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Abbey Begins

Abbey Begins is a series of workshops for anyone who is interested in pursuing playwriting and is eager to find out more about the challenge of writing a full length play.

Abbey Theatre Mailing List

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Peter Lowry appointed to the Board of the Abbey Theatre

The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan, T.D. has announced the appointment to the Abbey Theatre Board of Mr Peter Lowry.

An Taoiseach addresses our supporters event

On Friday 2 November, An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD. addressed our supporters, artists, champions and investors at a special event sponsored by The Doyle Collection at the Westbury Hotel.

Avolon Winter Season 2018

The full line-up for our Avolon Winter Season 2018 has been announced.

‘A Riot of Their Own’ RTE Documentary

After a year of filming, and with well over 120 hours of footage, an hour-long documentary entitled 'The Abbey - A Riot of Their Own' premiered on RTÉ One on Tuesday 30 October at 10.15pm.

Associate Playwrights

October 2018 We are thrilled to welcome four new writers as Associate Playwrights. Amy Conroy, Jimmy McAleavey, Darren Murphy and Lisa Tierney-Keogh will be working with us to develop new plays over the next eighteen months....

October 2018 – Your National Theatre

Right now we are working with 7 companies and 85 artists on 6 shows in Dublin, Belfast and Achill Island.

Louise Stephens appointed as Dramaturg

We are delighted to share the news that Louise Stephens will join our New Work Department as Dramaturg next month.