Olympia Theatre, Dublin

The Olympia Theatre, known for sponsorship and advertising purposes as the 3Olympia Theatre, is a concert hall and theatre venue in Dublin, Ireland, located in Dame Street.

3Olympia Theatre
The Olympia
Front entrance of the Olympia Theatre in August 2009
3Olympia Theatre
Location within Central Dublin
Former namesStar of Erin Music Hall
Dan Lowrey's Music Hall
Dan Lowrey's Palace of Varieties
Empire Palace Theatre
The Olympia Theatre
Address72 Dame Street
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates53.34428°N 6.26611°W / 53.34428; -6.26611
TypeConcert and events venue
Capacity1,289 seated 1,621 standing and seating
Renovated1977 & 2016
ArchitectJohn J. Callaghan[1]

In addition to Irish acts, the venue has played host to many well-known international artists down through the years such as R.E.M., Charlie Chaplin, Billy Connolly, David Bowie, Laurel and Hardy, Gary Numan, Radiohead, Hall & Oates, Adele, Arcade Fire, Dead Can Dance, and LCD Soundsystem.

The venue is owned by Caroline Downey of the music promotion company MCD Productions.[2]