Annabelle Comyn | Director


Annabelle Comyn


Annabelle is an award-winning Irish freelance theatre director, artistic director of Hatch Theatre Company and Course Director at The Lir, National Academy of Dramatic Arts. She has been working as a theatre director for 27 years and in recent years has established herself as one of Ireland’s leading theatre directors. She has directed work for The Abbey, Druid, The Gate, Landmark Productions, Dublin Theatre Festival and The Lyric Theatre, Belfast, among others. Plays include Ravens (Hampstead Theatre, London), Our New Girl, Look Back in Anger (The Gate, Dublin), Evening Train (The Everyman, Cork), Asking For It (Landmark Productions, The Everyman and The Abbey), Andrew Synnott’s opera Dubliners (Opera Theatre Company and Wexford Festival Opera), Crestfall, Helen and I (Druid), The Wake, Hedda Gabler, Major Barbara, The House (Irish Times Irish Theatre Award for Best Director), Pygmalion, A Number, Blue/Orange (Abbey Theatre), Dancing at Lughnasa (Lyric Theatre, Belfast and Dublin Theatre Festival), Contractions, The Sit (Bewley’s Café Theatre), The Vortex (Gate Theatre, Dublin). For Hatch Theatre Company plays include The Talk Of The Town (in a co-production with Landmark Productions and Dublin Theatre Festival), Love and Money, Further Than The Furthest Thing, Cruel and Tender, Pyrenees, Blood and The Country (Project Arts Centre) and Virginia Woolf’s To The Lighthouse adapted by Marina Carr (Hatch, The Everyman and Cork Midsummer Festival),