Wexford Opera House is Ireland’s first ever fully specified, purpose built, opera house. A hub for theatre which hosts the world renowned Wexford Opera Festival and all year round showcases some of the most popular national and international productions. Whites of Wexford is the nearest hotel to Wexford Opera House, just a 3-4 minute walk away.
There are lots of child friendly events and interactive performance plays during the year and the weekly guided tour of the venue is an enjoyable family experience which explores the Opera House (every Saturday 2.30pm). You and your family can explore the stage and backstage facilities and view the orchestra pit lifts and the horseshoe shaped balconies. You’ll also be escorted up to the top of the fly tower where you can take in the 360 degree view of Wexford's beautiful harbour, Mount Leinster and the coast at Tuskar Rock lighthouse.
Wexford Opera House - An Introduction – view video
Wexford Festival Opera -22nd October - 3rd November 2013
Recognised by the Frommers Guide as 'one of the best small festivals in the world' Wexford Festival Opera presents an annual trio of rarely performed operas in the unique atmosphere of Wexford Town. It attracts enthusiastic audiences from all around the world who are delighted by the high quality productions on offer annually.
For more information on upcoming events please fallow the link below.