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PATH TO THE STAGE – playreadings 2019 announced

We are proud to announce new plays for our 2019 callout – PATH TO THE STAGE – playreadings 2019 November 4th – 7th 2019. Thank you to all the writers from all over Ireland that submitted to our New Writing callout 2019. The standard of scripts received were very high. As a result we have […]

New Writing Week 2019: Page to Stage – Please send us your Script

NEW WRITING WEEK 2019 – SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN! Following the success of our PATH TO THE STAGE event in 2018, our annual new writing week returns in November 2019. We are seeking exciting, dynamic new voices for inclusion in a series of performed readings taking place on The New Theatre stage November 6th, 7th & […]

New Writing and Fresh Starts.

We’ve kicked off the new year with a slew of fantastic new writing shows. Starting 2019 with RAVEN & THE CRONE by Nicole Rourke, Raven & Deirdre Molloy as part of First Fortnight Festival and a rehearsed public reading of 24 HOURS FROM TULSK by Michael O’Sullivan. In February we enjoyed the glittery DISCONNECTED by […]

NEW WRITING AT THE NEW THEATRE 2018

So far in 2018 we’ve staged and supported numerous new plays with our monthly playreadings, our New Writing Week, and new theatre productions. We were delighted to kick off the year with the return of the sold out 2017 show Save + Quit by Sophie Leuner, directed by Billie De Buitlear, which had another hugely […]

New Writing Week 2018: Path to the Stage announcement!

We are delighted to announce that our line up for this years New Writing Week is: Full Script: Róisín Coyle – Flicker Darren Donoghue – I and The Village Ultan Pringle – Salt Short Scene: Siobhán Egan – Verses From The Waste Madi O’Carroll – Help Clara White – Once More With Feeling Congratulations to […]

New Writing Week 2018: Page to Stage – We Want Your Submissions!

 NEW WRITING WEEK 2018 – PATH TO THE STAGE: SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN! Following the success of our Discovering New Voices event in 2017, our annual new writing week returns. We are seeking exciting, dynamic new voices for inclusion in a series of performed readings taking place in September, between the closing of the Dublin Fringe […]

Successful show, NORAH, a celebration of strong women.

We couldn’t be happier with the response to our production of Gerard Humphreys’ NORAH both here on our own stage and on our island-wide tour. Norah is representative of many women who fought for family through the hunger strikes, and the play is truly a celebration of their contribution. “faultless performance from Juliette Crosbie… and […]

Tribute to Robert Lane

It is with great sadness that we learned of the sudden death of Robert Lane who designed and directed the first four plays staged at The New Theatre. In 1997, Anthony Fox asked Robert to design the theatre’s first stage in a space behind Connolly Books. Along with a dedicated team of actors, designers and […]

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