Submissions open for directors interested in directing a rehearsed reading

Submissions open for directors interested in directing a rehearsed reading of ‘Fast Falls the Eventide’, a new play by Eoin McShane. ‘Fast Falls the Eventide’ follows four boys – Macker, Quinner, Rob and Dan- as they meet in Dublin airport to embark on a J1 to San Diego. Although nominally ‘best friends’, the lads have […]

Casting Call

for Madame Markievicz Please send Cv/pic to Suitable candidates will be notified Monday 9th for auditions Tuesday 10th Feb. Sides available on the day. Preparation of monologue not necessary. Each actor will be given time to look at sides beforehand. Payment will be discussed at auditions. Written by novelist and playwright Ann Matthews. Directed […]

A Tribute to Board Member Phelim Donlon

Phelim Donlon (1936-2014) And did you get what you wanted from this life, even so? I did. And what did you want? To call myself beloved, to feel myself beloved on the earth. (Raymond Carver) On a December midnight Phelim Donlon slipped into the wings one last time and forever. Accustomed to that pivotal place, […]

Special Charity Matinee of Acclaimed, Sell-out Show

Orion Productions brings us this highly praised European Premiere of The Motherfucker With The Hat. Today sees them hosting a special matinee performance in aid of The Star Project Ballymun The show has been playing to packed houses for the last two weeks and has been greeted with standing ovations and wonderful reviews. This is […]

What is Homeland? – Returning To Haifa

 Our current production, Returning to Haifa by Ghassan Kanafani and adapted by Angela Gissi has been playing to close to sell-out houses since it opened on Wednesday. We have also had post-show talks with different speakers nightly, discussing various aspects of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. There has been a great energy in the theatre all week […]

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 […]

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