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The Gregory Project

The Abbey Theatre Co-Directors,  Artistic Director Caitríona  McLaughlin, and Executive Director Mark O’Brien are proud to launch The Gregory Project, a body of work to mark 120 years of the National Theatre of Ireland and to honour the legacy of co-founder Lady Gregory.

Abbey Theatre Resident Directors 2024

With the Abbey Theatre’s Resident Director programme, we offer an invaluable opportunity for directors to develop their craft and hone their knowledge and practice. 

Expressions of interest sought for role of Chair to the Board of the Abbey Theatre

Expressions of interest are now invited from applicants who believe that they possess the skills and experience necessary to fill the role of Chair of the Board of the Abbey Theatre

Canon and contemporary collide as Abbey Theatre announce Dublin Theatre Festival offering, featuring reimagined work by Lady Gregory and world premiere from Enda Walsh and Anna Mullarkey

The Abbey Theatre announces its Dublin Theatre Festival offering, featuring plays by Lady Gregory, and Enda Walsh and Anna Mullarkey, in a programme that brings together canonical and contemporary work, celebrating the breadth of artistic...

Abbey Theatre announces new Casting Director

The Abbey Theatre is pleased to announce Barry Coyle as its new Casting Director.

Win a fabulous, fun-filled night out with Dublin Dance Festival and the Abbey Theatre

To celebrate #DublinDanceFestival coming to the Abbey Theatre, we’re thrilled to partner with The Church to offer a preshow dinner and two tickets to see CARCAÇA.

Abbey Theatre Sustainability Actions

As Ireland’s National Theatre, we recognise our responsibility to demonstrate leadership within the cultural sector by reducing our carbon impact and making positive, sustainable choices across the organisation.

Cradle of Genius

Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short in 1962, Cradle of Genius is available to view free through the IFI Archive.

Introducing earlier performance times

You asked – we listened. 

Abbey Theatre celebrates World Theatre Day with new details of ambitious, award-winning productions coming to the Abbey and Peacock stages

The Abbey Theatre marks World Theatre Day with fresh details of two upcoming works coming soon to its stages.