Abbey Theatre to close to allow for asbestos removal

The Abbey Theatre is to close for a nine week period between 17th July and 15th September in order to facilitate the removal of asbestos from its auditorium.

9th May, 2012
The Abbey Theatre.

The Abbey Theatre is to close for a nine week period between 17th July and 15th September in order to facilitate the removal of asbestos from its auditorium.

The closure will mean that performances of The Plough and the Stars by Sean O’Casey will relocate to the nearby O’Reilly Theatre on Great Denmark Street for the duration.

“Since the discovery of asbestos during an inspection of the building in January of...

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