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ORIGIN 1st IRISH THEATRE FESTIVAL Goes Online Photo ORIGIN 1st IRISH THEATRE FESTIVAL Goes Online
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2020

Running three weeks from January 11 to 31, the 2021 Origin 1st Irish will present a total of 20 virtual events, including recorded Theatrical Productions made both before and during Covid from Belfast, Dublin, Wexford, London and New York.

AboutFACE Ireland Announces Selected Plays for 9th Annual NEWvember New Plays Festiva Photo AboutFACE Ireland Announces Selected Plays for 9th Annual NEWvember New Plays Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 23, 2020

AboutFACE Ireland has announced the final selections for the 2020 NEWvember New Plays Festival Dublin - a showcase of original plays to be streamed online November 5-8 2020 with the Civic, where AboutFACE are Theatre Company in Residence.

Richard Topol, Orlagh Cassidy, Kate Grimes and More Join TRANSATLANTIC TALES 2020 Photo Richard Topol, Orlagh Cassidy, Kate Grimes and More Join TRANSATLANTIC TALES 2020
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 14, 2020

What do you do during a lockdown, when your big June show has been cancelled? Well, put on a digital international theatre production spanning 5,000 km with over 20 artists of course!

AboutFACE Ireland Announce Selected Plays For 8th Annual NEWvember New Plays Festival Photo AboutFACE Ireland Announce Selected Plays For 8th Annual NEWvember New Plays Festival
by Stephi Wild - Oct 22, 2019

AboutFACE Ireland have announced the final selections for the 2019 NEWvember New Plays Festival Dublin – a showcase of original plays to be held cross-city at two venues, Smock Alley in the city centre and the Civic in Tallaght, November 1-3 2019. The announcement was made by AboutFACE Co-Artistic Directors Anna Nugent and Paul Nugent. NEWvember Dublin will feature these works over a three-day weekend, presented via rehearsed readings. After 5 years of NEWvember Festivals in New York, this is the 3rd year the event will be held in Dublin. The spirit of NEWvember is to provide a dynamic, interactive and welcoming place where writers can hear their plays read by seasoned actors, and discuss their work and creative process. It was also announced that many of this year's playwrights will be in attendance, and will take part in post show Q&As, including writers travelling from the US. Additionally, this year's festival will feature for the first time a playwrights roundtable discussion, mixing emerging writers with established playwrights.

AboutFACE Premieres of THE GODS OF THE OZARKS Photo AboutFACE Premieres of THE GODS OF THE OZARKS
by Julie Musbach - Aug 16, 2019

AboutFACE are delighted to announce the World Premiere of “The Gods of the Ozarks” byMatthew Cole Kelly this August at the Studio Theatre at the Civic in Dublin, Ireland.

AboutFACE Ireland Announce Selected Plays For NEWvember New Plays Festival Photo AboutFACE Ireland Announce Selected Plays For NEWvember New Plays Festival
by Stephi Wild - Oct 15, 2018

AboutFACE Ireland have announced the final selections for the 2018 NEWvember New Plays Festival Dublin – a showcase of original plays to be held at The New Theatre in Dublin's city centre, November 8-10 2018. The announcement was made by AboutFACE Co-Artistic Directors Anna Nugent and Paul Nugent. NEWvember Dublin will feature these works over a three-day weekend, presented via rehearsed readings. After 5 years of NEWvember Festivals in New York, this is the 2nd year the event will be held in Dublin. The spirit of NEWvember is to provide a dynamic, interactive and welcoming place where writers can hear their plays read by seasoned actors, and discuss their work and creative process. It was also announced that many of this year's playwrights will be in attendance, and will take part in post show Q&As, including writers travelling from the US.

AboutFACE Ireland Calls For Submissions For 2018 NEWvember New Plays Festival Photo AboutFACE Ireland Calls For Submissions For 2018 NEWvember New Plays Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jul 31, 2018

AboutFACE Ireland have announced they are now accepting submissions of new plays from playwrights based in Ireland, and Irish playwrights around the world, for the 2018 NEWvember New Plays Festival Dublin, to be held over three days November 8th to 10th at The New Theatre in Dublin's city centre. The closing date for submissions is Friday August 17th 2018. There is no fee for submissions and all plays are read blind of name or gender by a panel. The final plays will be selected based on their originality, range, production potential, narrative quality and emotional resonance, and will be announced in October. AboutFACE announced that NEWvember 2018 is supported by FRINGE LAB at Dublin Fringe Festival and by the New Theatre. They also announced a new transatlantic connection with the Off-Broadway theatre The Cell, with one of this year's final plays to be given a further reading at the Cell in New York.

Tangent Theatre Slates 2017 NEWvember New Plays Festival Photo Tangent Theatre Slates 2017 NEWvember New Plays Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Tangent Theatre Company announces their annual NEWvember new plays reading series, NEW17 Works in Progress - a festival of five original plays by Tangent company and past NEWvember playwrights, to be held at their intimate Carpenter Shop Theater, November 9-12, 2017.

Tangent Theatre Slates 2017 NEWvember New Plays Festival Photo Tangent Theatre Slates 2017 NEWvember New Plays Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Tangent Theatre Company announces their annual NEWvember new plays reading series, NEW17 Works in Progress - a festival of five original plays by Tangent company and past NEWvember playwrights, to be held at their intimate Carpenter Shop Theater, November 9-12, 2017.

AboutFACE Announce Selected Plays For NEWvember Dublin New Plays Festival 2017 Photo AboutFACE Announce Selected Plays For NEWvember Dublin New Plays Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

AboutFACE Ireland have announced the final selections for their 2017 NEWvember Dublin New Plays Festival a showcase of original plays to be held at Belvedere House on Great Denmark Street, in Dublin's city centre, November 16-19 2017.

AboutFACE Ireland Announce Plays to be Featured at New Winter Pub Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

AboutFACE Ireland are delighted to announce the three plays that will be featured in their Winter Pub Reading Series 2017. The event will mark the opening of their new 2017 season in Dublin dedicated to developing and presenting exciting new plays, and celebrating their return to full-time production in Ireland after 10 years being primarily based in New York.

Tangent Theatre Kicks Off 2015 NEWvember New Plays Festival Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Tangent Theatre Company and AboutFACE Ireland have made the final selections for their 5th NEWvember New Plays Festival -- a showcase of original plays by emerging playwrights to be held at the Carpenter Shop Theater, Tangent's 50-seat performance space in the center of Tivoli.

Tangent Theatre Announces 2015 NEWvember New Plays Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

Tangent Theatre Company and AboutFACE Ireland have made the final selections for their 5th NEWvember New Plays Festival -- a showcase of original plays by emerging playwrights to be held at the Carpenter Shop Theater, Tangent's 50-seat performance space in the center of Tivoli.

Paul Nugent & Anna Nugent to Lead THE MCGOWAN TRILOGY UK Transfer at Kino-Teatr
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 23, 2015

he cell's award-winning production of Seamus Scanlon's THE MCGOWAN TRILOGY will have its UK premiere as the opening play at the new Kino-Teatr in St Leonards-on-Sea in Sussex, opening July 9th for a strictly-limited engagement. NYC-based Irish actor Paul Nugent, who originated the lead role of dark, witty and troubled Irish revolutionary Victor M. McGowan, will return for the UK production, as will Anna Nugent, who won the Best Actress Award at the 2014 1st Irish Festival for her performance as Woman. Paul and Anna, who are married, play childhood sweethearts, now separated by violence. They will be joined in the cast by UK actors Brendan O'Rourke, Ciaran Flynn, Lisa Harmer and Patrick Knowles. Kira Simring, Artistic Director of the cell, who directed the original New York production and won Best Director at the 1st Irish Festival for it, will return to direct. Set design by Russell Baker. The UK premiere of THE MCGOWAN TRILOGY is a co-production between NYC's the cell (Nancy Manocherian, producer) and Kino-Teatr (Olga Mamonova, producer).

Canine Comedy THE BISCUIT CLUB Opens Tonight at the cell
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

the cell will present the World Premiere of THE BISCUIT CLUB, Marianne Driscoll's canine comedy inspired by The Breakfast Club. Directed by Kira Simring, the show opens tonight, April 9.

Canine Comedy THE BISCUIT CLUB Begins Tonight at the cell
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2015

the cell will present the World Premiere of THE BISCUIT CLUB, Marianne Driscoll's canine comedy inspired by The Breakfast Club. Directed by Kira Simring, previews begin tonight, April 4 with opening slated for Thursday, April 9.

Canine Comedy THE BISCUIT CLUB to Begin 4/4 at the cell
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

the cell will present the World Premiere of THE BISCUIT CLUB, Marianne Driscoll's canine comedy inspired by The Breakfast Club. Directed by Kira Simring, previews begin April 4 with opening slated for Thursday, April 9.

Nylon Fusion Theatre Company Announces Their Short Play Festival 'This Round's on Us'
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 28, 2015

Nylon Fusion Theatre Company announces their Short Play Festival "This Round's On Us" on February 20-21, featuring eleven new plays in two sets. Guest writers include Michael Puzzo and Don Nigro. Gotham's John Doman plays President McKinley in Nigro's new play Front Porch. Hosted by Lori Kee.

Over 300 Attend NEWvember New Plays Festival
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 14, 2014

The 4th Annual NEWvember New Plays Festival took place November 6th - 9th at the Carpenter Shop Theatre in the historic village of Tivoli in upstate New York. A co-production of Tangent Theatre Company and AboutFACE Ireland, over 300 patrons attended the festival and the Carpenter Shop broke its all time box record for a single performance at the Saturday evening reading of the play Strong Force by Shawna Casey.

Tangent Theatre Kicks Off 2014 NEWvember Festival Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Tangent Theatre Company, in co-production with AboutFACE Ireland, announce the selected plays to be featured in their 4th NEWvember New Plays Festival (today, Nov. 6-9) -- a showcase of original plays by promising playwrights to be read at the Carpenter Shop Theater, their 50-seat space in the center of Tivoli village.

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