New Writing Development Week

2020

DISTORTION by Amanda Verlaque
WHEN RACHEL MET FIONA by Colette Cullen
THE LAUGHING BOY by Jack Harte
GLORIOUS by Anne Haverty

2019

DRIVING ME CRAZY by Ella Skolimowski
A SEASON OF ARRIVAL David Halpin
BLACK IS THE COLOUR by Tara Maria Lovett
PUP by Myrn Devaney
LONG WAY DOWN by Oisin Robbins
EATING THE CITY by Jody O’Neill

2018

HELP by Madi O’Carroll
I AND THE VILLAGE by Darren Donohue
VERSES FROM THE WASTE by Siobhán Egan
SALT by Ultan Pringle
ONCE MORE WITH FEELING by Clara White
FLICKER by Róisín Coyle

2017

DADDY by Daniel O’Brien
BLACK CHERRY by Krystal Sweedman
WAKING THE LAND by Jessica Freed
HOTEL EIRENE by Christopher Moore
THE BULL: DEATH OF A LADIEZ MAN by Jim-Connell Moylan
WORLD PERFECT by James Ireland
A CERTAIN KIND OF MAN by Gavin Turtle
CHEMISTRY by Anne Anderson
DIRT by Nadine Flynn

2016

NOWHERE MAN by JJ Caine
THE RAPPAREES by Seamus Lucason
OUR LADY OF LAST RESORT by Sorcha Hegarty
ALL HONEY by Ciara Elizabeth Smyth
WITH WOLVES by Nadine Flynn
ALL TALK by Emily Gilmore Murphy

2015

DUMMY by Emma Hughes
ANOTHER BILLY CONN by Andrew Kenny
NORMAL by Caitríona Daly
DRAWING CROSSES ON A DUSTY WINDOWPANE by Dylan Coburn Gray
THE ENTREPRENEURS by Neil Pearson
LOVEBOXXX by Lauren Shannon-Jones

2014

THE CANDIDATE by Claire Millane
SMOKING SECTION by Derek Masterson
THE EASY WAY OUT by Liam Murray
DOWN IN HISTORY by Jack Harte
FURY by Lorraine Mc Colgan
REST IN PEACE by Hugh Murphy

2013

BLUE PITY by Kevin O’Connor
OLD FLAMES by Shane Burke
IT ENDS WITH MAGIC by Simon Toal
THE DEAD HOURS by Lloyd Collins
KITTY IN THE LANE by Áine M.K. Ryan
UNDERWORLD OVERWORLD by Dolores Walshe

2012

A NICE BED TO DIE IN by Derek Masterson
TWO SIDES TO A STONE by Martina Collender
ULVERTON by Stewart Roche
THE CUSTOM OF THE SEA by Cathal Sheehan

2011

THE DEAD WOMAN’S SON by Rua O’Donnachu
NO ROOM FOR ANGELS by Arthur Sheridan
OVERTIME by Jane McCarthy
STORM by Maria Ann Hylton
TERCEL by Vincent O’Reilly
COUNTING by Nicole Flattery

2010

CHAOS THEORY by Róisín Coyle
SPIDER by Arthur Sheridan

2009

EPILOGUE by Jane McCarthy
SHAFTED by Arnold Thomas Fanning

Previous New Writing Development plays that have gone on to full production at The New Theatre

AMBER by Uncut Diamonds
THE HARVEST by Jane McCarthy
SALLY DENVER MATTHEWS by Gilly O’Shea
HOME by Megan O’Malley
THE COLLECTOR by Daniel Wade
HAPPY BIRTHDAY JACOB by Michael Marshall
THE VOICE FACTOR [X] by Michael-David McKernan
CORA, LEAH AND I by Ellen Flynn
LEDWIDGE by Gerard Humphreys
ALL THAT WE FOUND HERE by Donagh Humphreys
RUNNING WITH DINOSAURS by Nadine Flynn
CYCLOPS by Peter Reid, adapted from Ulysses
ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS by Diane Crotty
RAYMOND & DUTCH – THE CASE OF THE LAST GREEN BAG by Oisin McCartan
THE RESTORATION OF HOPE by Philip St John
FIREPLAY by James Ireland
THE PUFFIN’S NEST by Oliver McQuillan
MADAM DE MARKIEVICZ ON TRIAL by Ann Matthews
THE ASSASSINATION OF BRIAN BORU by Lauren Shannon Jones
DESIRE by Peter Reid
RETREAT by Geoff Power
LOCKOUT by Ann Matthews
MAKING LEMONADE by Sylvia Beatley
OVERTIME by Jane McCarthy
THE BOYS by Gerard Humphreys
REVENANT by Steward Roche
THE HORSE TRADING DIARIES by Shane Burke
THE PITCH by Shane Connaughton

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