Tag Archive | The Abbey Theatre
New Beginnings at The Everyman Theatre Making & Citizenship, Cork Programme Spring 2021 sees The Everyman working with YMCA, Cork, in collaboration with Graffiti Theatre Company, and with the support of The Abbey, on a youth-led programme ‘Theatre-Making and Citizenship, Cork’, where young people will be introduced to theatre and performance through conversation, engagement, and […]
“BeLonG To gave me a space to be unapologetically me”. These are the words of 17-year-old Lara Fitzsimons, who attends The Ladybirds – BeLonG To’s youth group for LBT gals, and their non-binary pals. Last night, Lara performed as part of Dear Ireland III, an Abbey Theatre Production.
Frances Winston reviews this play at the Abbey Theatre, based on a once-banned book by Edna O’Brien The Country Girls at The Abbey Theatre, Abbey St, Dublin 1 When Edna O’Brien published The Country Girls in 1960, it caused uproar, thanks to its depiction of Irish women, who wanted more than the marriage and motherhood […]
Frances Winston reviews this very traumatic and very timely play, Asking For It The Abbey Theatre, 26/27 Abbey Street Lower, Dublin 1 9 – 24 November on the Abbey Stage, Age Guidance: 16+ It’s hard to believe that Louise O’Neill’s book of the same name, which is the source material for this play, came out before […]
Casting has been announced for COME FROM AWAY, the Tony Award-winning musical, which will land in Dublin for its long-awaited European premiere at the Abbey Theatre, from 6 December 2018 to 19 January 2019. It will then transfer to London’s West End next year for performances at the Phoenix Theatre from 30 January 2019. This […]
Frances Winston reviews Jimmy’s Hall, running at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, until September 8th Times: Mon – Sat 7.30pm, Sat Matinees 2pm Running time: 2 hours and 20 minutes including 20 minute interval Tickets: €13-€45 / conc. €13-€30 I had never heard the story of Jimmy Gralton – the only Irish man ever to be […]
Review by Frances Winston The Unmanageable Sisters at The Abbey Theatre, Dublin If you’ve seen the posters for this play, you’ll know that while it might not quite have a cast of thousands, it does boast a rather large and impressive ensemble, the size of which you would usually only see in a West End Musical. […]
Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 announces its first batch of hotly-tipped shows from this year’s heart-stopping new programme. This year’s festival will rise to a new magnificence this September, hosting a rip-roaring sixteen days and nights of thrilling, provocative events, that will consume and inspire the city.
Frances Winston continues our coverage of this year’s Tiger Dublin Fringe with a look at this hilarious dance comedy, Chaos The Peacock Stage @ The Abbey Theatre, 26-27 Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1 Runs 9-13 September nightly at 7pm; Saturday 13 September matinee, 3pm Tickets: €14/12 Two semi-naked men throw shapes and flirt – no […]