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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 link to the 2020 Annual Review, which was published today, 1st July 2021.

5×5 (Gaeilge)

Cúis bróid dúinn é a chur in iúl go mbeidh 5x5 ann arís in 2020.

5×5

Applications are now open for 5x5 2020.

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.