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Underneath

Stunning new play by Pat Kinevane, directed by Jim Culleton. Rich and vivid tale of a life lived in secret. Touring nationally and internationally in 2016.
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Invitation to a Journey

WORLD PREMIERE Inspired by Eileen Gray A co-production between CoisCéim Dance Theatre, Crash Ensemble, Fishamble: The New Play Company, and Galway International Arts Festival | 9-16 July 2016
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Current Productions

  • FORGOTTEN by Pat Kinevane
    FORGOTTEN by Pat Kinevane
    Forgotten is a solo piece of theatre which reveals the interconnecting stories of four elderly people, living in retirement homes and care facilities around Ireland, who range in age from 80 to 100 years old. 1943 was a curious year for this quartet – their lives have never been the...
  • INVITATION TO A JOURNEY
    INVITATION TO A JOURNEY
    INVITATION TO A JOURNEY | Inspired by Eileen Gray A co-production between CoisCéim Dance Theatre, Crash Ensemble, Fishamble: The New Play Company & Galway International Arts Festival WORLD PREMIERE Black Box Theatre, Galway 9-16 July, 2016 Tickets €18-€25 on sale now. We must ask nothing of artists but to be of their...
  • UNDERNEATH by Pat Kinevane
    UNDERNEATH by Pat Kinevane
    Sticks and stones didn’t break Her bones, but words and pointing crushed Her. Is Beauty really only skin deep? Does Ugliness hide somewhere deeper? Following the runaway international success of Forgotten and Silent, Fishamble premieres Pat Kinevane’s third solo play, Underneath, directed by Jim Culleton. This stunning new play is...

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Fishamble: The New Play Company Supports

Training, Development & Mentoring Schemes: As part of its commitment to developing new work for the theatre, Fishamble regularly presents workshops, discussions and seminars, as well as in-house and public readings of new work. Over the past decade, Fishamble has provided dramaturgical, training and mentoring support to many playwrights and other theatre artists.

"In order to keep vibrant, theatre requires constant transfusions of new plays. This life-providing role is fulfilled enthusiastically and with wonderful results by Fishamble. Without them, Irish theatre would be anaemic."
- Brian Friel

New Play Clinic

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Fishamble: The new Play Company is pleased to announce the launch of the New Play Clinic 2015; an ongoing initiative to support the dramaturgical development of new plays for production in Ireland.
 
The objective of the Clinic is to help maximise the potential of new plays which are scheduled for production through practical dramaturgical support.
 
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Show In A Bag

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Show in a Bag is an artist development initiative of Dublin Fringe Festival, Irish Theatre Institute and Fishamble: The New Play Company to resource theatre makers and actors.
 
Following the success of Show in a Bag over the past five years, the three organisations joined forces again this year to provide actors with their own tourable production.
 
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See the latest entries in the Fishamble Diaries

  • Mentoring Partnership with Belltable, Limerick
    Mentoring Partnership with Belltable, Limerick
    Fishamble values its many partnerships with venues throughout Ireland very highly.  It has always enjoyed collaborating with Belltable and Lime Tree Theatre in Limerick, touring productions there on a regular basis and, in 2014, working closely together to premiere Fishamble’s Underneath by Pat Kinevane as part of Limerick City of Culture....
  • Interlopers, Intervention, and International Impact - by Chris Andrae
    Interlopers, Intervention, and International Impact – by Chris Andrae
    As the ‘unofficial’ American representative (Assistant Director) for Fishamble’s Tiny Plays for Ireland and America, I had the thrilling task of exploring stories told by Irish playwrights (for an Irish audience) several years after their first production. Touting a word count double that of War & Peace, Fishamble has narrowed the...
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