The Playboy of the Western World
Kilmeen Drama Group
23 - 25 May
6 June - 20 July
Other Voices: Kate Holmquist
Meet the Makers: Elaine Murphy
G.B. Shaw 31 July - 21 September
The Abbey Theatre was founded as Ireland’s national theatre, by W.B. Yeats and Lady Gregory in 1904 “to bring upon the stage the deeper emotions of Ireland”. Although written more than a hundred years ago, this is still the kernel of what constitutes the artistic imperative for the Abbey Theatre today.