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Backstage Theatre

Farneyhoogan, Longford, Ireland
+353 43 334 7888
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This lovely little theatre is warm and cozy. Whether you're sitting front row or back row you are... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
via mobile
Excellent local resource

To find such a place tucked away in Longford is truly amazing however the staff could do with... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
David C
Longford, Ireland
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Backstage Theatre is a state of the art venue in the heart of the midlands. Located just outside Longford town, Backstage brings the best the world of theatre & entertainment has to offer to the Lake Lands area. Over the years a first-class programme of theatre has featured the best that Irish Theatre has to offer including such notables Druid, Abbey Theatre and Rough Magic.
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Farneyhoogan, Longford, Ireland
+353 43 334 7888
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This lovely little theatre is warm and cozy. Whether you're sitting front row or back row you are close enough to see and feel everything going on on the stage. There is also a great little lounge and bar to take care of the thirsty...More

Thank stephkev
Reviewed 7 June 2017

To find such a place tucked away in Longford is truly amazing however the staff could do with learning that the customers pay their wages!! However the shows, (for the most part), are great especially ST.Mels, keep it up, just remind the staff who is...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Lovely theatre with a sort of plays.musicals etc on show during the year. No matter where you sit you can see and hear every sound perfectly,Fabulous theatre , Love going there

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderfully cozy theatre and attracts all the best acts of a variety of genres. Great comedy, music of all types and plays of real quality. It is home to many local dramatic creations that are also worth a look all year round....More

Thank Enda W
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed " Longford Local Live " last night. What a line-up of our local stars and talent! Great venue for young and old. Have been here several times over the years and it never fails to entertain! Love the coffee area to sit and...More

Thank olympus841
Reviewed 25 July 2016

great plays, musicals etc, great night out, great theatre shame about closure of bar, as it was a great theatre meeting venue

Thank 58bridget
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Small, intimate theatre, very comfortable seating which has no bad seats for viewing the stage. Has an art gallery and tea room in the lobby which is great to just relax in before the show. They did close the adjoining bar unfortunately but it's still...More

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We have been to several performances here over the last few years and regardless of the quality of the performance the visit was always enjoyable. Lovely friendly staff, comfortable seats, safe car parking, great acoustics and sight lines with a warm cosy atmosphere.

Thank NoelPrendiville
Reviewed 25 April 2016

THe most amazing show, funny, great singing, well acted and played by the whole cast. Great scenery enjoyed it immensley. Well done all. Theatre is comfortable with great view of stage even from the back, amazing sound and light, friendly and courteous staff Going back...More

Thank suelynnballymulvey
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Lovely theatre. Have mostly attended plays in this venue. Have some very good acts and certainly worth checking out. Great parking.

Thank margaret919
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