The Lime Tree Theatre is a state of the art 510 seat theatre, situated in Mary Immaculate College in Limerick city centre. Officially opened on October 30th 2012, the venue hosts a wide range of performances, including theatre, music, comedy, traditional arts, schools performances and conferences. As a large scale theatre, it will be a significant addition to the national cultural infrastructure and, most especially to the cultural, social and economic life of Limerick and the mid-west.
The Lime Tree Theatre is situated on the rapidly expanding campus of Mary Immaculate College which offers a wide range of programmes in education and the liberal arts at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Currently, over 3,000 students are engaged in studies here. The theatre is funded by the Mary Immaculate Foundation.