• Maria Doyle Kennedy, Musical Guest, 2018

    We're SO excited to reveal the musical guest for The 24 Hour Plays in aid of Dublin Youth Theatre supported by BNP Paribas Real Estate this year. We are delighted to announce that Maria Doyle Kennedy will be performing live on stage accompanied on guitar by Kieran Kennedy. Straight from a national tour, Maria is an acclaimed singer and actor, who has spent the past five years gigging constantly, and filming cult TV show Orphan Black. Her new self-titled album was released in September 2017. Our musical guests over the past six years have included Lisa Hannigan, Camille O'Sullivan, Jerry Fish, The Evertides with Adam Matthews, and Rhob Cunningham. We're delighted to bring Maria Doyle Kennedy into the #24HrDub family!

  • With only three days to go until The 24 Hour Plays in aid of Dublin Youth Theatre supported by BNP Paribas Real Estate we are DELIGHTED to announce our musical guest for 2016. Following in the footsteps of the fabulous Lisa Hannigan, Camille O'Sullivan, Jerry Fish, we are thrilled that The Evertides with Adam Matthews will be gracing the Abbey Theatre stage on Sunday 31st January to support our fabulous creative team. Book your ticket now. Well that's all very impressive says you but not as impressive as writing, directing and performing six plays in 24 hours! Yes, says I, you are right and that is why, my friend, The Evertides will be performing a brand new song, inspired by

  • Five days ago we announced that the fabulous Jerry Fish would be the musical guest at The 24 Hour Plays in aid of Dublin Youth Theatre at the Abbey Theatre on February 1 2015. Then we sold out. Coinkydink? Or was it that the long cold winter bank account discontent was finally over? Well that and all the great media work that our actors, producers and writers have been doing over the last month or so. Hope you managed to catch one or two of them over the last few days to get a sense of the task they have taken on. If not you can still hear Caroline Morahan on The Anton Savage Show tomorrow morning after 11am. So THANK YOU to

  • As our musical interlude in 2014 Camille O'Sullivan, a former DYT member herself, wowed the audience with a rendition of the Ship Song among others. Although we have announced the creative team for 1st February 2015 the musical interlude is always a closely guarded secret. An added surprise and bonus for all you generous people!

  • Recalling the wonderful Lisa Hannigan bewitching the audience as the musical interlude at 2013's The 24 Hour Plays: Dublin / In aid of Dublin Youth Theatre at The Abbey Theatre. The only way you will find out which exciting musician will perform this year is by BEING THERE. Get your tickets now from the Abbey Theatre Online Box Office.