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Sylvia earns critical success for Making Lemonade

Audiences and critics were impressed with Sylvia Beatley’s play Making Lemonade last week. They were struck, not least, by her handling of Blade, the play’s central character. ‘Her portrayal of Blade is unnervingly believable, gritty certainly, but on the whole brilliant.’ – Totally Dublin Read the full review here. Look out for the show in […]

Sell-out run for Lockout

“Lockout is Irish theatre at its most vital” – For the first the first time in the history of the New Theatre a show has sold out before opening night. Lockout written by Ann Matthews sold in record time leading to the theatre seats being packed each night and many waiting on standby in […]

Claire Hanrahan appointed new PR / Marketing Executive

We are welcoming a new member to the New Theatre family: Claire Hanrahan has just started as our new PR and Marketing Executive, she is already settling in well, and we are delighted to have her on board. Claire received her MA in Arts and Heritage Management in 2011. She has Interned in the Marketing […]

Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me – *****

‘The cast is outstanding…This is a magnificent play, acted beautifully.’ – A brilliant 5 star rating review from for Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me, by Frank McGuinness. Book now by calling 01-6703361. Click here to read the full review

Nora takes over as our Script Reader

 We’re delighted to have Nora Kelly Lester on board to read the many submissions of new writing we receive. She has been a regular on The New Theatre team for some time, in the Front of House and Admin areas. Nora is a theatre director, performer and drama facilitator from Dublin. She received her degree […]

Applications closed for PR/Marketing position

Thank you to everyone who applied but as of March 1st we are accepting no further submissions of CVs for this position. Successful applicants will be contacted for the next round of selection as soon as possible.


The New Theatre is looking for a PR / Marketing Executive! Do you have experience in PR and want to get involved in our vibrant and exciting theatre company? If so Contact us with your CV without delay. Full details available on the theatre forum jobs-board

Overtime mentioned in Emer O’Kelly’s review of the theatrical year.

‘…While Jane McCarthy’s Overtime at the New Theatre may not count as Fringe, being an old-fashioned “well-made play” it impressed me enormously as the work of a new writer.’ – Emer O’Kelly, Sunday Independent. Read her full review of 2012 at Watch out for Overtime when it returns to The New Theatre May 20th […]

Rehearsal Room available for hire in New Theatre

Approx Size: 6 metres x 7 metres. Ceiling to floor height is standard. Available: Monday – Friday 10.00am to 9.00pm NOT suitable for dance or live performances. Rent by day or by week only. Enquire to with ‘rehearsal room’ in subject line. Upfront payment must be secured once contract is signed.

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