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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.

5×5 2020

Five new community theatre projects selected for our annual development series.

Abbey Theatre announces programme for 2020

Line-up includes Marina Carr, Brian Friel, Shelagh Delaney, Lisa Tierney-Keogh, Roddy Doyle, Sarah Hanly, Jody O’Neill, Zoe Ní Riordáin, Maud Lee and Shaun Dunne, plus many more

The Abbey Theatre pays tribute to Tom MacIntyre – one of Ireland’s most exciting, original playwrights

Encouraging of new talent, Tom was always willing to give of himself. He will be greatly missed.

Abbey Theatre redevelopment moves to next stage of planning

Minister Madigan approves the start of detailed appraisal stage of Abbey Theatre redevelopment

Free First Preview – A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

See A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings at your National Theatre for free!

Open Auditions 2019

Would you like to audition for your National Theatre?

Author’s Note – Dermot Bolger

As a child I saw the Dublin docks as a hidden world into which my seafaring father vanished on his weekly voyages.

Peacock Café | Wine Bar

Our new cafe and wine bar is open from 11am - 7pm Monday to Saturday.

Cyprus Avenue to be broadcast on BBC

David Ireland's award-winning play will be broadcast on BBC 4 this Sunday 15 September at 10pm