Landmark Productions and Octopus Theatricals, Ireland and USA

Postponed - Theatre for One

28 September - 10 October 2020

Booking Information

Note: Theatre for One has been postponed due to further COVID-19 Dublin restrictions. All ticket holders will be contacted directly via our Box Office.

Dates: 28 September – 10 October

Times: 11am – 2pm, 3pm – 6pm and 7pm – 10pm

There will be various slots to choose from within these specified times

Maximum capacity of one individual per performance

Tickets: Free, but ticketed

Running Time: Approx. five mins

Please note: If you do not have a ticket, you will not gain access. Please do not come to the performance if you do not have an assigned ticket.

Given the audience capacity, we anticipate significant demand for this production. If you cannot make it to your allotted performance time, please contact box office by phone or email to relinquish your ticket so it can be transferred to another audience member. 

One ticket allows you to see one play. To see multiple plays, you need to book multiple tickets.

Six leading Irish playwrights present original, five minute plays, performed by one actor for one audience member.

Theatre for One is a mobile state-of-the-art performance space for one actor and one audience member at a time.

Conceived and created by the Olivier award-winning designer Christine Jones and designed by LOT-EK architects, it is part peep-show booth, part confessional, and completely visceral.

Produced by Landmark Productions and Octopus Theatricals, it features short plays by six of Ireland’s leading writers – Marina Carr, Stacey Gregg, Emmet Kirwan, Louise Lowe, Mark O’Rowe and Enda Walsh – in ‘theatre distilled to its purest, most intense version, then injected directly into the vein’ (The Irish Times).

Presented by the Abbey Theatre and Dublin Theatre Festival, supported by Accenture and Dublin City Council.


COVID-19 Safety Precautions 

 Audience members will be required to follow all HSE safety guidelines. Mandatory guidelines will be included within your ticket.

Important Update 

All scheduled performances can no longer happen. It is hoped that this production can be staged in the near future. Until this is confirmed, the Abbey Theatre can carry ticket holders bookings forward. All ticket holders will be contacted by our box office.


'Performances of riveting openness … the six pieces become an urgent antidote to watching the world through the mediation of a small screen. Cumulatively, they create an exhilarating sense of aliveness'
The Guardian

'Bracing, thought-provoking and intimate-as-a-whisper'
The Irish Times



  • Directed by: Eoghan Carrick and Srđa Vasiljević
  • Created by: Christine Jones
  • Set Design: Christine Jones
  • Lighting Design: Josh Higgason
  • Costume Design: Ciara Coleman-Geaney
  • Music and Sound Design: Josh Higgason
  • Writer: Marina Carr
  • Writer: Stacey Gregg
  • Writer: Emmet Kirwan
  • Writer: Louise Lowe
  • Writer: Mark O’Rowe
  • Writer: Enda Walsh

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