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"Theatre Lovett, one of the most imaginative and indispensable companies at work today."
The Irish Times 

"Bravura touches"
The New York Times

"Tremendously entertaining"
The Guardian 

Theatre Lovett produce work for all ages. We  tour extensively both nationally and internationally: amongst others, New Victory Theater New York, The Sydney Opera House, Arts Centre Melbourne, Southbank Centre London, Traverse Theatre Edinburgh, The Kennedy Center Washington and The Wallis Annenberg Center Los Angeles. Our most recent production (2020) was Humperdinck's opera Hansel and Gretel in a co-produciton with Irish National Opera, Theatre Lovett and The Abbey Theatre. 
Muireann Ahern and Louis Lovett are Joint Artistic Director of the company and work closely with a family of associate artists who share our  ambition, spirit and love of play. We run a well established actor training course ‘Playing for your Audience’ at The Gate Theatre Dublin.  Our Teddy Talks is a series of advice clinics for artists and professionals focusing on theatre for young audiences.
We are proud to be supported by the Arts Council of Ireland and are grateful to Culture Ireland for the continued generous support of our international touring. Theatre Lovett's Agents for North America are  Holden & Arts Associates, Austin, TX 78765.

CURRENT: The Patient Woman as part of Irish National Opera 20 Shots of Opera

IN DEVELOPMENT: The Steadfast Tin Soldier (see under SHOWS)


RECENT: OPERA Premiered and toured our co-production with Irish National Opera and The Abbey Theatre of Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel in Spring 2020. 




"Easily the best family entertainment on stage right now."
The Irish Times

"The theatrical equivalent of going to bed on Christmas Eve."
The Sunday Times

"Bravura touches" 
The New York Times

"With true comic spirit, Theatre Lovett defies all age groupings to appeal to everybody."
The Irish Independent

[FRNKNSTN] "A gripping adaptation…eloquently written and staged."
The Guardian

"The Girl who Forgot to Sing Badly not only works, it wows."
The New York Post

"A rich rewarding symphony."
The Irish Times

"A theatrical treat. Striking, stunning, superbly sublime."
The Arts Review

"A Feast of Bones is a fantastically realised show."
The Irish Times

"Absolute magic."
The Melbourne Leader

"Riotously inventive."
The Scotsman

"Sparkling piece."
The Sunday Times

Judges Special Award nominee   
Irish Times Theatre Awards



The Arts Council

Proudly Supported By:

Dublin City Council RTE Supporting The Arts Rough Magic Irish Theatre Institute Culture Ireland Irish Rail