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James Connolly Festival 2024

From May 9th-12th, Connolly Books presents James Connolly Festival at The New Theatre. The James Connolly Festival is an annual, week-long series of events in radical arts, culture and politics. It is a community-centred celebration of music, film, discussion and debate that brings together the ideas and thoughts of progressive and radical thinkers and organisations […]

April at The New Theatre

We are looking forward to April here at The New Theatre, with multiple world premieres of new work stemming from our New Writing Weeks! First up, we welcome Jodie Doyle and the team from Jaxbanded Theatre Company to present HATE F%#K, directed by Ois O’Donoghue. Running from April 9th, in Hate F&#k, sex is everywhere. […]

Meet the writer – David Quinn’s A Modest Proposal

This month we open our first show of 2024 – A Modest Proposal by writer David Quinn! David was one of the founding members and artistic director of the former Punchbag Theatre Company, Galway. During his time, he directed, created and produced most of the company’s productions including The Life of Stuff, No Comet Seen […]

Thank You and Happy Christmas

A massive thank you to everyone who joined us, on stage, behind the scenes and in our audiences this year at The New Theatre! It’s been a brilliant year for us, with scripts in development, new productions, and numerous festivals. This Christmas, why not consider donating to TNT to help us fund new work in […]

Paul le Blanc Book Launch

Join us on the 7th of November for a book launch event with Paul le Blanc: Lenin – Responding to Catastrophe, Forging Revolution A talk by US-based socialist activist and acclaimed historian Paul le Blanc on his new book “Lenin –  Responding to catastrophe, forging revolution”, followed by an interview and Q&A session hosted by […]

Dublin Book Festival at The New Theatre

Join us for the 2023 Dublin Book Festival at The New Theatre with two fantastic events featuring some of Ireland’s top writers. On November 9th at 5.45pm, we will host the Emerging Writers conversation. Author Jan Carson will be in conversation with some of Ireland’s most exciting emerging authors. The Red Bird Sings (Virago) by Aoife Fitzpatrick is a searing feminist historical […]

Dublin Fringe Awards and Dublin Theatre Festival!

Over the last two weeks we have had the pleasure of welcoming four fabulous fringe shows into The New Theatre! in heat, MAY DAY, Dog Shit, and MMANWU were all nominated for awards as part of the Dublin Fringe Awards, which has been the cherry on top of a wonderful festival. MMANWU was nominated for […]

Festival Season at The New Theatre!

A  massive thank you to audiences, funders and our artistic team on Donagh Humphreys’ Becoming Maggie. They knocked their two week run out of the park! We had a fantastic five star, packed out run and it was just an incandescent experience. “Three outstanding performances deliver this entertaining new play with great heart. Writer Donagh […]

Thank you for making great theatre happen!

Hello from The New Theatre! We are enjoying a fabulous season of summer shows and we would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to our artists and audiences for supporting us in our busiest year to date! This would not be possible without your support across all of our projects! Scroll down to learn […]

What’s on this May at TNT

It’s been a busy month at The New Theatre, and we can’t wait to welcome festivals and new work into the theatre this May!  We’ve already been joined by Simon Nader and the great team from How To Bond With Your Dad When He’s Bad to get the ball rolling this month, for 3 brilliant […]

April at The New Theatre

This month at The New Theatre we welcome two fantastic new shows and we open our window for script submissions. LemonSoap Productions, in association with The New Theatre present Piglet by Ultan Pringle. Starring Lora Hartin and Sophie Lenglinger, Piglet is a story of obsession, violence, fish and chips, Jennifer Coolidge impressions, lost love and […]

Spring has Sprung at The New Theatre

It’s been a busy few weeks, as we look forward to our first full production of the year this month at The New Theatre. When Rachel Met Fiona by Colette Cullen and directed by Iseult Golden opens on March 21st and runs until April 1st. Take a look inside rehearsals in the images below. We […]

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