Great Stories = Memorable, Meaningful Nights Out
We guarantee you a great night out. How?
Warm WelcomeWe promise you a warm welcome, because for us, audience comes first. We’ll take good care of your precious night out.
Great PlaysWe find great plays: gripping stories – funny and moving, thrilling and thought-provoking, revealing and inspiring, and something you’ll want to talk about.
Electric ActingWe bring these to vivid life with electric acting from our passionate ensemble of professional actors … right on your doorstep in Dublin.
Come and join us for great stories.
Announcing our 2022 season!
LOOKING AT THE SUN
by Emily Bohannon
The world premiere of a hilarious and moving new comedy about sad people on vacation.
at Smock Alley and the Civic
August 24th to September 10th
Our 10th annual NEWvember Festival of New Plays at Smock Alley November 3rd to 6th
We are now accepting submissions of new plays for this year’s festival! Deadline July 15th 2022 …
ORSON WELLES’ CHRISTMAS CAROL by Paul Nugent
Our beloved festive show returns by popular demand this December!
More details coming soon!
Residency at the Civic
AboutFACE are delighted to be the Theatre Company in Residence at The Civic theatre in Tallaght, South Dublin, since 2020.
We’ve got a very special history with the Civic, having now presented more than half a dozen productions there, going back to our early days in 2003.
Great Plays Gang
Are you looking for a fun creative outlet? Or maybe you did some acting in the past and would like to dip your toe in again? If so, you’ll love our Great Plays Gang!
It’s our online program that’s sort of like a cross between a book club and an acting class, where we explore a new play each month …
Watch the series on Youtube and subscribe – new episodes weekly!
Our series of video interviews where AboutFACE’s Co-Artistic Directors Anna and Paul Nugent pose 5 questions to leading figures in theatre.
We talk to to major actors, playwrights, directors and producers, including Tony, Obie and Olivier award winners, about what got them into theatre, their favourite plays, the experiences that have surprised them, what they’ve learned and why they love it!
Guests so far have included:
- actors Ewen Bremner, Denise Gough, Clare Dunne, Chukwudi Iwuji and Kathleen Chalfant
- playwrights Paula Vogel, Neil Labute, Mary Zimmerman and John Cariani
- directors such as Tony winner Garry Hynes and Tony nominee Kristin Hanggi
- plus artistic directors of the Abbey, Lyric, the Irish Rep, St. Louis Rep and Magic Theatre
- and more including key figures in design, casting, producing …