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An exclusive new range of Abbey Theatre merchandise

The Abbey Theatre is pleased to introduce an exclusive and limited collection of merchandise, inspired by a quote from our founder, Lady Augusta Gregory, who said: “There’s more learning than is taught in books.” 

Writers Workshop with Inua Ellams

The Abbey Theatre is delighted to welcome Inua Ellams this May to host a three-day writing workshop, which will cover playwriting, poetry writing, and essay writing. The writers workshop is open to all writers at...

See two shows for €40 this Spring 2022

This spring, see another side of the story at the Abbey Theatre with two new productions.

Dublin Dance Festival 2022

Dublin Dance Festival returns to the Abbey Theatre with three shows for May 2022

Two Hundred and Ninety Nine Brilliant Things for January 2022

We think you, our audience, are brilliant! So we are giving you the chance to grab one of 299 free tickets to see our new production of Duncan Macmillan’s worldwide smash hit Every Brilliant Thing while...

Noelle Brown, Múirne Laffan, Owen Travers and Michael Wall appointed to the board of the Abbey Theatre

The appointments were confirmed at a meeting of the Abbey Theatre’s Board of Directors on 20th December 2021.  Each member has been appointed for a four year term.

A statement on capacity for theatre in December

03.12.21 – The news that theatre audiences will be reduced to 50% capacity is hugely disappointing for us all, both in the Abbey Theatre and the wider sector.


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Clár Stiúrthora Cónaithe

Tá Amharclann na Mainistreach tiomanta do dheiseanna a sholáthar do Stiúrthóirí chun a gceird a fhorbairt agus a gcuid eolais agus cleachtais a leathnú. Tá an-áthas orainn tionscnamh nua a chraoladh atá ceaptha tacú le...

Resident Director Programme

The Abbey Theatre is committed to providing opportunities for directors to develop their craft and to expand their knowledge and practice. Today the theatre announce a new initiative designed to support and develop four resident directors...