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March 2018

Table Quiz

9th March 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square West
Dublin, Dublin D01 T6V6 Ireland
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€10
Dublin Shakespeare Society Table Quiz

The story goes that a Dublin theatre proprietor by the name of Richard Daly made a bet that he could, within forty-eight hours, make a nonsense word known throughout the city, and that the public would supply a meaning for it. After a performance one evening, he gave his staff cards with the word 'quiz' written on them, and told them to write the word on walls around the city. The next day the strange word was the talk of the town, and within…

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April 2018

The Capulets and Montagues

18th April 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 21st April 2018 @ 7:30 pm
The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square West
Dublin, Dublin D01 T6V6 Ireland
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Capulets and Montagues

Paul Maher will be directing his own translation of ‘The Capulet’s and Montague’s or Romeo and Juliet: The Comedy’. The play will be staged in the Hall of Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square from 18 to 21 April this year in a cabaret style production with live music and dance. This production is particularly exciting because •   Lope de Vega (1564-1635) is Spain’s foremost playwright and a contemporary of Shakespeare.  Though virtually unknown in the English speaking world he is hugely respected…

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May 2018

The Weaver’s Grave

26th May 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square West
Dublin, Dublin D01 T6V6 Ireland
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The first of the rehearsed readings for the 2018-2019 season is The Weaver's Grave by Seumas O'Kelly adapted by Micheal O hAodha directed by Breege Fahy The cast MEEHAUL LYNSKY, an old Nailer, played by Philip Gleeson. CAHIR BOWES, an old stonebreaker, played by Dáithí O Broin. THE WIDOW, played by Mary Conlon. 1st GRAVEDIGGER, played by Martin O'Connor. 2nd GRAVEDIGGER, played by Andrew Dancey. MALACHI ROOHAN, a very old Cooper, played by Michael Sharp. NAN ROOHAN, his daughter, played…

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September 2018

Table Quiz

14th September 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square West
Dublin, Dublin D01 T6V6 Ireland
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€10
Dublin Shakespeare Society Table Quiz

The story goes that a Dublin theatre proprietor by the name of Richard Daly made a bet that he could, within forty-eight hours, make a nonsense word known throughout the city, and that the public would supply a meaning for it. After a performance one evening, he gave his staff cards with the word 'quiz' written on them, and told them to write the word on walls around the city. The next day the strange word was the talk of the town, and within…

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The Beguiled Rehearsed Reading

29th September 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square West
Dublin, Dublin D01 T6V6 Ireland
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The Beguiled Rehearsed Reading

This classic Southern gothic story details a wounded yankee soldier in the American civil war, who takes refuge in a ladies boarding school. The girls immediately fall under the spell of this charming stranger. But soon his presence unleashes something dark and dangerous in all of them.  'The Beguiled' adapted by Ben Shockley from the novel by Thomas Cullinan. Directed by Hilary Boyle and produced by Nessa Power.  Cast include Paul Mc Corry, Nessa Power, Ann Hogan, Julianna Gonzales, Roisin Mee, Noelle Timmons, Aisling O Leary, Abril…

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October 2018

Club Malfi

30th October 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 3rd November 2018 @ 7:30 pm
The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square West
Dublin, Dublin D01 T6V6 Ireland
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€17
Club Malfi Featured

Have you ever walked into a bar and seen these signs that say, “You don’t have to be mad to work here but it helps” and then you're greeted by the dullest, mind-numbingly boring bar staff? Here in Club Malfi madness is an essential requirement. "Whether we fall by ambition, blood or lust, Like diamonds we are cut with our own dust” Directed by Valerie Greene and written collaboratively by several society members. Inspired by John Webster’s The Duchess of…

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November 2018

A Special Tribute to Patrick Kavanagh

17th November 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square West
Dublin, Dublin D01 T6V6 Ireland
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Patrick kavanagh Dublin Shakespeare Society

All Shakes Members and Friends, What Joyce did for Dublin, Patrick Kavanagh’s poetry did for the strong grey soil of Monaghan, revealing the unsentimental truth of rural Irish Life and the mystic claims land makes upon the heart. A special  evening of to commemorate the work of that great poet Patrick Kavanagh will take place in the Teachers’ Club, Room 4, on the night of  Saturday, 17th November, at 7.30 p.m Patrick Kavanagh died on 30th November 1967, so, while…

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February 2019

Cole Porter Evening

February 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square West
Dublin, Dublin D01 T6V6 Ireland
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No doubt you are all looking forward to an evening of Cole Porter music and song which will be directed by Dermot Corrigan and will take place in Room 4 of the Teachers Club at 7.30pm on Sat 16th Feb 2019 and again on the following Sat 23rd at 7.30pm. Please note that Sat 16th Feb is completely booked out! A few tickets remain for Sat 23rd Feb - book now on 085 8432881 to avoid disappointment!

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March 2019

Voice Workshop

March 2 @ 10:00 am - March 3 @ 5:00 pm
The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square West
Dublin, Dublin D01 T6V6 Ireland
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€80
Dublin Shakespeare Society Voice Workshop

Dublin Shakes has a unique opportunity to run a weekend Voice Workshop on SaturdayMarch 2nd & Sunda March 3rd and will be presented by Kevin Crawford. (Founding member of the Roy Hart Theatre company, whose ground-breaking influence on contemporary Voice-work for theatre is internationally recognized. Kevin was a full-time member of faculty at the School of Drama, Trinity College, on the Professional Actor Training program. In Ireland he taught and collaborated with a large number of theatre, dance and musical…

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Table Quiz March 2019

March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square West
Dublin, Dublin D01 T6V6 Ireland
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€10
Dublin Shakespeare Society Table Quiz
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Talk on Themes of The Tempest

March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square West
Dublin, Dublin D01 T6V6 Ireland
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Free
Talk on The Tempest Themes

Dublin Shakespeare is delighted in having Jane Grogan (Associate Professor in English at UCD.) to present a general introduction to the Tempest, looking particularly at the themes been explored with our forthcoming production, directed by Paul Maher. The Talk will be held on Saturday23rd March at 7.30pm, Teachers Club, Room 6. Free Admission.    No reserved seating. Duration of talk will be 45 minutes and follow up with a Q&A session. Jane is the author of two monographs -one on…

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April 2019

The Tempest

April 10 @ 7:30 pm - April 13 @ 7:30 pm
The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square West
Dublin, Dublin D01 T6V6 Ireland
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€17
DSS The Tempest

http://www.dublinshakespearesociety.ie/video/Tempest%20Promo%202%20010419.mp4 “Our revels now are ended. These our actors, As I foretold you, were all spirits and Are melted into air, into thin air: And, like the baseless fabric of this vision, The cloud-capp’d towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve And, like this insubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind. We are such stuff As dreams are made on, and our little life Is rounded with a…

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