PHOTO CALL: Famed Abbey Theatre Celebrates a Century of Excellence

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The Abbey Theatre in Dublin, Ireland, will celebrate its 100-year anniversary in 2004. The internationally-respected theatre has presented over 740 new plays and produced 1,000 — many penned by great Irish writers including W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, Eugene O'Neill, J.M. Synge, Sean O'Casey, Hugh Leonard, Samuel Beckett and Brian Friel among others.
Gabriel Byrne and Brian Dennehy
Gabriel Byrne and Brian Dennehy Photo by Merle Frimark

On Dec. 3, many artists associated with the institution over the years gathered to mark the anniversary. Above Gabriel Byrne and Brian Dennehy enjoy the evening. Below, Loretta Brennan Glucksman (Vice Chair, Abbey Centenary Committee), Brian Dennehy, Milo O'Shea, Gabriel Byrne, Fionnula Flanagan, and John McColgan (Chairman, Abbey Centenary Committee and Riverdance director) celebrate the Abbey's achievement.

(l to r): Loretta Brennan Glucksman, Brian Dennehy, Milo O'Shea, Gabriel Byrne, Fionnula Flanagan, and John McColgan
(l to r): Loretta Brennan Glucksman, Brian Dennehy, Milo O'Shea, Gabriel Byrne, Fionnula Flanagan, and John McColgan Photo by Merle Frimark
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