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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.” 

The Abbey Theatre announces Christine Monk as Director of Communications and Marketing

Christine is a passionate, driven and experienced communications expert, who shares our curiosity, commitment and ambition for the Abbey Theatre. 

Caroline Byrne announced as Associate Director of the Abbey Theatre for 2022

Caroline’s appointment marks the first of a number of artistic opportunities and associates that the Abbey will be announcing in the coming months.

Abbey Theatre Board Vacancies

The board of the Abbey Theatre is seeking to appoint four new members to fill current vacancies on the board.

Abbey Theatre announces the programme for November 2021

The doors are open once again - November will be a feast for the senses with your national theatre

Increased capacity for upcoming performances

In line with new government guidelines issued on 31 August, we are delighted to be increasing our capacity for all performances at the Abbey Theatre.

Laethanta Sona (Happy Days) Audience FAQs

Here’s everything you’ll need to know before attending the performance of Laethanta Sona (Happy Days) on Inis Oírr.

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...

Abbey Theatre welcomes audiences back to the building

Ireland’s national theatre announces a return to live theatre for upcoming production of One Good Turn.

Two new Irish plays to be live-streamed from the Abbey stage this summer

The Abbey Theatre today released the details of some of Graham McLaren and Neil Murray’s final season as Directors of the Abbey Theatre. Commissioned by the Abbey Theatre, two new plays - One Good Turn...