Theatre Upstairs



    Lanigan's Bar, 10-11 Eden Quay, Dublin 1, Co. Dublin




    +353 (0)85 772 7375

  • Artistic Director

    Karl Shiels

  • Managing Director

    Laura Honan

  • Associate Director

    Katie McCann

  • Readers Group Coordinator

    Gerard Adlum

  • Readers Group Coordinator

    Sarah Finlay

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  • Programming Policy

    An independent theatre, dedicated to seeking out the exhilarating contemporary voices, the best new plays and the artistry of both established and emerging companies throughout Ireland.

  • Resident Company


Play Title Playwright
It's a Wonderful Life Gary Duggan Philip Van Doren Stern
Based on Van Doren Stern's 1945 short story "The Greatest Gift" which inspired the 1946 film, It's a Wonderful Life.
Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mister Hyde Jeda de Brí Finbarr Doyle Robert Louis Stevenson
Adaptation of the 1886 novella, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
The Gift of the Magi Gemma Doorly O. Henry
A re-imagining of O. Henry's 1906 short story "The Gift of the Magi".
The Little Match Girl Katie McCann Hans Christian Andersen
A re-imagining of the classic tale.
Zelda Eddie Naughton Zelda Fitzgerald
A new play based on the life and writings of Zelda Fitzgerald.