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The New Theatre

43 East Essex Street | Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 670 3361
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Hidden Theatre

Hidden within a bookshop in Temple Bar finding The New Theatre is a bit like finding buried... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Laura D
Dublin, Ireland
Edgy and inventive: a night to remember

We saw "The Last Green Bag," which is a diabolically clever spoof of film noir ... with a sharp... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
George A
Burlingame, California, United States
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4 days ago
“Hidden Theatre”
3 Sep 2017
“Edgy and inventive: a night to remember”
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43 East Essex Street | Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 670 3361
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Hidden within a bookshop in Temple Bar finding The New Theatre is a bit like finding buried treasure. Specialising in supporting new writing you are guaranteed to find something new, daring, different or inventive on stage.

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We saw "The Last Green Bag," which is a diabolically clever spoof of film noir ... with a sharp twist that sneaks up on you just as you're laughing at the idiocy of it all. Come here if you're looking for playwrights with something to...More

Thank George A
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I attended 'Save & Quit' at the weekend and both the play and theatre deserve a thumbs up. The theatre is small and intimate but did not feel at all cramped. The quirky bit is that you enter through a door in the back of...More

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I was gifted tickets to the opening night of this new play in June 2016. This was my first visit to the theatre (apart from knowing where the bookshop was) and I had a great experience. You enter through the bookshop and immediately find yourself...More

Thank Clare M
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Fab cosy theatre. Enter via a book shop. I love the whole atmosphere & performance. When back in Dublin this will be on my list.

Thank roisintmurphy
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is a relatively small theatre in the Temple Bar area of Dublin that tends to do non-mainstream plays/performances. The seating isn't particularly comfortable and food/drink facilities are limited.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Privileged to have seen Taboo there on a Friday night. I wanted to expose my teenage son to some Dublin theater, so we did a big performance at Bord Gais as well but this was, by far, my favorite venue. Small, intimate, but very professional...More

Thank Kimberly C
Reviewed 19 February 2016

We saw "Taboo" here recently. The theatre is located at the back of a book shop, the space itself sits 66 people so it is quite small but this means you are never far away from the stage. An enjoyable experience.

Thank Caca83
Reviewed 23 October 2014

Excellent small cosy venue. Helpful staff and the play we seen was excellent. Marty Massacar A bit hard to find as it at the back of a book store. Wine needs to improve.

Thank dooferDublin
Reviewed 29 August 2014

This is a small theatre behind a good bookshop near Temple Bar but away from its hussle and bussle. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly. The quality of drama and production usually simple but invariably good. Sometimes the quality of acting is stunnig and...More

Thank wavetree
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