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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"

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

The Patient Gloria wins big at the Edinburgh Fringe

Gina Moxley’s, The Patient Gloria, has won both a prestigious Scotsman Fringe First Award and a coveted Herald Angel Award at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe.

Sarah Jones appointed as Casting Director

Sarah Jones takes up the role of Casting Director at the Abbey Theatre on 12 August.

Young Curators Festival Line Up

From 29 July to 10 August, the jam-packed festival will take over the Peacock Theatre with DJ Sets, radio plays, award-winning theatre and lots more.

Abbey Works 2019

We are excited to announce the playwrights participating in Abbey Works 2019!