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The Gregory Project

The Abbey Theatre Co-Directors,  Artistic Director Caitríona  McLaughlin, and Executive Director Mark O’Brien are proud to launch The Gregory Project, a body of work to mark 120 years of the National Theatre of Ireland and to honour the legacy of co-founder Lady Gregory.

Nancy Harris, writer of Somewhere Out There You, at the Dublin Theatre Festival Launch

Somewhere Out There You attempts to wrestle with ideas of truth, roleplay, narrative and how we express our authentic selves in the world, whether as artists or people. And what happens when the world refuses...

Love and longing in two radically different plays by award-winning Irish and international theatre-makers premiere at Abbey as part of Dublin Theatre Festival

The Abbey Theatre has today announced details of two productions, programmed to coincide with the Dublin Theatre Festival. A romantic comedy with a twist, written by Nancy Harris and directed by Wayne Jordan, Somewhere Out...

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Cultural sovereignty centre-stage as Ukrainian production of Brian Friel’s Translations comes to the Abbey this June

Ukraine’s national theatre – the Lesya Ukrainka National Academic Drama Theatre – will bring its production of Brian Friel’s Translations to the Abbey stage from Tuesday, 20th – Saturday, 24th of June.

Landmark Productions and the Abbey Theatre mark a return to online theatre with Mark O’Rowe’s Ghosts

Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen, a Landmark Productions and Abbey Theatre co-production, is available to watch worldwide on demand for 2 weeks only | 20 May – 3 June

Sharing Peace, Sharing Futures: 25 Years of the Good Friday Agreement

On Sunday 2 April, the government will hold an event, in partnership with the Abbey Theatre, to mark the 25 years since the signing of the Good Friday Agreement.

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The Abbey Theatre presents the Druid production of DruidO’Casey

The Druid play cycle of Sean O’Casey’s Dublin Trilogy will be presented at the Abbey Theatre from Saturday, 26th August – Saturday, 16th September 

Marie Lawlor appointed as Head of Fundraising and Philanthropy

Having worked with the Abbey Theatre for the last five years, Marie will transition into this new role leading the Abbey’s new fundraising and philanthropy team and overseeing the fundraising strategy for Ireland’s national theatre.