Fight Back Festival begins with AN UNMADE BED (video)

We kicked off our artist-led response to the Covid-19 related closures this evening with Elizabeth Moynihan’s AN UNMADE BED, performed by Laoisa Sexton. To make a donation to the artists: CLICK HERE ➡️ Stay at home and enjoy! DOWNLOAD THE SCRIPT HERE  Tomorrow night: THE ONE TREE by Tara Maria Lovett @ 9.15pm

Sold out shows end the run for Killing Grandad

Well done to all involved in Killing Grandad, which enjoyed sold out nights in the first week before Covid-19 began to dawn on us all. The show was a satirical comedy that almost became ironic, as the run finished just in time to close the doors for the health and safety of Grandparents everywhere. “A […]

Dragon is a hit

 Fizz & Chips Theatre enjoyed an audience and box office hit recently with their new musical, Dragon Below are some examples of the lovely reviews they received for the production Congratulations to this young emerging company.    “Both modern day and fantasy scenes are skilfully choreographed and the cast showcase their musical and dramatic versatility in quicksilver […]

Sold-out run for b(l)oom

B(l)oom, “the debut presentation by an ambitious new collective, tasteinyourmouth”, enjoyed a sold-out run at The New Theatre recently. The young company staged an ambitious and well-received production by audiences and critics alike. “Describing the imagined destruction of Dublin in near apocalyptic terms, the title serves as a double sided metaphor, proclaiming boom as both […]

Readings, New Plays, and Tours 2019

In 2019 we staged and supported numerous new plays with our regular play readings, our New Writing Week, New Theatre productions, hosting and co-productions. We were delighted to kick off the year with The Raven And The Crone as part of First Fortnight. We saw out January with the spectacle of Ali Hardiman’s Disconnected. In February we saw […]

PATH TO THE STAGE – playreadings 2019 announced

We are proud to announce new plays for our 2019 callout – PATH TO THE STAGE – playreadings 2019 November 4th – 7th 2019. Thank you to all the writers from all over Ireland that submitted to our New Writing callout 2019. The standard of scripts received were very high. As a result we have […]

New Writing Week 2019: Page to Stage – Please send us your Script

NEW WRITING WEEK 2019 – SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN! Following the success of our PATH TO THE STAGE event in 2018, our annual new writing week returns in November 2019. We are seeking exciting, dynamic new voices for inclusion in a series of performed readings taking place on The New Theatre stage November 6th, 7th & […]

New Writing and Fresh Starts.

We’ve kicked off the new year with a slew of fantastic new writing shows. Starting 2019 with RAVEN & THE CRONE by Nicole Rourke, Raven & Deirdre Molloy as part of First Fortnight Festival and a rehearsed public reading of 24 HOURS FROM TULSK by Michael O’Sullivan. In February we enjoyed the glittery DISCONNECTED by […]


So far in 2018 we’ve staged and supported numerous new plays with our monthly playreadings, our New Writing Week, and new theatre productions. We were delighted to kick off the year with the return of the sold out 2017 show Save + Quit by Sophie Leuner, directed by Billie De Buitlear, which had another hugely […]

New Writing Week 2018: Path to the Stage announcement!

We are delighted to announce that our line up for this years New Writing Week is: Full Script: Róisín Coyle – Flicker Darren Donoghue – I and The Village Ultan Pringle – Salt Short Scene: Siobhán Egan – Verses From The Waste Madi O’Carroll – Help Clara White – Once More With Feeling Congratulations to […]

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