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COVID-19 Performance Update

Graham McLaren and Neil Murray outline updates to the Abbey Theatre's 2020 programme from April to August and highlight two digital projects that will run over the coming weeks.

Dear Ireland

An Abbey Theatre Production A national conversation led by Ireland’s artists 50 writers, 50 actors Presented on our digital channels, April 2020

Watch Cyprus Avenue for World Theatre Day 2020

To celebrate World Theatre Day on Friday 27 March 2020, at noon we are partnering with the Royal Court Theatre and The Space to make Cyprus Avenue, the film adaptation, available to watch for free...

COVID-19 Performance Update

Graham McLaren and Neil Murray outline updates to the Abbey Theatre's 2020 programme from April to August and highlight two digital projects that will run over the coming weeks.

Máire O’Higgins, Breda O’Keeffe, Michael Owens and Michael West appointed to the board of the Abbey Theatre

The new appointments were confirmed at a meeting of the Abbey Theatre’s Board of Directors on March 9th.

Sarah Smith appointed as Technical Director of the Abbey Theatre

The experienced arts and technical director, who most recently worked for Cirque du Soleil, joins the Senior Management Team of Ireland’s national theatre this week.

The Boy is where it all begins…

Coming in September, Maria Carr’s epic new cycle of plays, The Boy.

Abbey Theatre Presents Its First Ever Relaxed Performances

History is made for Ireland’s National Theatre with the World Premiere of What I (Don’t) Know About Autism by Jody O'Neill.

Irish Times Theatre Awards 2019

The Irish Times Irish Theatre Award nominations for 2019 have been announced and we're delighted that so many of our productions and co-productions have been recognised by the judges.

Free First Preview for What I (Don’t) Know About Autism

All performances for What I (Don’t) Know About Autism will be relaxed performances. This means there will be a relaxed approach to noise during the show and audience members are free to move about or...