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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 link to the 2020 Annual Review, which was published today, 1st July 2021.

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.

The Great Hunger – Audience FAQs

Here's everything you'll need to know before attending a performance of The Great Hunger at IMMA.

New 2020 Season Announced

The national theatre of Ireland is launching five new live theatre productions for a live audience, in addition to four new digital theatre projects. "An extraordinary programme for an extraordinary year"

‘A Éire Dhil’ ar leanúint

Creidimid go bhfuil an cion atá déanta ag ár lucht féachana an-tábhachtach i leith na hoibre a tháirgímid. Dá réir sin táimid ag leanúint dár dtionscadal ‘A Éire Dhil’ trí chuireadh a thabhairt dár lucht...