The Witches of East Wall Takes The Stage!

 The Witches of East Wall by Fizz and Chips Productions takes The New Theatre Stage in The Fiona Hurley Auditorium! Check out the picture above of the creatives who have worked on this rehearsed reading! The Witches of East Wall is a new mystical musical currently in development, grappling with female friendship, what it means […]

That’s a Wrap! New Writing Development Week 2021

That’s a wrap on New Writing Development Week 2021!   Last week, we had wonderful writers and creatives tell these unique stories; ‘Forgive Me Father’ by Megan O’Malley, ‘And Tomorrow I’ll Dance With You’ by Méabh de Brún, ‘SELFIE’ by Ger Bourke, and ‘Now What?’ by Niall James Holohan. Following the success of our New […]

A Ballad of Jonathan Wade

This Event was initiated by Anthony Fox and Leanne Willars of the New Theatre and evolved in the course of discussions with Jack Harte, Pat Pidgeon, and Paul Tuthill. The concept of presenting an artist’s work in the confines of the small theatre space seemed daunting at first, but as the discussions progressed, the problems […]



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October Events Thank You

Thank you all for coming along to Journalism Is Not A Crime and Waking The Land at The New Theatre! Clare Daly did a brilliant job of questioning (with her panel) why is the West locking up a journalist (Assange) and why the daily threats to jail him when he’s already under house arrest. It’s […]

Thank You

Thanks to Gina, Emma & Luca from THE APPLICATION which we were proud to host during DTF. Oct 5-16. BOG STANDARD was a huge hit, selling out 2 screenings . Thanks to Aoife, Gráinne, Gary, Patricia and all the team at An Taisce (Climate Action). Oct 17.


On Thursday 16th September 2021, The New Theatre named our auditorium – Fiona Hurley Auditorium in honour of our great friend, former stage manager and TNT board member. Fiona joined The New Theatre in late 1999 and was the most uniquely talented, kindest, most helpful person we have ever worked alongside. A born leader and peacemaker. […]

The Application

 The Application is a documentary following Gina Moxley and Luca Truffarelli making an application about freelance theatre artists experiences of endlessly making applications and precious little work during lockdown. With venues closed artists’ were orphaned, without an income, a community or a home. Everyone was applying for everything—to keep a log in the grate, the […]

Passing of Mikis Theodorakis

The Greek composer, Mikis Theodorakis, has passed away at the age of 96, even as his musical relationship with Brendan Behan was being celebrated on a Dublin stage. Theodorakis was a gigantic figure in the history of modern Greece because of his opposition to the fascist regimes that ruled the country after WW2, but especially […]

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