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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
# Hidden Brain Injury
# Hidden Brain Injury

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

May 23rd 2018, 6:00 PM 18,159 Views 5 Comments

Conor Madden told us about his experience.

# the-abbey - Monday 9 November, 2015

Abbey Theatre admits its 2016 programme 'does not represent gender equality'
# Waking The Feminists
# Waking The Feminists

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

Nov 9th 2015, 11:07 PM 18,469 Views 125 Comments

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...
# On The Stage
# On The Stage

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

Sep 26th 2015, 10:15 AM 14,820 Views 11 Comments

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"
# Who Is Hedda Gabler
# Who Is Hedda Gabler

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

Apr 25th 2015, 9:45 AM 18,741 Views 7 Comments

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'
# No Laughing Matter
# No Laughing Matter

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

Mar 21st 2015, 11:15 AM 13,950 Views 22 Comments

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...
# The Abbey
# The Abbey

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

Feb 21st 2015, 3:45 PM 20,989 Views 2 Comments

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
# GET THE CASH IN
# GET THE CASH IN

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

Jun 30th 2014, 6:37 PM 8,183 Views 12 Comments

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
# Death
# Death

Renowned theatre director Vincent Dowling dies

May 11th 2013, 10:23 AM 4,881 Views 4 Comments

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