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 […]

Dublin Shakespeare Society Table Quiz

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 […]

Instrumentalists Required

Instrumentalists Required

Competent, experienced instrumentalists (bass, keyboards, percussion) required for “house band” for  The Capulets and The Montagues, our upcoming Spring Production. (See details HERE) Ideally, you should be able to read music or play by ear to a high standard. If interested, please  submit brief musical CV to Eileen Sheridan  elizsheridan@gmail. com and you will be contacted re […]

The Year Ahead

 AUDITIONS for Spring Production. Paul Maher will be directing his own translation of ‘The Capulets and Montagues or Romeo and Juliet: The Comedy’ (Working Title) in Spring 2018. Auditions to be held in January 2018, actual dates will be confirmed shortly. Up to 22 roles and actors of all ages are required.  The production will […]

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Final Audition Call

Just back from your holidays???? Thought you had missed the auditions??? There will be a final night of auditions for Antony and Cleopatra on Monday 4th Sept from 7pm. If you’d like to audition, please prepare a short (no longer than two minutes) monologue of your choice. A Shakespeare piece is desirable but not required. […]

Comedy Mash Up News

Exciting News – Comedy Mash Up

AS PART OF THE SHAKESPEARE SOCIETY REHEARSED READING PROGRAMME YOU ARE NOW INVITED FOR SUBMISSIONS/SELECTIONS for A Comedy Mash Up A Collection of comedy pieces Directed by Valerie Greene Performance date:  Saturday, September 23rd 2017 Submissions: Comedy pieces can include found text, text from your own pen, brash storytelling, lively physicality, weird as hell acoustic […]

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AGM 2017

This year’s AGM will be on Thursday 19th October. As usual, we hope to have a short piece of entertainment on the night immediately following the meeting – more details to follow closer to the time. Please mark the date in your diaries!

Extra Rehearsed Reading

In addition to the schedule of rehearsed reading already published, we have a surprise extra reading, details to follow, but keep August 26th free to come and be entertained!