This winter, come to the Abbey for five productions across the Abbey and Peacock Stages, presented by Avolon.

Come From Away 

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The European premiere of a joyous new musical that shares the incredible real-life story of the 7,000 air passengers from all over the world who were grounded in Canada during the wake of 9/11.

6 December 2018 – 19 January 2019 on the Abbey Stage


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A highlight of this year’s Dublin Fringe Festival, Shame, by Pom Boyd and Seán Millar, is a sacred punk theatrical ritual combining theatre, performance and original songs.

10 – 15 December 2018 on the Peacock Stage

12 Christmas Poems 

An evening of readings of Christmas poetry by Gavin Kostick, conversations with Mrs Butterdish and some seasonal music to bring us to a festive mood.

14 & 21 December 2018 on the Peacock Stage

Tiny Dancer: A DJ Set for Kids with Donal Dineen 

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For ages 8 and under, kids are invited on a special musical rollercoaster ride, featuring dance tunes from every era and every corner of the globe.

15, 22 & 31 December 2018 on the Peacock Stage

Thirst (and other bits of Flann) 

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Four of Ireland’s leading actors, Garret Lombard, Aaron Monaghan, Rory Nolan and Marty Rea, will perform Thirst (and other bits of Flann), drawing on some of Flann O’Brien’s most recognisable and admired works.

18 December 2018 – 5 January 2019 on the Peacock Stage



This season of work is presented by Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, based in Dublin.