The Seagull - all you need to know
Here's all you need to know about The Seagull at Coole Park.
In Person tickets are currently sold out but Early Bird On Demand tickets are now on sale.
In Person Tickets
Previews: 6 - 9 August
Performances: 10 - 14, 19 - 21 August
Performance time: 7.30pm
Running time: 2 hours, 30 minutes plus an interval (estimated)
Preview tickets: €26
Standard tickets: €30
Due to government guidelines, tickets are extremely limited for The Seagull. If restrictions ease, we will endeavour to increase capacity.
Tickets will be sold in pods of singles, pairs or groups of four. Strict social distancing will be in place between pods, as per government guidelines.
Once the auditorium opens, our team will safely seat you in your pod. This process will begin 30 minutes prior to each performance.
If you cannot attend due to COVID-19, we will look to make an alternative arrangement for you or refund the full cost of your ticket.
If you are unable to purchase tickets, please consider adding yourself to our online waiting list. You will then get priority access to tickets if they become available.
To join the waiting list, click on a sold-out performance and then enter your details.
On Demand Tickets
Dates: 5 - 12 September
Early Bird tickets: €15
Standard tickets: €20
Household tickets: €30
Future Work tickets: €50
Early Bird tickets are on sale now, until Sunday 15 August.
With an on demand ticket, you can watch The Seagull online in your own time between Sunday 5 and Sunday 12 September.
Venue and Location
The Seagull will be performed entirely outdoors at Coole Park, County Galway, once home to Lady Augusta Gregory.
By car, Coole Park is approximately 35 minutes from Galway city and a short drive from the M6 and M18 motorways. There is ample free parking on site.
The outdoor auditorium will comprise of rows of seating pods on the flat and some on a raked seating bank. The audience will be fully seated throughout the performance.
The performance on Thursday 19 August at 7.30pm will feature Irish Sign Language interpretation by Amanda Coogan. To book tickets for this performance, please email email@example.com. While The Seagull is currently sold out, there is a dedicated allocation of tickets for this ISL performance. These tickets are sold in pods of 2.
Hearing loops will also be available throughout the run at Coole Park.
The venue is located a short walk from the main car park. While some areas of Coole Park are uneven underfoot, the venue is fully accessible.
Accessible toilets are available next to the performance area and will be open throughout the event.
Please inform us if you have mobility requirements by adding a comment to your booking.
Your Comfort and Enjoyment
The performance will take place outside, unsheltered. Please dress appropriately – we recommend warm clothing and suitable footwear. You may also like to bring a blanket for your legs or a cushion to aid comfort.
Seating pods in the auditorium are unreserved so we encourage you to arrive in plenty of time to be allocated your pod.
Why not make a day of it and come early to enjoy Coole Park Nature Reserve? After a walk around the grounds, enjoy a picnic or visit the Coole Park Tea Rooms. Then join us as the sun begins to set for The Seagull.
Please note that no food or drink may be consumed during the performance. Umbrellas are not permitted in the outdoor auditorium.
Your safety is our utmost concern. We are taking every measure necessary to ensure that your time with us at Coole Park will be safe and enjoyable.
These safety measures include:
- Significantly reduced capacity in line with government guidelines
- Contactless ticketing
- Social-distanced queuing, audience areas and staging
- One-way systems
- COVID-19 safety signage
- Hand-sanitiser dispensers
- Wearing of face coverings by all Druid administration and technical staff
- All patrons are strongly encouraged to wear face coverings during the performance, for your comfort and the comfort of others
- Contact tracing
If you are feeling unwell or displaying symptoms, please remain at home and self-isolate. In this case, our box office can make an alternative arrangement for you or refund the full cost of your ticket.