A digital journey through Irish Theatre history | Abbey Theatre – Amharclann na Mainistreach

A digital journey through Irish Theatre history | Abbey Theatre – Amharclann na Mainistreach.

The Abbey Theatre and NUI Galway have come together to digitise the Abbey Archive for future generations.

This digitisation project will unlock a new era of theatre scholarship and will shed new light on the history of Irish theatre and Irish life.

The Abbey archive, which contains over 1.8 million items, is one of the world’s most significant archival collections. It has a wealth of extraordinary and unique material providing a fascinating insight into Irish theatre, history, culture and society. The archival material ranges from show posters, programmes, photographs, minute books to lighting plans, set and costume designs, sound cues, prompt scripts and audio files…

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