Past Productions

30
Jan

Protected: A Series of One Acts 1984

Date: Monday 30/1/84

Venue: Dublin Shakespeare Studio

Two weeks of productions, headliners are Lovers (Winners), A Day in the Mind of Titch Oldfield, The Living Hell, Sing to me Through Open Windows, and Audition.

01
Jul

Protected: A Series of One Acts 1983

Date: Friday 1/7/83

Venue: 23 Upper Gardiner Street

Death of Bessie Smith, Laughlines, and Chamber Music headline this series of one acts.

06
Jul

Protected: A Series of One Acts 1982

Date: Tuesday 6/7/82

Venue:

Headline productions for this festival are This Property is Condemned, The Do-It-Yourself Frankenstein Outfit, Potatoes, and Alberts Bridge

10
Jan

Protected: A Series of One Acts 1981

Date: Saturday 10/1/81

Venue: The Studio, Dublin

The series of one acts for 1981 are headlined by Something Unspoken, The Proposal, and A Revue

05
Apr

Protected: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date: Tuesday 5/4/83

Venue: Project Arts Centre

The classic tale of love and comedy by William Shakespeare given new life by the young crew of Dublin Youth Theatre.

23
Feb

Protected: 1992

Date: Thursday 23/2/89

Venue: Project Arts Centre

1992 is a thriller, specially written for the group by Gerard Stembridge, who also directs.

 

30
Jul

The Windstealers

Date: Friday 30/7/21

Venue: Belgrave Square Park, Rathmines

Dublin Youth Theatre’s annual Big Show returns as A Play in the Park, live outdoor performances in Belgrave Square Park, Rathmines with the support of Fair in the Square and the Rathmines Initiative.

12
Jun

Night in a Cell

Date: Saturday 12/6/21

Venue: online

Join us for Cruinniú na nÓg for a free showcase performance of DYT member Harry Lawlor’s Night in a Cell, directed by Casey Hallahan. It will be performed as part of Creative Ireland’s Cruinniú na nÓg programme on Saturday 12 June at 8pm.

09
Apr

Debut One Act Festival 2021- Rehearsed Readings

Date: Friday 9/4/21

Venue: online

An evening of rehearsed readings from 5 plays written by DYT members as part of the Writers’ Group, performed by First Year DYT members.

04
Mar

Members’ One Act Festival 2020

Date: Thursday 4/3/21

Venue: online

Celebrate I Heart Youth Theatre Day with DYT and watch 3 short films filmed at axis:Ballymun in December 2020.

The Quaranscene Series

Venue: Online

DYT members have been making short films of pieces they’ve written together during the coronacoaster. It’s a series they’ve called Quaranscene and we’ve been streaming on instagram and sharing among the members over zoom. They’ve organised the whole shebang themselves and we love what they’ve done. 

View all the Quaranscenes here now.

12
Aug

ZOONOSIS [zoo – uh – no – sis]

Date: Wednesday 12/8/20

Venue: online

an online bedroom pop-opera about lifeforms in lockdown.

by Cal Folger Day
directed by Tom Creed

NOW ON GENERAL RELEASE: www.zoonosis.ie

Pets love a pandemic (mostly). Dogs never get to have their humans at home with them so much. Maybe the cats are secretly wishing everyone would go back to work. But our intersections with other animals and plants are not so simple. ZOONOSIS takes a sideways look at how the pandemic has impacted our fellow species on earth…

13
Jun

Debut One Act Festival 2020, part II – DIPPED

Date: Saturday 13/6/20

Venue:

“DIPPED”, by Dan Drumm – a radio play

Having come to Dublin for university, the chaotic nightlife of her city friends is unfamiliar to country girl Grace. She soon is faced with the hedonism of her eclectic group of city friends through the course of one eventful night on the town…

 

06
Jun

Debut One Act Festival 2020 Part I – REMOTE

Date: Saturday 6/6/20

Venue: online

REMOTE – a play produced for the DYT Debut One Act Festival 2020, by DYT members and Director Ruth Lehane. Devised, rehearsed and performed remotely using ZOOM.

“Strange times.  Here we all are, stuck apart, but with a desperate need to communicate.  If only we knew what to say to each other…” 

 

15
Jan

DYT Writers’ Group Reading 2020

Date: Wednesday 15/1/20

Venue: 18 Montague Lane

Join us for a reading of scenes from the plays written in DYT’s Writers’ Group 2019-2020.

 

26
Nov

Members’ One Act Festival 2019

Date: Tuesday 26/11/19

Venue: Theatre@36, 36 Parnell Square West, Rotunda, Dublin 1

Join us for our annual Members One Act Festival, otherwise known as MOAF. At each performance you will see 3 new plays written, directed and performed by current DYT members.

02
Oct

The Sleepwalkers

Date: Wednesday 2/10/19

Venue: axis: Ballymun

The Sleepwalkers is an original theatre project co-produced by Dublin Youth Theatre and Pan Pan. After a successful run in the Samuel Beckett Theatre in July, it will be remounted as part of Dublin Theatre Festival 2019 in axis: Ballymun.

22
Jul

The Sleepwalkers

Date: Monday 22/7/19

Venue: Samuel Beckett Theatre

“When I was young I used to sleepwalk, who am I kidding I still do”

The Sleepwalkers is an original theatre project co-produced by Dublin Youth Theatre and Pan Pan.

24
Apr

DYT Writers’ Group Reading

Date: Wednesday 24/4/19

Venue: Fringe Lab, Sycamore St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

Join us for a reading of scenes from the plays written in DYT’s Writers’ Group 2018-19.

Playwright Michelle Read worked with 7 members of DYT from October to write their own one act plays.

16
Apr

First Year One Act Festival 2019

Date: Tuesday 16/4/19

Venue: Theatre@36, Teachers' Club, Parnell Sq, Dublin 1

An evening of 3 plays performed by First Year DYT members.

DYT presents our annual First Year One Act Festival – otherwise known as FYOAF- an evening of 3 one act plays performed by our newest members at the Teachers’ Club from 16 to 20 April.

13
Nov

Members’ One Act Festival 2018

Date: Tuesday 13/11/18

Time: Preview: 13 November 2018 @ 19:30 Matinee: 17 November 2018 @ 15:00 Dates: 14-17 November 2018 @ 19:30

Venue: Theatre@36, Teachers’ Club, Parnell Sq. Dublin 1

Join us for our annual Members One Act Festival, otherwise known as MOAF. At each performance you will see 3 new plays written, directed and performed by current DYT members.

14
Aug

The Comedy of Errors

Date: Tuesday 14/8/18

Venue: Boys' School, Smock Alley Theatre

 

In a strange city where everyone watches everyone else, strangers are never welcome. Two young visitors arrive in the city unaware that their long-lost twins already live there. But really, what’s the worst that could happen?

27
Mar

First Year One Act Festival 2018

Date: Tuesday 27/3/18

Time: 19:30:00

Venue: Theatre@36, Teachers' Club, Parnell Sq West

An evening of 3 plays performed by First Year DYT members.

DYT presents our annual First Year One Act Festival (FYOAF), an evening of 3 one-act plays performed by our newest members at the Teachers Club from 27th-31st March.

11
Jan

Dublin Youth Theatre Writers’ Group Staged Reading

Date: Thursday 11/1/18

Time: 19:00:00

Venue: Irish Writers Centre

Join us for a reading of one of DYT’s Writers’ Group’s plays at the Irish Writers Centre

The Dublin Youth Theatre Playwright-in-Residence is one of the Irish Writers Centre’s Community Writer-in-Residence schemes.

16
Dec

DYT at Forty: A Portrait Series of Alumni

Date: Saturday 16/12/17

Time: 19:00:00

Venue:

Photographer and DYTer Aoife Herrity presents portraits of DYT alumni, staff and members as part of DYT’s 40th anniversary celebrations.

26
Oct

this is a room…

Date: Thursday 26/10/17

Time: 30 Sept - 1 Oct 14:45

Venue: The Cube, Project Arts Centre

Dublin Youth Theatre is proud to present this year’s Big Show as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival 2017.

14
Jun

Members One Act Festival 2017 @ Teachers Club

Date: Friday 14/6/19

Time: 26 Aug 14:30

Venue: Teachers Club

Join us for our annual Members One Act Festival!

MOAF will run in Theatre@36 at the Teachers’ Club on Parnell Square from 22-26 August 2017.

14
Jun

DYT@40 A Gala Retrospective

Date: Friday 14/6/19

Time: 7.30pm

Venue:

DYT presents a look back at the last 40 Years

A retrospective look back at the work of Dublin Youth Theatre since its foundation in 1977.

18
Apr

First Year One Act Festival 2017

Date: Tuesday 18/4/17

Time: 2.30pm 7.30pm

Venue: Teachers Club

FYOAF 2107 April 18-22, Teachers Club Parnell Square DYT presents 3 performances from new members at the Teachers Club April 18-22.

14
Jun

Members One Act Festival 2016

Date: Friday 14/6/19

Time: 7.30pm

Venue:

DYT presents MOAF 2016, 4 new plays by DYT members

DYT are delighted to present the annual Members One Act Festival 2016, which will run from 1st – 5th of November nightly at 7.30pm, with a special matinee for YT members on Saturday the 5th – special offer on tickets (€5). Performances will take place in The Teachers Club, 36 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1

29
Mar

First Year One Act Festival 2016

Date: Tuesday 29/3/16

Time: 8.00pm

Venue: Teachers Club Parnell Square

DYT presents 3 performances from new members at the Teachers Club March 29-April 2.

25
Aug

Members One Act Festival 2015

Date: Tuesday 25/8/15

Venue:

DYT presents the annual Members One Act Festival 2015

We are delighted to present the annual Members One Act Festival 2015, which will run from Aug 25-29 nightly at 7.30pm in Theatre@36, the Teachers Club, 36 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1.