Experience Magical Evenings with Chapterhouse Theatre Company at the Irish National Stud This Summer!

This summer, immerse yourself in the enchanting world of outdoor theatre with Chapterhouse Theatre Company at the thatch area of the Irish National Stud. Renowned for their captivating performances and stunning adaptations of classic literature, Chapterhouse is set to bring two beloved tales to life in one of Ireland’s most beautiful settings. With shows starting at 7 pm each night and gates opening at 6:15 pm, it’s the perfect opportunity for a magical evening under the stars. Visitors are to park at the tourism entrance and don’t forget to bring your own rugs or low-back seating for the ultimate comfort.

Pride and Prejudice – 20th June

Step back in time over two hundred years and join Elizabeth Bennet and her sisters as they navigate the complex social hierarchy of Regency society. Chapterhouse Theatre Company’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” promises a faithful retelling filled with stunning period costumes, timeless wit, and a romantic original score. Witness the sparks fly between Elizabeth and the enigmatic Mr. Darcy in one of the world’s most beloved love stories. This production has received rave reviews:

“Could not be better” – The York Press
“Inspired” – On Magazine
“A brilliant interpretation” – Sussex World

Beauty and the Beast – 12th July

On the 12th of July, prepare to be enchanted by Chapterhouse’s magical adaptation of “Beauty and the Beast.” This timeless fairy tale follows the journey of Belle, a young woman who finds herself in an enchanted castle with a Beast who is not all he seems. With captivating performances, beautiful costumes, and a touch of magic, this production is perfect for audiences of all ages. Gather your family and friends for a night of wonder and delight as you experience this classic story like never before.

“Sure to delight children of all ages” – The Southern Daily Echo

About Chapterhouse Theatre Company

Chapterhouse Theatre Company has been delighting audiences with their critically acclaimed UK and international tours for 25 years. Specialising in Shakespeare, classic literature adaptations, and family shows, Chapterhouse was originally founded in 1999 to tour outdoor productions of Shakespeare. Since then, they have grown and thrived, celebrating a quarter-century of incredible shows including outdoor theatre, music concerts, a yearly Christmas tour with performances at The British Museum, and bi-annual theatre tours of China.

Performing at some of the UK and Ireland’s most stunning historic venues, Chapterhouse collaborates with The National Trust, English Heritage, and many cathedrals and stately homes to bring classic stories to life in perfect settings. Their commitment to creating unique and joyous experiences for new and returning audiences every year has made them a beloved fixture in the world of theatre.

Event Details

  • Date & Time:
    • Pride and Prejudice: 20th June, Show starts at 7 pm (Gates open at 6:15 pm)
    • Beauty and the Beast: 12th July, Show starts at 7 pm (Gates open at 6:15 pm)
  • Location: The Thatch area of the Irish National Stud
  • Parking: Visitors are to park at the tourism entrance
  • What to Bring: Your own rugs or low-back seating for comfort.
  • Contact Information: For further information, contact reservations at 045 521 617 or at [email protected]

Join us for an unforgettable summer of theatre with Chapterhouse at the Irish National Stud. Secure your tickets now and be part of these enchanting evenings filled with drama, romance, and timeless stories.

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Irish National Stud & Gardens,
Brallistown Little, Tully, Co. Kildare,
R51 KX25, Ireland

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