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#The Abbey

# the-abbey - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Actor who got struck in face playing Hamlet takes to stage in same role tonight

Conor Madden told us about his experience.

# the-abbey - Monday 9 November, 2015

Abbey Theatre admits its 2016 programme 'does not represent gender equality'

The statement today follows almost a week of campaigning for equality in the Irish theatre scene.

# the-abbey - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Oedipus? He's not just a guy who married his mother...

The Sophocles play is getting a new outing on the Abbey stage. Its director and musical director tell us what to expect.

# the-abbey - Saturday 25 April, 2015

"She could set the world alight - but she’s not allowed, so she sets fire to people’s hair"

Actress Catherine Walker talks about playing Hedda Gabler.

# the-abbey - Saturday 21 March, 2015

'It seems to be that we like our comedians clean and our politicians dirty'

Owen McCafferty’s new play is about a comedian selling his soul.

# the-abbey - Saturday 21 February, 2015

WATCH: Here's how actors transform themselves backstage...

We peek behind the curtain.

# the-abbey - Monday 30 June, 2014

Abbey Theatre told to tour more, hire creatives and diversify productions to make money

During 2009 and 2014, revenues fell by 17 per cent, while public funding fell by 26 per cent.

# the-abbey - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Renowned theatre director Vincent Dowling dies

The 83-year-old passed away in the US. He was based at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin for nearly four decades.