Abbey Theatre, Dublin

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Founded by W.B. Yeats and Lady Gregory in 1904, the Abbey Theatre is Ireland's national theatre.

The Abbey Theatre, founded by W.B. Yeats and Lady Gregory, first opened its doors in 1904 to ‘bring upon the stage the deeper thoughts and emotions of Ireland’. Since then, it has played a vital and often controversial role in the literary, social and cultural life and landscape of Ireland. The Abbey’s reputation for presenting world-class productions has made it an ambassador for Irish arts and culture at home and abroad.
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  • This is one of my all time favourite theatres. I love going there. The play we went to last time wasn't great but I'll be back. There isn't a bad seat in the house. All have great views of the stage.  more »
  • we visited the Abbey recently for the first time. I was expecting a more impressive building when I turned the corner. The play itself was very good. the first act was slow and at the break I was hopi...  more »
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  • I've seen a few shows here and never been disappointed. I tend to arrive on the early side to pick up my tickets and relax a bit before the show. There are a few spots to sit downstairs and a larger space upstairs. There are ladies bathrooms on both floors as well. I've generally sat in the front as the tickets in the first few rows tend to be a bit less expensive. I think this may be because they are all on the same level. I haven't had any issue seeing in these seats and I've enjoyed being close. I highly recommend seeing a show here.
  • Lovely theatre. Well done to all in performing arts everywhere, it's amazing how much work goes into it all, not enough credit given to them, how they adapt to being another person really along with remembering their lines, when to turn, jump, stop or whatever. I saw the Country Girls by Edna O'Brien & it was terrific. Well done to all a fab performance. Well done to the staff all so friendly & efficient. Wishing you all continued success.
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