Grand Canal Theatre

The Grand Canal Theatre is a new 2,111 capacity world class theatre in Dublin, Ireland which opened on 18 March 2010. Designed by Daniel Libeskind of New York and RHWL Architects of London, it is located in the Grand Canal Dock area and the concept of the theatre was created by Mike Adamson of Live Nation and the Docklands Development Authority as a touring theatre for Ballet, Opera, Musicals and Concerts.

It was officially opened with a performance of Swan Lake by the Russian State Ballet with Stars from the Bolshoi. It is the largest theatre in Ireland and is designed to present theatrical productions that were previously unable to visit Ireland. The acoustic, theatre technical systems, structural and building services designs were by Arup. Chartered Land were the Developers / Funders of the Grand Canal Theatre and Harry Crosbie is the lease holder of the theatre.

The theatre complements the larger 14,000 capacity concert venue, The O2, which is located in the same district. wikipedia

3 exposure HDR  1/30, 1/8 and 1/125  @ f20 and ISO 200. Processed in Photoshop and Photomatix.
Nikon D90 / Sigma 10-20.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s