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
(1879–1881)
Dan Lowrey's Music Hall
(1881–1889)
Dan Lowrey's Palace of Varieties
(1889–1897)
Empire Palace Theatre
(1897–1923)
The Olympia Theatre
(1923–2021)
Address72 Dame Street
Dublin
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
Construction
Opened1879
Renovated1977 & 2016
ArchitectJohn J. Callaghan[1]
Website
3olympia.ie

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]