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Nicholas Basden and Risteard Sheridan appointed to the Board of the Abbey Theatre

Catherine Martin – Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media – has appointed two new members to the Board of Ireland's national theatre.

The Abbey Theatre announce two world premieres from Irish playwrights Deirdre Kinahan and Mark O’Rowe

Appearing on the stages of Ireland’s national theatre in Spring 2023, An Old Song, Half Forgotten by Deirdre Kinahan and Mark O’Rowe’s adaptation of the Henrik Ibsen classic Ghosts, will both open in April.

The Abbey Theatre and Clifden Arts Festival announce a new residency

The Abbey Theatre and Clifden Arts Festival are committed to providing opportunities for artists to develop their craft and to expand their knowledge and practice.

Amharclann na Mainistreach agus Féile Ealaíon an Chlocháin – Deis um Chónaitheacht Amharclannaíochta

Tá Amharclann na Mainistreach agus Féile Ealaíon an Chlocháin tiomanta do dheiseanna a chur ar fáil d’ealaíontóirí chun go ndéanfaidh siad a gceird a fhorbairt, go gcuirfidh siad leis an saineolas atá acu, agus go...

The Abbey Theatre announces Rob Furey as Technical Director

Rob’s passion, experience, collaboration and leadership skills make him a perfect fit for the next stage of the development of Ireland’s national theatre.

The Abbey Theatre announces Ruth McGowan as Literary and New Work Director

Ruth's commitment and support of artists during her time at Dublin Fringe has had a profound impact on the Irish theatre landscape and on countless individual careers.

Abbey Theatre announces exciting new projects on the Peacock Stage in 2023

Today the Abbey Theatre announces two presentations and two special events taking place at Ireland’s national theatre in 2023. From the classical to fairytale, there’s something for everyone coming to the Peacock stage.

The Weir: Changing the Conversation

A series of post-show discussions on themes emerging from Conor McPherson’s The Weir, which was written in 1997, when Ireland was very different from today.

2023 Announcements for the Abbey stage

A musical motif and a tale of deceit will take over the Abbey stage in early 2023.