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 […]

Well done to Just Theatre

Congratulations to Just Theatre for their complete, scene-by-scene recreation of F.W Murnau’s 1922 film ‘Nosferatu: Symphony of Horror’. Arguably the masterpiece of the first golden age of cinema, FW Murnau’s infamous Nosferatu 1922 set the benchmark high for the horror genre. Just Theatre returned with their stage version. Integrating vivid stage performances with footage from […]

Lockout ends second sell-out run.

We are delighted that after being our first show to sell out an entire run before the first performance, and returning due to popular demand, Lockout played once more to packed houses. Thank you to everyone who came to see the show. Praise for Lockout: “For a more personal take on the lockout and a […]

Ann Matthews’ ‘Lockout’ returns for a second run by popular demand.

After a sell-out run this spring, Lockout has once again received great responses from audience and critics alike. Don’t miss it this time. “For a more personal take on the lockout and a realisation of the full impact this time had on working class Dublin, Lockout provides a sensitive and moving account of one person’s […]

Comedies at The NewTheatre

Jack Kairo and The Long Hard Kiss Goodbye, A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking and Accidental Death of An Annarchist – A huge Success! A noir detective comedy, Sheer Tantrum’s Jack Kairo and The Long Hard Kiss Goodbye ‘…had the crowd howling with laughter…’ (No More Workhorse) while Company D’s american comedy A Coupla […]

Selling out – ‘Grow’

Selling out – ‘Grow’ a new play by Lauren Jones & devised by the cast. Directed by Nora Kelly Lester “..this young production shows great verve and promise….clever with plenty of twists and turns..” Frances Winston (Le Cool Magazine) “..visually stunning and curiously entertaining. Grow keeps its audience constantly guessing but manages to remain one […]

Opening night of Portrait a great success & 5/5 review

Last Night A Portrait of the Artist of a Young Man played to a packed house, and an overwhelmingly positive response from the opening night audience. The text was adapted for the stage by Tony Chesterman and the 5 strong cast directed by Jimmy Fay. See images of opening night on our facebook page. The […]

More great reviews for Overtime

 Since returning for a second run due to popular demand, Jane McCarthy’s Overtime has been earning critical acclaim once more. See for yourself what all the fuss is about: The show runs until Saturday, June 1 only. ‘An engaging and taut piece of writing that keeps you entertained and curious. McCarthy is obviously a talented […]

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