Conor McPhersons The Good Thief starring Waterford’s Michael Power.  Enda Walsh’s masterpiece Misterman starring Waterford’s Michael Quinlan.  

We even have the girl’s night out covered… NO SMOKE WITHOUT FIRE a comic drama by Paddy Murray starring Mary Murray (Love/Hate) and a guaranteed good old fashioned laugh with WEIGHING-IN (set in the Easi-Slim diet club)  by Ger Gallagher and presented by Dolmen Productions.


An exciting offering of Music acts featuring the return of country star NATHAN CARTER for two nights in August (booking early is advisable) and Dublin rock band ASLAN - celebrating their 30th Anniversary 1988-2018.

Tributes Bands in June: Back by popular demand and kicking off our summer season on Friday 1st June we have Rebecca O’Connor as TINA TURNER SIMPLY THE BEST.  Elsa Jean McTaggart presents a tribute to EVA CASSIDY, she brings alive the essence of Eva as she relates the songs to the beautiful and yet tragic story of one of the world’s most iconic voices.  For all our BOB DYLAN fans, join us for a memorable evening honouring the legendary artist.  

Also lots for families to enjoy:  Waterford’s THEATRE BOX will present OLIVER THE MUSICAL, the well know Dickens tale of a workhouse boy who runs away from his orphanage, performed by children who attend the dance and drama classes at Theatre Box.  ONE MAN SHOE is a delightful, dynamic and uplifting show performed by Jango Starr who has a unique style of silent physical theatre.

Girls and boys Bosco is back…. Enjoy the story of HANSEL AND GRETEL through this completely interactive live experience.   LITTLE RED KETTLE return in August to perform LUSMORE, LILY, DOIRE AND THE OLLPHEISTE by Ben Hennessy and Liam Meagher with a cast of 50 of the best young actors you’d ever hope to see…..

Watch out for MODWORDSFEST18 presented by Anna Jordan on 14th/15th July.

As well as our exciting Programme of events we also organise HISTORICAL TOURS of the Theatre Royal.  Allow our guide take you on a magical and informative tour of the exquisite Victorian theatre.  Come and stand on stage and visit areas only ever seen by performers! Bookings taken in advance:  051 874402.

School Teachers can book a place on our DRAMA IN THE CLASSROOM course on offer.   

Or simply just pop in and enjoy a great cup of coffee in STAGE DOOR CAFÉ and experience the beautiful MUNICIPAL ARTS COLLECTION on show throughout the building and wonderful views of the Mall.

There is something for everyone at the Theatre Royal this summer and with the support of Waterford City & County Council and The Arts Council Theatre Royal is open to entertain you, your friends and family.

Pick up a Summer Season Brochure at the Box Office on The Mall or download a brochure from our website: