DSS Nannie's Night Out

Auditions ~ Nannie’s Night Out

NANNIE’S NIGHT OUT A comedy in one act. Summary: 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 […]

DSS Hamlet Auditions

Auditions ~ Hamlet

Auditions will be held for the Shakes forthcoming production of Hamlet. Auditions will be held in The Teachers’ Club on Monday 18th November Wednesday 20th November and Thursday 28th November all at 8pm Performance to take place from Thursday 21st may 2020 to Thursday 28th May 2020 including matinee on Saturday 23rd may, performance Sunday 24th […]

Strongbow ~ Auditions

Auditions will be held soon for our November Reading “Strongbow”. 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 […]

Shakespeare Window at DSS

The Shakespeare Window

This beautiful stained glass window, the property of the Dublin Shakespeare Society(DSS) will be installed in the Teachers’ Club in the next few months. It was originally thought to have been a Harry Clarke window but it was later determined that it came from the “Harry Clarke School”. It was mounted in the wall of […]

Rehearsed Reading ITSoTG

In the Shadow of the Glen ~ Auditions

Paul Maher is looking for actors for a rehearsed, site specific reading of ‘In the Shadow of the Glen’ by John Millington Synge at Glenmalure Youth Hostel on Sunday 18 August. The actors required are Young men x2 Older man Young woman. Glenmalure Hostel is believed to be the site of the cottage in which the action […]

Rehearsed-Readings-2019-2020

Rehearsed readings 2019 – 2020

The theme for our Rehearsed Reading this year is: “As You Like It” Relevant Dates for your diary Saturday August 31st   “Black Sunshine” written by Ray Murray. Directed by Valerie Greene. Saturday September 21st   “Birdhouse”, written by Padraig Denihan. Directed by Mary Conlon. November 23rd    “Strongbow” written and directed by Brian Murray NIGHTLY AT 7:30PM No […]

The Cyrano Project

The Cyrano Project ~ Auditions

A series of three workshops that aim to introduce and develop actors to red nose clown, that will form the basis of the Shakes production of Cyrano  in the Autumn of 2019. The workshops will also be used to adapt some sections of the play and will form the basis for the selection of the […]

THE LAST DAYS OF OSCAR WILDE

This is a new one-man show based on the last days of Oscar Wilde in Paris. Seated at a small table outside a French café he explains to the audience what it was that led to his downfall. Very much alone he still clings to his great sense of humour and brilliant wit, telling his […]

The Weaver’s Grave

Auditions for a rehearsed reading of “The Weaver’s Grave” adapted by Micheál Ó hAodha from the short story by Seumas O’Kelly, and directed by Breege Fahy, will be held next Wednesday 25th April @ 7.30pm in The Teachers’ Club. The performance of the reading will take place on Saturday 26th May. If you are interested […]