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Abbey Theatre announces the programme for November 2021

The doors are open once again - November will be a feast for the senses with your national theatre

Increased capacity for upcoming performances

In line with new government guidelines issued on 31 August, we are delighted to be increasing our capacity for all performances at the Abbey Theatre.

Laethanta Sona (Happy Days) Audience FAQs

Here’s everything you’ll need to know before attending the performance of Laethanta Sona (Happy Days) on Inis Oírr.

A statement from the board and note of farewell to mark departure of Directors of the Abbey Theatre

Graham McLaren and Neil Murray complete their tenure as Directors of the Abbey Theatre tomorrow, 2nd July 2021. See below a statement from the board and a note of farewell from the Directors, alongside a...

Abbey Theatre welcomes audiences back to the building

Ireland’s national theatre announces a return to live theatre for upcoming production of One Good Turn.

Two new Irish plays to be live-streamed from the Abbey stage this summer

The Abbey Theatre today released the details of some of Graham McLaren and Neil Murray’s final season as Directors of the Abbey Theatre. Commissioned by the Abbey Theatre, two new plays - One Good Turn...

Faighteoirí na Sparánachtaí Comórtha á bhfógairt ag Amharclann na Mainistreach

Ainmnithe in ómós an 14 a maraíodh ar Dhomhnach na Fola i bPáirc an Chrócaigh, 1920

Recipients of the Commemoration Bursaries

Today the Abbey Theatre announces the 14 recipients of the Commemoration Bursaries, funding new work provoked by Ireland’s War of Independence and Civil War period.

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.