The Hawk’s Well Theatre is a 340 seat theatre located on the fringes of the southern side of Sligo town and plays host to diverse programme of arts and entertainments including comedy, professional and amateur drama, a wide range of music from jazz to opera, plus ballet, pantomime and children’s theatre. A night out at the Hawk’s Well is guaranteed to delight.
The theatre is named after a one act play by William Butler Yeats called “At The Hawke’s Well”. it was first performed in 1916 and published in 1917. It is one of five plays by Yeats which are loosely based on the stories of Cuchulain the mythological hero of ancient Ulster.
The theatre is open all year round and also hosts numerous exhibitions from local and international artists and photographers.
There is also a fully licenced bar and elegantly designed foyer for pre and post-theatre drinks.