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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]