Tag Archives: New Theatre

McKenna’s Fort @ the New Theatre 21st March – 2nd April 2016

Featuring Michael Bates as Roger Casement Written by Arnold Thomas Fanning Directed by Paul Kennedy ************************************** In the post-show discussion that followed Saturday night’s performance of this new play, Arnold Fanning was asked by co-panellist Martina Devlin why he didn’t … Continue reading

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Language of the Mute (Jack Harte)

Jack Harte’s play – directed by Liam Halligan –is highly-charged from the moment two ex-pupils burst into a prefab classroom to confront a bullying, tyrannical Irish (language) teacher about their shared past. The action cleverly moves between the play’s present … Continue reading

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2 Films about Palestine (Progressive Film Club)

(From the Progressive Film Club) Sat 14th March 2015 New Theatre, East Essex Street, Temple Bar Programme starts: 2.30pm 2.30pm: The Great Book Robbery (2012) Telling the story of the systematic looting in 1948 of 30,000 Palestinian books in a … Continue reading

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Dates for your Diary

1. A new play – Down in History, by Jack Harte – gets a rehearsed reading  in the New Theatre, 43 East Essex Street, Dublin, on Thursday, 6th November at 7.30 pm. A two-hander, presented by actors Gerard Lee and Lesley Conroy, it takes a … Continue reading

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