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Terry’s 51st Visit to The New Theatre

Meet the delightful Mr Terry Patmore. Last night marked his 51st visit to The New Theatre. Terry lives in England but for years has made monthly trips over to Dublin to attend performances! Since 1998 Terry has seen over 50 shows here with us and we hope to see him for many many more! Safe […]

Highlights of the Summer Season chez TNT

 What a summer we’ve had at The New Theatre! Have a look back at the season’s highlights. What were your favourites? JUNE This month we brought our popular production of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, adapted by Tony Chesterman and directed by Jimmy Fay, to the Centre Culturel Irlandais, in Paris. […]


The New Theatre is currently auditioning four actors for ‘Returning to Haifa’, a play premiering on Nov 18th. Adapted from Palestinian author Ghassan Kanafani’s homonymous novella, the play is a work of highly historical and literary value as it offers a vivid representation of the human implications of enduring Israel-Palestine conflict and highlights the important […]

Stewart Roche’s TRACER earns praise for writing and performances.

Tracer sees the return of many familiar faces and voices to The New Theatre. Stewart Roche’s play Revenant went down a storm here last November which also starred Simon Toal. Patrick O’Donnell most recently appeared in Ann Matthews’ sell-out Lockout on The New Theatre stage and toured with our production of A Portrait of The […]


One final role to be cast for Friendly Fire, a new play premiering on Sept 30th. Looking for a female actor with singing skills to play age range 23 yrs. Role: Ellie Vanghey, an innocent young woman from the countryside who becomes the poet’s muse and lover. Even though followed by death she maintains an […]

A Look Back at Recent Shows – What have you been missing?

 Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London The responses to Alison Skilbeck’s performance of her own play were overwhelmingly positive. It showed one of the most extraordinary women of the 20th century as she looked back over her journey from unhappy child to the ‘First Lady of the World’. First ladies and leading ladies – Alison Skilbeck […]

Buon Viaggio, Kelsey!

The New Theatre wishes Kelsey Holmes happy and fruitful times in Milan. She may be back. Kelsey was our front of house manger over the last year. In that time she oversaw and supported many young theatre companies. Last April she played Violin to accompany the actors in a Lockout by Ann Matthews and directed […]

Finnegan’s Diary

A unique account of the recent tour of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man from a unique member of the cast. You saw the show, now hear about the shenanigans… Saturday March 1st 2014, Tralee Hello all, here I am on the road again, first time since I took part in a […]

Glowing reviews rolling in for AC Productions’ DESIRE

Peter Reid’s adaptation of Tolstoy’s short story The Devil has been receiving well-earned praise for all concerned, including Neil Flemming’s nuanced performance. Come and see it for yourself before it ends this Saturday (April 5th). Book Tickets “powerful theatre.. expertly controlled monologue performance by Neill Flemming” – The Public Reviews Read the full review here. […]

Performance dedicated in support of Margaretta D’Arcy.

Read by Katie O Kelly, written by Anthony Fox. With full support from the cast & crew of The New Theatre production of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man: “Ladies and gentlemen, actor and activist Margaretta D’Arcy has been in prison for two months now because she challenged the Irish State’s failure […]

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