New start – The Cordelia Dream now available to view

THE CORDELIA DREAM by Marina Carr, a performance on screen, filmed at The New Theatre is now available to view online on the Irish Rep website (July 27 – August 8, 2021) Irish Repertory Theatre In association with Bonnie Timmermann Presents The Cordelia Dream By Marina Carr Directed by Joe O’Byrne Starring Stephen Brennan and Danielle Ryan See details and book […]

Pushing Forward – thank you

PUSH FORWARD in association with TakeYourSeats 24 artists, 5 crew, 100 live, in-person Audience members. Online reach 1000’s Pics by Al Craig Thank you to The Arts Council, Dublin City of Literature UNESCO, Friends of The New Theatre & Patrons.

Myrn Devaney named Best Playwright for THE JAR

We were delighted to learn that recently The Jar, from our Fight Back Festival 2020, received 3 nominations in the Scenesaver Birthday Honour Awards The Jar was nominated for Best Play, Best Playwright, and Best Lead Performer for Lauren Farrell. Myrn Devaney won the award in the Best Playwright category. Congratulations Myrn and Lauren!

New Writing Development Week – November 2021

NEW WRITING DEVELOPMENT WEEK 2021 – SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN! Following the success of our New Writing event in 2020, our now annual New Writing Development Week will take place in November/December 2021. We are seeking new play writing voices for inclusion in a series of performed readings, which will take place on The New Theatre […]


Our best friend and first official stage manager of The New Theatre and current board member, Fiona Hurley has passed away peacefully. She was 43 years old. She joined The New Theatre in late 1999 and was the most uniquely talented, kindest, most helpful person we have ever worked alongside. A born leader and peacemaker. […]

The Aran Islands reviewed in Wall Street Journal

Joe O’Byrne’s “The Aran Islands” is a one-man play assembled by him from turn-of-the-century journal entries by J.M. Synge, the author of “The Playboy of the Western World.” It’s the 10th video production of New York’s Irish Repertory Theatre, whose shows continue to set the gold standard for theatrical webcasting.” – THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Performed […]

The New Theatre hosts Co-Motion Media and Irish Repertory Theatre NYC.

The New Theatre had the pleasure of hosting Co-Motion Media for the production of their filmed play. To observe  filmmaker / writer Joe O’Byrne direct the talents of Brendan Conroy was a joy. The Aran Islands is a compelling adaptation by Joe O’Byrne of John Millington Synge’s classic work. Brendan Conroy, one of Ireland’s finest […]

The New Theatre’s Year in Review

2020 has been a very interesting year for the majority of people, and in spite of the difficulties presented, theatre artists have continued to create and innovate the medium in novel ways. Both before and during the restrictions due to the ongoing pandemic, The New Theatre has continued to reach out to artists and support […]

Thank you

Thank you to our cast and crew, and audience members who braved the odd shower, seagulls, and beautiful sun to watch Jackie by Gerard Humphreys live! Thanks to the OPW for allowing us perform on Yeats memorial grounds, Stephens Green. What an experience! Thank you to The Arts Council, Dublin City Council, UNESCO City of […]

“Jackie” in residence at Stephen’s Green

“Actor Amy O’Dwyer conjures Jackie charmingly, firstly capturing her girlish energy, and later her political sophistication and nous. Jess Dunne’s elegant costumes mimic the first lady’s unmistakable iconic style. Michael Judd as the Chaplain endears as a good-natured, old-fashioned Irish priest. The two actors generate a warm sense of enduring connection.” – Katy Hayes, Irish […]


The New Theatre’s production of “Jackie” to be staged at the Yeats Memorial in St Stephen’s Green, SEPTEMBER 29th to OCTOBER 10th at 1PM, Tuesday to Saturday. Additional performances at 3PM on each Friday and Saturday. A total of 14 performances with a maximum of 15 people in the audience at each performance. There will […]

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