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 […]
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!
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!
The Shakes Autumn production will be Antony and Cleopatra to be directed by James M O’Connor. This will be James’ directorial debut for the Shakes and his production will be a first for the society as, according to our records, we have never staged it before! The first round of auditions for the production will be […]
Wonderful news to add to this thrilling production: There will be a post show discussion of ‘By the Bog of Cats…’ on Wednesday 14th June, facilitated by Louis Byrne. Our special guest Dr Emilie Pine, Lecturer/Assistant Professor, School Of English, Drama & Film, University College Dublin will comment on the production which will then lead in to a […]
The 2016/17 AGM was held in Room 7 in the Teachers’ Club on Thursday 13 October and was attended by about 25 members. Officer Reports Reports from the Secretary, Treasurer and Artistic Committee were read and passed. Election of committee All members of the 2015/6 committee were re-elected and will be joined in the coming […]
Due to popular demand there will now be a matinee performance of The Drac Project on Saturday 19th November at 3.30pm. Check out the details on our event page HERE
Following a two night performance at The Teacher’s Club, Dublin Shakespeare Society bring this original production to one of Dublin’s most atmospheric venues – 13 North Great George’s Street. This immersive theatrical performance is inspired by ‘Dracula’ the iconic novel by Bram Stoker. Dracula’s Guests have arrived. They enter […]
The Dublin Shakespeare Society AGM will be held in the Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square on Thursday 13th October at 8pm. The meeting will be followed by refreshments and a performance by Val O’Donnell and Seán O hEarcáin of songs by JL Molloy from ‘Just Some Songs at Twilight’. As annual membership of the society runs from […]
‘Dublin Shakespeare Society will present ‘Shakespeare 400 – Why we’re celebrating’ as part of the upcoming Ranelagh Arts Festival. This will be a talk by Paul Maher, illustrated by sonnets and acted scenes, speeches and songs from Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth, Cymbeline, King John, Othello and Macbeth. The event will take place in […]