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Abbey Theatre announces record engagement figures for 2020

While it remained closed during the pandemic, Ireland’s national theatre welcomed an audience of over 300,000 online, with 46% tuning in from abroad

Abbey Theatre announces new Artistic and Executive Directors

The Board of the Abbey Theatre today announced the appointment of Caitríona McLaughlin as its new Artistic Director and Mark O’Brien as its new Executive Director.

Abbey Theatre announces record engagement figures for 2020

While it remained closed during the pandemic, Ireland’s national theatre welcomed an audience of over 300,000 online, with 46% tuning in from abroad

Commemoration Bursaries // Sparánachtaí Comórtha

An open call for artists to explore Ireland’s War of Independence and Civil War // Glao oscailte d’ealaíontóirí chun Cogadh na Saoirse agus Cogadh na gCarad a iniúchadh

Protected: The Croke Park Massacre Artist Bursaries

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Michael Foley Programme Note

On the morning of Sunday, November 21, 1920, the sun shone over Dublin city, scattering light like glitter on the canal waters near Jane Boyle’s house on Lennox Street in Portobello.

Further Abbey Theatre programme updates for 2020

Directors of the Abbey Theatre, Graham McLaren and Neil Murray, announce updates to their programme for October-December, alongside investment in 35 exciting projects for development

Open Competition: Artistic Director and Executive Director

The Board of the Abbey Theatre is now seeking an Artistic Director and an Executive Director.

The Great Hunger – A statement from the Directors of the Abbey Theatre

After close consultation with the Government, with revised capacities and an updated performance schedule, we are pleased to announce that the live performances of The Great Hunger at IMMA are going ahead. The box-office teams...

Abbey Theatre 2019 Annual Review

A note from Graham McLaren and Neil Murray – Directors and CEOs of the Abbey Theatre – to mark the publication of the latest Annual Review for Ireland's national theatre.