Guna Nua

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Gúna Nua Theatre Company is an independent theatre production company based in Dublin, Ireland. The company has a strong commitment to devising and producing new Irish writing as well as presenting radical interpretations of classic plays. Founded in 1998 by Paul Meade and David Parnell,[1] Gúna Nua has received numerous awards and nominations and is now firmly established on the Irish theatre landscape.

Gúna Nua Theatre is grant-aided in Ireland by the Arts Council and by Dublin City Council.[2]

Production History[edit]

Gúna Nua World Premieres[edit]

  • Chicane
  • Meltdown by Paul Meade (co-production with axis:Ballymun) – Presented at axis:Ballymun and Project Arts Centre as part of Absolut Fringe, 2009. Also presented at Civic Theatre Tallaght.
  • Little Gem by Elaine Murphy (co-production with Civic Theatre) – Winner Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award, Winner BBC/Stewart Parker Award, Winner Fishamble New Writing Award and Best Female Performer Award (entire cast as ensemble), 2008.
  • Unravelling the Ribbon by Mary Kelly and Maureen White (co-production with Plan B Productions). Presented in association with Action Breast Cancer, proudly sponsored by Avon Breast Cancer Crusade. Project Cube 2007.
  • Trousers by Paul Meade and David Parnell (co-production with Civic Theatre Tallaght
  • Thesis by Gerry Dukes, Paul Meade and David Parnell (co-production with Civic Theatre)
  • Skin Deep by Paul Meade - Stewart Parker award for Best New Play and nominated for two Irish Times/ESB theatre awards. Project Arts Centre 2003.
  • Taste by David Parnell Andrew’s Lane 2002.
  • Scenes From a Water Cooler by Paul Meade and David Parnell – Winner, Dublin Fringe Awards, Best Production and Best Actor (David Pearse).
  • Four Storeys by David Parnell. Project@themint 1998.

Gúna Nua Irish Premieres[edit]

Gúna Nua Classic Presentations[edit]


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