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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 DC and The Wallis Annenberg Center in Los Angeles. We have presented and co-produced work with The Abbey Theatre, The Gate Theatre, Irish National Opera and The National Concert Hall.  We tour extensively to venues across Ireland.

Theatre Lovett's co-production with The Gate Theatre, The Tin Soldier, won the 'Best Soundscape' award and it was nominated for the 'Best Movement' award at the Irish Times Theatre Awards 2022.

In 2020, Theatre Lovett co-produced, with the Irish National Opera and The Abbey Theatre, Humperdinck’s opera Hansel and Gretel, which received theBest opera - overall theatrical experience Award at The Irish Times Theatre Awards 2020/2021.

In 2017, Theatre Lovett were nominated for an Irish Times Theatre Judges Special Award for 'the inventiveness of their work'.

Muireann Ahern and Louis Lovett are Artistic Directors of the company and work closely with a family of associate artists who share their ambition, spirit and love of play.

Theatre Lovett have been running the well established performance training course ‘Playing for your Audience’ for over a decade and also offer Teddy Talks, a series of advice clinics for artists and professionals focusing on theatre for all ages.

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.



"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

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

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

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

"Absolute magic."
The Melbourne Leader

"Riotously inventive."
The Scotsman

"Nothing on stage is left to chance."
The Arts Review

"Pure theatrical magic."
Irish Independent

"Sends the audience into the night enchanted."
The Sunday Independent

"A treat for both the eyes and ears."
The Business Post

"A theatrical joy. This is accomplished, grown up theatre for adults and children alike."
Edinburgh Guide


The Arts Council

Proudly Supported By:

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