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Abbey Theatre

The proportion of women writing new plays for Ireland’s stages has increased by just 2% in the past decade, claims a new survey published...

The Irish theatres that receive the most public funding are the worst at achieving gender balance in their work, according to a new study. The...

Dublin’s Abbey Theatre has won in four categories at the Irish Times Theatre Awards, including best play for David Ireland’s Cyprus Avenue. Co-produced with the...

With 26 scenes and 40-plus characters, Marina Carr’s tremendously ambitious adaptation of Tolstoy’s novel Anna Karenina feels rather crowded. It’s probably best thought of...

Less than a fifth of writers at top Irish theatres since 2006 have been women, according to new research. Figures released by gender equality campaign Waking...

Fiach Mac Conghail is a man with a mission. Certainly, no figure in Irish theatre over the past quarter-century has ranged so widely or...

Rural touring company Pentabus has appointed Sophie Motley as its new artistic director. She replaces Elizabeth Freestone, who announced her departure earlier this year and...

New guidelines on gender equality by Dublin’s Abbey Theatre have been described as “a momentous step forward” in achieving equal employment opportunities for women...

Fiach Mac Conghail, director of Dublin’s Abbey Theatre, spoke for many when he described Anita Reeves, who has died aged 68, as “one of...
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