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August 2019

Glenmalure Hill Walk and Performance

18th August 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barravore car park, Cullentragh Park, Co. Wicklow A67 A265 Ireland + Google Map
€15

The Dublin Shakespeare Society is holding a fundraising hill-walk followed by a rehearsed reading of JM Synge’s ‘In the Shadow of the Glen’ in Glenmalure on Sunday 18th of August (weather permitting). The walk, to be led by Louis O’Byrne, will start at 12.00 noon and last approximately one hour.  It will include part of the historical Miner’s Path and involve some uphill walking along forest paths suitable for most walkers.  The starting point will be the Barravore car park…

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October 2019

Cyrano

29th October 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 2nd November 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Theatre@36, The Teachers Club
36 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1 D01 T6V6 Ireland
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€18
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Cyrano de Bergerac is in possession of a cadet-position in the French Army, a poet’s soul and a very, very large nose. He is also in love with Roxane, but believes himself too ugly to be loved by her in turn. When the handsome but unpoetic new cadet Christian de Neuvillette himself falls for the beautiful Roxane, he asks Cyrano to help him win her heart … Ticket line 085 843 2881 Dublin Shakespeare Society take pleasure in offering a…

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November 2019

Rehearsed Reading ~ Strongbow

23rd November 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square West
Dublin, Dublin D01 T6V6 Ireland
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€5

This is a rehearsed reading of an original film script written by Brian Murray andset during the Norman invasion of Ireland. Auditions between 6pm and 9pm in Teachers Club on Wednesday 16th October. Performance on Saturday 23rd November. There'll be maximum 4 rehearsals. If you're interested but can't make the audition, just email Brian amd he'll work something out.  brian_murray35(at)hotmail.com De Clare, Richard, Earl of Pembroke and Strigul, surnamed Strongbow, was born about 1130. He succeeded his father in his…

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January 2020

Nannie’s Night Out

18th January 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square West
Dublin, Dublin D01 T6V6 Ireland
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€5
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NANNIE’S NIGHT OUT A comedy in one act. by Sean O'Casey It is just 2 years after the establishment of the Free State. Nannie, out of jail, intends to have a good night on the streets of her impoverished, north inner city Dublin. Meanwhile various people are surreptitiously seeking a free place to live. Others are hoping to cadge some money or even chance a bit of thieving/shop lifting. But, as always with O’Casey, there is more to it all…

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February 2020

Rehearsed Reading~Mothers Day and Significant Loss

29th February 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square West
Dublin, Dublin D01 T6V6 Ireland
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€7
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Rehearsed Reading Season 2019/20 Auditions for Mothers Day and Significant Loss Written by: Sarah Fahy Director: Breege Fahy Mother's Day A mother with Alzheimer's. A documentary of her life. A family bond. Three lives unwind. Mother's Day is a short play written by Sarah Fahy. It won Best Script at The Clairemorris Fringe Festival 2019, where it was staged for the first time. It is set in Ireland in 1999/2000. The play explores the lives of three women, Peggy a…

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March 2020

Table Quiz March 2020

20th March 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square West
Dublin, Dublin D01 T6V6 Ireland
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€10

Friday 20th March 2020 4 people per team €10 per person  

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July 2020

The Great American Songbook

16th July 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual Performance, Online - Check back please for the Zoom link
Virtual Event - Zoom platform, Ireland
Free

We are delighted to present another musical evening, this time presenting classic American Songs from the mid 20th century made popular by artists such as Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole and many more. The show is directed by Declan Corcoran and Dermot Corrigan, and features many familiar Shakes faces from previous musical sessions. We hope you will join us for what promises to be an evening of great entertainment.

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November 2020

As You Like It – Episode 1

19th November 2020 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Virtual Performance, Online - Check back please for the Zoom link
Virtual Event - Zoom platform, Ireland
Free

A very rough edited version of 'As you like it' on Zoom Dates for your diary Episode 1 Thur 19thNov – Audience (Door) Zoom open 7.30 (Zoom Door close 8.00) Episode 2 Thur 3rd Dec – Audience (Door) Zoom open 7.30 (Zoom Door close 8.00 Both Performances start at 8.00 ( Approx 1 hour duration each). Booking required at info@ dublinshakespearesociety.ie Due to the constraints of the "Zoom" meeting platform there is a limited number of people who can view…

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December 2020

As You Like It – Episode 2

3rd December 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Virtual Performance, Online - Check back please for the Zoom link
Virtual Event - Zoom platform, Ireland
Free

A very rough edited version of 'As you like it' on Zoom Date for your diary Episode 2 Thur 3rd Dec – Audience (Door) Zoom open 7.30 (Zoom Door close 8.00 Both Performances start at 8.00 ( Approx 1 hour duration each). Booking required at info@ dublinshakespearesociety.ie Due to the constraints of the "Zoom" meeting platform there is a limited number of people who can view the show. The first 35 bookings secure an entry. Remember, and in line with…

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Today’s a Holiday

12th December 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Virtual Performance, Online - Check back please for the Zoom link
Virtual Event - Zoom platform, Ireland
Free

A group of residents seize control of the roof of their apartment block in 1950s Madrid. It’s a national holiday and they are at leisure to enjoy the freedom of the open air, normally denied them by their caretaker. Over the course of the day, and in the freedom of the open air, they reveal their hopes and dreams of breaking free from the poverty which defines their lives…. This intensely human drama by the foremost playwright of late 20th…

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January 2021

The Bear and Swan Song

January 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Virtual Performance, Online - Check back please for the Zoom link
Virtual Event - Zoom platform, Ireland
Free

Dublin Shakespeare Society is proud to present, online, two short comedy plays for radio by Anton Chekhov. <!----> The Bear translated by Michael Frayn When Yelena Popova, a reclusive young widow, receives a visit from the irascible Grigory Smirnov demanding payment of her late husband's debts, the two find themselves at a difficult impasse… Cast Tom O’Brien Brigid Sweeney Tim Casey   Swan Song   After a benefit night in his honour Valisy Svetlovidov, an old actor, wakes up to…

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March 2021

An Evening of Rhyme and Play

March 27 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual Performance, Online - Check back please for the Zoom link
Virtual Event - Zoom platform, Ireland
Free

An evening of poetry along with a sprinkling of drama, all penned by Irish women writers, presented via Zoom. Rhyme (Poetry): We have selected a range of poetry from Irish women poets that you may like to explore and find one that resonates in your heart. Play (Drama): While the evening will present mostly poetry, we include some drama presentations only, in mono and dialogue form. Produced and Directed by Mary Dowling Mary Howard Zoom facilitator Anne McManus The programme…

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