Abbey Theatre

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The Abbey Theatre (also called the National Theatre of Ireland) is one of Ireland's leading cultural institutions. This theatre is in Dublin, Ireland. It was first opened to the public on 27 December 1904.[1]

The theatre lost its original building to a fire on July 18, 1951.[2] However, in July 1966, the Abbey got a new building.

The Abbey was a nursery for many leading Irish playrights, like William Butler Yeats, Lady Gregory and John Millington Synge.[3]

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  1. "The Abbey Theatre". History Ireland. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  2. Abbey Theatre. The New World Encyclopedia. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  3. "The Abbey Theater". Dartmouth Journeys. Retrieved April 1, 2019.