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Abbey Theatre

26 Abbey Street Lower, Dublin D01 K0F1, Ireland
+353 1 878 7222
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Katie Roche

I can't believe I nearly missed seeing this play! It is amazing - such a powerful drama... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jennifer472
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Dublin, Ireland
Historic venue

If you are lucky enough to be in Dublin then you should make a point of attending a production (any... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JanetJulia
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Westchester, NY
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The Abbey Theatre's founders W.B. Yeats and Lady Gregory had the vision to 'bring upon the stage the deeper thoughts and emotions of Ireland'. Our ambitious artistic programme of classic Irish drama and new Irish writing holds a mirror up to Irish society. Over the years, the Abbey has nurtured and premiered the work of major Irish playwrights such as Marina Carr, Frank McGuinness, Tom Murphy and a new generation of writers such as Richard Dormer, Stacey Gregg, Nancy Harris and Elaine Murphy. We also nurture a new generation of Irish artists through our artistic development programmes and commitment to discovering new acting, writing and directing talent.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
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26 Abbey Street Lower, Dublin D01 K0F1, Ireland
North City Centre
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't believe I nearly missed seeing this play! It is amazing - such a powerful drama, wonderfully constructed and a tale beautifully and imaginatively told. I regularly go to theatre and can honestly say that this play stands out for me as one that...More

Thank jennifer472
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are lucky enough to be in Dublin then you should make a point of attending a production (any production) at the history work Abbey Theatre. The auditorium is spacious and comfortable and all seats in the theater allow you to still feel the...More

Thank JanetJulia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been lucky to see many a wonderful.play in the historic Abbey Theatre over the years, including one very recent visit which has finally prompted me to kffer a feview. It's a wonderful theatre with superb acoustics, comfortable seating and an excellent view of the...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jimmys Hall was brilliant, so good that I would have went again only for it was finished!! Have to say well worth the money, actors were brilliant, music was brilliant, great athmosphere - go early for the pre-music. Cannot wait for this to come bk!...More

Thank Behhy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this production - the cast showed such energy and I was educated by the historical true story.

Thank StellaCaroline
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took part to this tour of Abbey theatre. The guide was really friendly and informative. I learned plenty of the history and today of the theatre. It felt like listening to very interesting stories. We also got visit the dressing room areas, but not...More

Thank EricaK2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to attend a play during our visit to Dublin as we always go to the theatre when visiting a city (if possible). The Abby was a great venue. However, we were sad to see a modern building and to learn that the original...More

Thank victoria r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing show, full of Irish poetry, singing, dancing and a really well written script. You're transported into the world of the play from the minute you sit down. A must-see!

Thank susieqcog
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Always a joy to visit The Abbey and this production was fantastic. Saw Panti few months back also , excellent. Maybe just a word of caution , a theatre won't survive by name alone and lots of the smaller theatres doing really good things lately...More

Thank MMTMDublin
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Back in the Abbey last Monday night to see Jimmy's Hall , a fantastic production full of passion and pathos . Why O Why can't these places provide more Toilets for women . It really annoys me . The woman serving in the bar was...More

Thank amazonian2016
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judie53402
13 March 2017|
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Response from Elaine M | Property representative |
Hi, There's no formal dress code at the Abbey Theatre. Generally speaking, there's a great view from all seats as there's no pillars or obstructions. We'd recommend 8-10 rows back from the stage. Feel free to get in... More
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siobhanmonaghan
10 July 2016|
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Response from Paul T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I didn't hire glasses either but I would agree that the view is generally very good.
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AlamedaCraig
27 December 2015|
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Response from Elaine M | Property representative |
Hi, The Abbey auditorium has great seats. There are no pillars or obstructions. We'd recommend half way back in the centre.
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