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New Writing and Fresh Starts.

We’ve kicked off the new year with a slew of fantastic new writing shows. Starting 2019 with RAVEN & THE CRONE by Nicole Rourke, Raven & Deirdre Molloy as part of First Fortnight Festival and a rehearsed public reading of 24 HOURS FROM TULSK by Michael O’Sullivan. In February we enjoyed the glittery DISCONNECTED by […]

NEW WRITING AT THE NEW THEATRE 2018

So far in 2018 we’ve staged and supported numerous new plays with our monthly playreadings, our New Writing Week, and new theatre productions. We were delighted to kick off the year with the return of the sold out 2017 show Save + Quit by Sophie Leuner, directed by Billie De Buitlear, which had another hugely […]

New Writing Week 2018: Path to the Stage announcement!

We are delighted to announce that our line up for this years New Writing Week is: Full Script: Róisín Coyle – Flicker Darren Donoghue – I and The Village Ultan Pringle – Salt Short Scene: Siobhán Egan – Verses From The Waste Madi O’Carroll – Help Clara White – Once More With Feeling Congratulations to […]

New Writing Week 2018: Page to Stage – We Want Your Submissions!

 NEW WRITING WEEK 2018 – PATH TO THE STAGE: SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN! Following the success of our Discovering New Voices event in 2017, our annual new writing week returns. We are seeking exciting, dynamic new voices for inclusion in a series of performed readings taking place in September, between the closing of the Dublin Fringe […]

Successful show, NORAH, a celebration of strong women.

We couldn’t be happier with the response to our production of Gerard Humphreys’ NORAH both here on our own stage and on our island-wide tour. Norah is representative of many women who fought for family through the hunger strikes, and the play is truly a celebration of their contribution. “faultless performance from Juliette Crosbie… and […]

Tribute to Robert Lane

It is with great sadness that we learned of the sudden death of Robert Lane who designed and directed the first four plays staged at The New Theatre. In 1997, Anthony Fox asked Robert to design the theatre’s first stage in a space behind Connolly Books. Along with a dedicated team of actors, designers and […]

Welcoming Dramaturg Pamela McQueen to The New Theatre Team!

The New Theatre is pleased to announce a new addition to our team. Pamela McQueen is our New Play Dramaturg effective immediately working on our own new productions and new play development programs. The New Theatre has been a home for new drama in recent years. We are planning to build on our resource supports […]

SHOW POSTPONED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER

UPDATE: THERE WILL BE NO PERFORMANCES UNTIL SATURDAY Tonight’s performance of DESIRE will not go ahead due to the Red Weather alert. The next performance will be on Friday, March 2nd, and opening night will take place on Saturday March 3rd. There will be a special ticket price of €13 on Friday.

Women’s Voices Season

We kicked off our 2018 programme this year with two strong new plays by talented women playwrights. Sophia Leuner’s award-winning Save + Quit returned due to popular demand after a sell-out run and impressed audiences and critics once again with her cutting and humorous script. Megan O’Malley’s debut play Home put the audience in the […]

Anatomy of a Tour Launch

On Thursday 30th November we launched Anatomy of a Tour publication , celebrating 20 years of The New Theatre. The publication takes a detailed look behind the scenes of Gerard Humpreys ‘Ledwidge’, which toured nationally in 2017 to 10 venues. We invited The New Theatre Friends to the performance of The Restoration of Hope by […]

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