New Season - On General Sale
 

New Season - On General Sale

Autumn/Winter 2015 Season

At the Abbey Theatre we place the artist at the heart of what we do. Our new season presents plays from many exciting artists including Marina Carr and Selina Cartmell, Wayne Jordan, Stacey Gregg and Hamish Pirie and Conall Morrison.

We also welcome the Tiger Dublin Fringe, Dublin Theatre Festival, and international jazz and circus performances. This dynamic collection of world premieres, reimagined classics, festivals and circus performances brings us toward our 2016 programme, details of which will be announced later this year.

Priority Booking is open to members until 4 August.

Become a member from €25 and book your new season tickets today.


Abbey stage

By the Bog of Cats by Marina Carr, directed by Selina Cartmell. 14 August - 12 September 2015 on the Abbey stage at the Abbey Theatre.

BY THE BOG OF CATS
Marina Carr

A thrilling re-imagining of the Greek tragedy Medea from one of Ireland’s leading playwrights.

14 Aug – 12 Sept


Oedipus by Sophocles in a new version by  <a href=Wayne Jordan. 24 September – 31 October 2015 on the Abbey stage at the Abbey Theatre.”>

OEDIPUS
Wayne Jordan

Wayne Jordan’s new version of Oedipus premieres as part of Dublin Theatre Festival this September.

24 Sept – 31 Oct


The Forgotten / L'Oubliee by Crying Out Loud, directed by Raphaelle Boitel. 10 - 14 November on the Abbey stage at the Abbey Theatre

THE FORGOTTEN / L’OUBLIÉ(E)
Raphaëlle Boitel/Compagnie L’Oublié(e)

A stunning contemporary French circus performance from the producers who brought you the sold-out hit, Raoul.

10 – 14 Nov


You Never Can Tell by George Bernard Shaw, directed by Conall Morrison. 2 December 2015 - 30 January 2016. On the Abbey stage at the Abbey Theatre.

YOU NEVER CAN TELL
Bernard Shaw

Celebrate Christmas at the Abbey Theatre with Shaw’s hilarious comedy of errors, directed by Conall Morrison.

2 Dec – 30 Jan 2016


Peacock stage

Shibboleth by Stacey Gregg directed by Hamish Pirie. on the Peacock stage 2 - 31 October.

World Premiere
SHIBBOLETH

Stacey Gregg

We are delighted to present a new play on the Peacock stage as part of Dublin Theatre Festival.

Shibboleth is an energetic and unsentimental exploration of working-class life in Belfast.  

2 – 31 Oct


You're Not Alone, Kim Noble. Part of Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival, 16 - 19 September 2015 on the Peacock stage at the Abbey Theatre

Tiger Dublin Fringe
YOU’RE NOT ALONE

Kim Noble

A provocative look at one man’s attempt at connection, friendship and employment at B&Q. The full Tiger Dublin Fringe programme will be announced next week.

16 – 19 Sept


STRUT at the Peacock 18 - 21 Nov from Improvised Music Company.

Improvised Music Company
STRUT AT THE PEACOCK

Join us for a four day pop-up jazz club this November on the Peacock stage, featuring bands from around the world.

18 – 21 Nov


On tour and more

PRIMING THE CANON: ME, MICHAEL
On Tour

Part of our Community and Education programme, Me, Michael is an engaging retelling of Brian Friel’s Dancing at Lughnasa. For ages 10+.

5 Oct – 13 Nov


The Abbey Theatre and Easter 1916

THE ABBEY THEATRE AND EASTER 1916

Learn more about the Abbey Theatre’s involvement in the 1916 Rising at the launch of Fearghal McGarry’s essay, The Abbey Theatre and Easter 1916

6 Oct


A reading of W.B. Yeats' Oedipus Rex to celebrate the 150th anniversary of his birth. Performed by the cast of Wayne Jordan's new version of Oedipus by Sophocles (on the Abbey stage 24 Sept - 31 Oct).

YEATS 2015

Celebrate W.B. Yeats’ 150th anniversary with a reading of his Oedipus Rex on the Abbey stage.

9 Oct


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