9 Dec-20 Feb 2005. Staged as part of the Abbey Theatre's Abbeyonehundred celebrations, the centenary year of Irelands National Theatre, the exhibition focuses on theatre design, sets and costumes. The material included aims to shed light on designers role as creative element in theatre production. Among the exhibits are a number of signature designs of recent sets and costumes, including Francis O'Connor's designs for The Shaughraun and Guido Tondino 's designs for The Playboy of the Western World and earlier works by the likes of Carl Fillion, Joe Vank and Monica Frawley.

Photos, sketches, plans and programme material from the Abbeys archives bring the past back to life. Examples from contemporary costume designers Joan O'Clery, Johanna Connor, Wendy Shea and Bronwen Casson are on show alongside works from the past by Dorothy Travers-Smith, Norah MGuinness and Charles Ricketts.

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Address The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Militray Road, Dublin. Tuesdays to Saturdays 10.00 to 17.30, Sundays & Bank Holidays (including 28-31 December and 1 January) 12.00 to 17.30. Mondays closed. Admission is free.
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Scene Change: One Hundred Years of Theatre Design at the Abbey Theatre

The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Militray Road, Dublin. Tuesdays to Saturdays 10.00 to 17.30, Sundays & Bank Holidays (including 28-31 December and 1 January) 12.00 to 17.30. Mondays closed. Admission is free.