Dublin Shakespeare Society Voice Workshop

Voice Workshop

Dublin Shakes has a unique opportunity to run a weekend Voice Workshop on SaturdayMarch 2nd & Sunda March 3rd and will be presented by Kevin Crawford. (Founding member of the Roy Hart Theatre company, whose ground-breaking influence on contemporary Voice-work for theatre is internationally recognized. Kevin was a full-time member of faculty at the School […]

Cole Porter Evening

No doubt you are all looking forward to an evening of Cole Porter music and song which will be directed by Dermot Corrigan and will take place in Room 4 of the Teachers Club at 7.30pm on Sat 16th Feb 2019 and again on the following Sat 23rd at 7.30pm. Please note that Sat 16th […]

Patrick kavanagh Dublin Shakespeare Society

A Special Tribute to Patrick Kavanagh

All Shakes Members and Friends, What Joyce did for Dublin, Patrick Kavanagh’s poetry did for the strong grey soil of Monaghan, revealing the unsentimental truth of rural Irish Life and the mystic claims land makes upon the heart. A special  evening of to commemorate the work of that great poet Patrick Kavanagh will take place […]

Club Malfi Featured

Club Malfi

Have you ever walked into a bar and seen these signs that say, “You don’t have to be mad to work here but it helps” and then you’re greeted by the dullest, mind-numbingly boring bar staff? Here in Club Malfi madness is an essential requirement. “Whether we fall by ambition, blood or lust, Like diamonds […]

The Beguiled Rehearsed Reading

The Beguiled Rehearsed Reading

This classic Southern gothic story details a wounded yankee soldier in the American civil war, who takes refuge in a ladies boarding school. The girls immediately fall under the spell of this charming stranger. But soon his presence unleashes something dark and dangerous in all of them.  ‘The Beguiled’ adapted by Ben Shockley from the novel by Thomas Cullinan. Directed by Hilary […]

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 […]

The Weaver’s Grave

The first of the rehearsed readings for the 2018-2019 season is The Weaver’s Grave by Seumas O’Kelly adapted by Micheal O hAodha directed by Breege Fahy The cast MEEHAUL LYNSKY, an old Nailer, played by Philip Gleeson. CAHIR BOWES, an old stonebreaker, played by Dáithí O Broin. THE WIDOW, played by Mary Conlon. 1st GRAVEDIGGER, […]

Auditions for Dublin Shakespeare Society Autumn production

Autumn Production 2018 Auditions

The  Autumn Production will be: ‘THE MALFI’ THE DUCHESS OF MALFI REDUX (Loosely based on the tragedy        ‘The Duchess of Malfi’ by John Webster) Club ‘Malfi’ is hiring. You don’t have to be crazy but it helps! Set sometime in the not too distant past, in the run down, late night MALFI […]

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 […]

Capulets and Montagues

The Capulets and Montagues

Paul Maher will be directing his own translation of ‘The Capulet’s and Montague’s or Romeo and Juliet: The Comedy’. The play will be staged in the Hall of Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square from 18 to 21 April this year in a cabaret style production with live music and dance. This production is particularly exciting because •   […]