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COVID-19 Performance Update

Graham McLaren and Neil Murray outline updates to the Abbey Theatre's 2020 programme from April to August and highlight two digital projects that will run over the coming weeks.

Joint statement from Irish Theatre organisations

We, the undersigned, note the recent developments and allegations in the entertainment industries in the US and UK. We strongly condemn sexual harassment and abuse of power in the theatre in Ireland and internationally. This kind...

Pádraig Cusack, Jane Daly and Michael Wall appointed to the Board of the Abbey Theatre

They are appointed to the Board on a recommendation from the Selection Committee which is made up of Dr Frances Ruane (Chair of the Abbey Theatre), Sheila Pratschke (Chair of the Arts Council) and John...

The Abbey welcomes #WakingTheFeminists Research

The Abbey welcomes this important research commissioned by #WakingTheFeminists. This analysis of 2006 – 2015 clearly shows the need for ongoing and considered attention to both gender equality and diversity in Ireland’s theatre community.

Putting Autism On Stage

Jody O’Neill on her innovative and myth-busting new play - What I (Don't) Know About Autism.