Abbey Theatre Backstage Tour
The Abbey Theatre is Ireland’s National Theatre. It was founded by Nobel Laureate William Butler Yeats and Lady Augusta Gregory in 1904 and has played a vital and often controversial role in the literary, social and cultural life of Ireland. Join us for an exclusive insight into the history and behind the scenes work of Ireland’s national theatre on our guided backstage tours. Get access to areas rarely seen by the public, as our knowledgeable tour guides lead you on an engaging visit through the many aspects that come together to make Ireland’s national theatre, exploring the fascinating challenges of each new production. Enjoy an introduction to our historic art collection and be inspired by our founders, William Butler Yeats, Lady Gregory and Edward Martyn.As we are a busy working theatre, our tours are scheduled to match the running dates of our Abbey stage plays.
Comments about the tours…
‘We went on the back stage tour and really enjoyed it. The Abbey Theatre has some amazing art on the wall and worth it for that alone!’
‘…got a tour of the Abbey Theatre. My god the history of this place. The tour guide knew everything there was to know….and it’s just amazing…’