Your Visit


Face PPE Masks will be mandatory for audience members

Groups of 2 or 3 patrons have priority to enable us to fill a maximum of 23 of our 68 seats.

Should patrons wish to book a single ticket it is possible but limited on the amount we can sell daily.
Please be aware that a group booking together will be seated together.

We will adhere to current social distancing practice and current pandemic regulations:
– 2 meters distance between individuals
– one way systems
– sanitizers throughout the building
– regular cleaning intervals
– all necessary precautions will be taken by cast and crew to adhere to guidelines and maintain a safe working environment „backstage”


The New Theatre is wheelchair accessible. Please inform the box-office at the time of booking of your accessibility requirements.
A video of the auditorium can be seen

Opening Hours

The New Theatre box office is open Tuesday – Friday 12.00pm – close (depending on show running time). Otherwise please book online 24 hours.

Performance Times

Performances are generally held Tuesday – Friday @ 7.30pm, and Friday @ 1.00pm.
The auditorium usually opens approximately 15 minutes before the start of the show.

We may run performances outside of these times. Please refer to the individual listing for each event for exact start and running times.


The New Theatre serves Khanya filter coffee and a large selection of teas.
With your theatre ticket – coffee & pastry deal is €4.50. Available one hour prior to every show. Normal price €5.70

We can also recommend several local bars, hotels and restaurants.

Getting Here

The New Theatre, located on East Essex Street in Temple Bar is served by the following transport options:
By Bus: 25, 25a, 25b, 25d, 26, 66, 66a, 66b, 67, 123, 150, 151, 27, 49, 54a, 56a, 77
By Luas: Red Line, Jervis.
By Car: Parking available at Fleet Street Car Park, Christ Church Car Park and free on-street parking after 7pm on Ormond Quay.


The New Theatre uses the ticketing agency for online booking for the majority of shows.

Currently The New Theatre accepts online booking only and does not accept cash or cards on site. 

Concession Tickets

Concession tickets are available to fulltime students, equity members, seniors (over 65),the unemployed or patrons with a disability for performances Monday – Friday evening and Saturday night. Please bring proof of eligibility when you collect your tickets.

Terms & Conditions – Tickets

Once purchased, tickets cannot be refunded.
Tickets may be exchanged for another performance, subject to availability.
Fees apply.
Latecomers may only be admitted at the discretion of management.
Management reserves the right to refuse admission.
Management reserves the right to make essential changes to the cast, to cancel any performance or make changes to the programme without prior notice.
Ticket holders enter the venue at their own risk and are responsible for their own property.
Tickets may not be re-sold without the consent of The New Theatre. If a ticket is sold in breach of this condition, the bearer of the ticket may be refused admission.
For addresses outside of Ireland, tickets can be picked up from the Box Office on arrival.

Mailing List

If you wish to be added to our mailing list, please tell us at the time of booking. Once added, we will occasionally send you news about The New Theatre and its upcoming programme of events.

supporting institutions

43 Essex Street East
Temple Bar
Dublin 2
D02 XH96