Celebrating 70 years of The Arts Council

As we celebrate 70 years of The Arts Council – we have been asked to post a story or memory to honour the legacy of Ireland’s funding organisation. The New Theatre, set up in 1997 was flat broke 18 months later. Just when we wondered how we could forge ahead on shaky ground, an A4 […]

One Para at The New Theatre opens on February 8th 2022 for two weeks only

 One Para, a new play by BBC Stewart Parker winning writer, Gerard Humphreys. February 8th – 19th, 6;30pm and matinee performances. Tuesday – Saturday, The New Theatre, Essex Street, Temple Bar. Directed by Anthony Fox PLAY SYNOPSIS “Repeat after me…. I came under hostile fire… I fired at the target… to protect my own life and […]

Looking Forward to 2022!

Happy New Year from our team at The New Theatre!   We’re greatly looking forward to welcoming in writers, cast, crew & audiences in 2022. We will update our website once we know our funding situation. Hang tight!   #TNT #ReturnToLive #SaveTheArts

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A sneak peek into 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 […]

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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