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Dublin's Abbey Theatre Faces Fiscal Drama

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Dublin's Abbey Theatre Faces Fiscal Drama

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Dublin's Abbey Theatre Faces Fiscal Drama

Dublin's Abbey Theatre Faces Fiscal Drama

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Ireland's Abbey Theatre performs its latest production of William Synge's Playboy of the Western World this weekend in New Haven. It's the start of a six-city U.S. tour, while in Dublin, ticket sales are down and layoffs loom for the Abbey staff. NPR's Lynn Neary reports.