Abbey Theatre Programmes
|Abbey Theatre Programme original series cover featuring woodcut design of Queen Maeve by Elinor Mary Monsell.|
The Abbey Theatre Programmes Collection includes 205 programs for performances of plays and ballets by the Abbey Theatre Co. and the Abbey Theatre School of Ballet, respectively, at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, during the period from December 1904 to September 1971 (with the exception of performances held between September 1952 through September 1964, which were held at The Queen's Theatre).
The collection of programs can be searched online by playwright, producer, date and title. For more information about the Abbey Theatre and its history, visit the official Web site of the National Theatre Society of Ireland.
For a bibliography of plays performed at the Abbey Theatre, see Frances-Jane French, The Abbey Theatre Series of Plays: A Bibliography (Chester Springs, PA: Dufour Editions, 1969).
Playwrights represented in this collection include: