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Wonderful review for Portrait on tour.

“compelling” “enthralling production” “brilliant acting” “Lauren Farrell mesmerises in her portrayal of Stephen at the height of his sexual crisis through fluid body movements combining physical agility with gentle vulnerability.” “O’Kelly terrifies as a dominatrix demon” – Maud Sampson, tn2 Magazine (read the full review here) Don’t miss your chance to catch the show. It’s […]

Positive Reviews for RETREAT and for PORTRAIT On Tour.

Retreat “This is poignant and moving piece of theatre…The accomplished Charlotte Bradley lights up the stage with her performance.” – Helen O’Leary, No More Workhorse. Read full review here A Portrait of The Artist As A Young Man On Tour “a fine adaptation of a great novel **** – Colette Sheridan, Irish Examiner. Read the […]

Auditions for ‘The Assassination of Brian Boru’ Saturday March 1st

Looking for two male actors with a playing range of 25-35 yrs Brodir: Tall, warrior physique, facial hair Ospak: wirey physique, intellectual look, facial hair Written by Lauren Jones Directed by Nora Kelly Lester Produced by Anthony Fox For more information contact nora.kellylester@gmail.com Keep up to date on our Facebook page.

Glowing reviews for O’Kelly’s Fionnuala

Donal O’Kelly’s award-winning show has been earning glowing reviews from critics and audiences here. You have one more week to catch it. The show runs until Jan 8th. “Fionnuala, written and performed by Donal O’Kelly, is not only expertly presented but also informative, brave and hard-hitting.” – Ciara Murphy, The Public Reviews. full review “At […]

Like father, like daughter

In The Independent this week, Colin Murphy’s article Theatre: Innovation and energy guaranteed to take centre stage in an exciting 2014, mentions Fionnuala and Counter Culture as exciting productions to look out for in 2014. “The O’Kellys take the concept of “family theatre” rather more literally. At the New Theatre in February, Donal O’Kelly revives […]

Irish Times Theatre Award Nomination

We are absolutely delighted to have been nominated for The Irish Times Judges’ special award in recognition of our commitment to providing a home for new work. Here at The New Theatre we are committed to providing young Artists, Performers, Writers, Directors Designers and Technicians with a first-rate venue and with the professional and technical […]

A fantastic end to 2013 here at The New Theatre!

Stewart Roche’s new play ‘Reventant’ starring Simon Toal got rave reviews all round. – “…entertaining solo performance by Simon Toal, a fine comic actor who can seem at once commanding and crumpled… full of fresh quips and media in-jokes… something much funnier and darker beneath the surface; a moral satire about art where any epitome […]

Farewell to Jane

Five years ago, Jane McCarthy, a graduate of English at UCD joined The New Theatre Team. She showed great interest in playwriting and gaining knowledge in all aspects of theatre from directing, lighting, PR, and running a theatre. Eighteen months into her official job as Front of House Manager she wrote and directed ‘Epilogue’ a […]

A successful year for new writing at The New Theatre

a successful year of New Writing in The New Theatre we would like to congratulate all our new writers who had a rehearsed reading of their script performed in the new theatre both throughout the year and in our New Writing Week and or a full production of their work. Our new writing scheme is […]

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