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DETERMINED: New Theatre’s Anthony Fox – Mail on Sunday

“It was typical of the small New Theatre, in Essex Street, Dublin, that it led the way in streaming online even before The Abbey…as part of its Fight Back Festival. ‘Our audiences supported us with the festival’ says theatre director Anthony Fox. ‘The Take Your Seats donation site was a huge support… ‘We couldn’t have […]

Behind The Scenes (video)

Looking for something new to watch since Fight Back 2020 finished? Why not have a look behind the scenes of The New Theatre. We recently celebrated 23 years of presenting new Irish plays and the work of writers who are resident here. We all very much appreciate your support and look forward to welcoming you […]

Fight Back day 11 – A TALE OF LOST BIAFRA (video)

Tonight we saw the final piece of the Fight Back Festival 2020 – A TALE OF LOST BIAFRA by Justin Butcher Performed by Ben Okafor. If you missed any of the videos you can find them all on our facebook page, our news section or on takeyourseats.ie Thank you all for joining us and supporting […]

Fight Back day 10 – THE MOVING BRIDGE (video)

Tonight’s performance is of THE MOVING BRIDGE by Ann Matthews, performed by Amy O’Dwyer. To make a donation to the artists: CLICK HERE Suggested Donation is €5 to go toward the artists (Actors & Playwrights) Stay at home and enjoy! UP NEXT: A TALE OF LOST BIAFRA by Justin Butcher Fri 24th @ 9.15pm 

Fight Back day 9 – THE JAR (video)

Tonight we saw Myrn Devaney’s THE JAR performed by Lauren Farrell on our screens. To make a donation to the artists: CLICK HERE Suggested Donation is €5 to go toward the artists (Actors & Playwrights) As ever Stay at home, and enjoy!   UP NEXT: THE MOVING BRIDGE by Ann Matthews Thursday 23rd @ 9.15pm 

Fight Back day 8 – KING OF CATS (video)

To kick of week 3 of our online festival we screened KING OF CATS by by Oisin Robbins, performed by Aron Hegarty. We’ve also enjoyed some press coverage and reviews of the festival recently: Elizabeth Moynihan wrote about her piece, An Unmade Bed, in The Irish Times yesterday: “It seems odd to thank a pandemic […]

Fight Back day 7 – BACKWARDS AND FORWARDS (video)

Today marks the end of the second week of Fight Back Festival. We wrapped it up with BACKWARDS AND FORWARDS by David Halpin performed by Jed Murray. To make a donation to the artists: CLICK HERE Suggested Donation is €5 to go toward the artists (Actors & Playwrights) UP NEXT: KING OF CATS by Oisin […]

Fight Back day 6 – PANDEMIC PANIC (video)

Tonight’s performance was PANDEMIC PANIC, a hilarious comedy by Ella Skolimowski, performed by Aneta Dina Keder. Stay at home and enjoy! UP NEXT: BACKWARDS AND FORWARDS by David Halpin Friday 17th @ 9.15pm To make a donation to the artists: CLICK HERE https://www.takeyourseats.ie/events/2020/4/16/pandemic-panic Suggested Donation is €5 to go toward the artists (Actors & Playwrights) 

Fight Back Day 5 – HUG (video)

The second day of week 2 brought us another fantastic offering: HUG by Ali Hardiman, performed by Madi O’Carroll. Stay at home and enjoy! UP NEXT: Pandemic Panic by Ella Skolimowski Thursday 16th @ 9.15pm To make a donation to the artists: CLICK HERE Suggested Donation is €5 to go toward the artists (Actors & Playwrights)

Fight Back Festival week 2 – TOFFEE (video)

Fight Back Festival 2020 tonight kicked off its second week of online performances. Over the weekend the festival got a great mention in The Independent “An absolute delight. It raises the spirits in a time of Covid-19.” – Emer O’Kelly UP NEXT: HUG by Ali Hardiman tomorrow (Wed 15th) @ 9.15pm Tonight’s offering is: TOFFEE […]

Fight Back Day 3 – SHARD and THE PLEASUREOMETER (videos)

Tonight we had a double bill of contributions to Fight Back Festival 2020 –  SHARD by Stuart Roche and THE PLEASUREOMETER by Jack Harte. Stay at home, and enjoy!            SHARD by Stuart Roche, performed by Neill Fleming.  To make a donation to the artists: CLICK HERE  Suggested Donation is €5 to go toward the artists (Actors […]

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