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Abbey Theatre

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Great performance! Lovely atmosphere!

What a great venue! Saw Jimmy's Hall and was enthralled by the music, dance and performance. I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
kerala2017
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Saarbrucken, Germany
A powerful and excellent performance by all!

The Abbey Theatre is a beautiful venue and the show was superbly done. Our brother summarized the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Murph882018
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Adams, New York
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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...more
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26 Abbey Street Lower, Dublin D01 K0F1, Ireland
North City Centre
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Reviewed yesterday

What a great venue! Saw Jimmy's Hall and was enthralled by the music, dance and performance. I highly recommend the play and the place.

Thank kerala2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Abbey Theatre is a beautiful venue and the show was superbly done. Our brother summarized the story before we went but until we saw the show, we didn't realize what an important person Jimmy was. An excellent show.

Thank Murph882018
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hadn’t been to the Peacock Theatre is a while and it was great to return for this production of ‘Class’. With the café being quite busy when we got there, there are not many seats or much space to wait before the doors open....More

Thank Professor_Sparrow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I attended a performance of the musical play / play with music "Jimmy's Hall" at the historic Abbey Theatre. I was, perhaps, one of the few non-Irish in the audience at this theatre that has pioneered so many important Irish theatrical moments - and so...More

Thank Hallomega
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to view this must see play at the absolutely fabulous venue that is the abbey. I had a fabulous seat although the view was deemed restricted and cost 13 euros. The ‘in house ‘staff at the abbey could not be more helpful but...More

Thank michaelwivbrennan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely story and great performance and energy a great snapshot of our history,shows how Develera split the country and the vote.A sad comment on our civil war aftermath and how church and politics got too close -- but a great nights entertainment. Nice love story...More

Thank D J K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was hands down the BEST play/musical I ever saw! The actors are incredible and at the end, I was crying. I wish they had recorded the music from start to finish for people to buy!

Thank Karrie H
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

My first, long awaited visit to The Abbey Theatre and I certainly was not disappointed in any way. We saw Jimmy's Hall and although I had seen the film, though not read the book, the play was probably the best theatre I have seen. All...More

Thank Marian E
Reviewed 8 August 2018

No visit to Dublin can be complete with seeing a production at the Abbey Theatre. This is where one can glimpse the soul of Ireland and gain a better understanding of why the Irish have “such a way with words”. If you can also manage...More

Thank nwaf247
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The Abbey Theatre is Ireland's national theatre with a long (and often controversial) history. They have tried to challenge the boundaries of Irish theatre and have succeeded amazingly well with the current production of Jimmy's Hall. It brings together amazing acting backed up with song,...More

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Julia S
18 March 2018|
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Response from paulmaccormaic | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Julia, I don't know. I'm just a punter who reviewed a play. Perhaps their own website will have the listing. The Theatre Festival is around that time. Paul
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Saugstad
6 March 2018|
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Response from gorgeousgael | Reviewed this property |
Jimmy's Hall is on till 8th September, would highly recommend it. Also Backstage Tours (1st - 30thSept) are really insightful and interesting. Bear in mind plays at the Peacock theatre within the Abbey building are... More
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11 October 2017|
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Response from ElaineM4188 | Property representative |
Hi there, Let the Right One In is playing in December. It's a supernatural thriller and coming-of-age love story from the makers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Oskar is a lonely, bullied teenager who lives with... More
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