Auditions for the Rehearsed Reading of ‘She Stoops to Conquer’ by Oliver Goldsmith, directed by Emma Hurley, will take place on Wednesday 13th December at 7pm in The Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square. Performance of the reading will be on Saturday 27th January at 7:30pm in The Teachers’ Club. If you are interested in auditioning, please […]
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 […]
Our Autumn Production Antony and Cleopatra Directed by James O’Connor and Presented by The Dublin Shakespeare Society, this epic production takes on one of Shakespeare’s greatest- and often overlooked- tragedies. With tales of love, war, and betrayal, we take a look at this historic conflict through the eyes of the soldiers and soothsayers, politicians and […]
Geraldine Fitzgerald will deliver a talk to members on the historical background to Antony and Cleopatra, followed by a Question and Answer Session and refreshments. This is part of the society’s ongoing literary programme. The talk promises to be extremely interesting and will be an excellent precursor to the forthcoming production of the play.
God of Carnage (originally in French Le Dieu du carnage) is a play by Yasmina Reza. It is about two sets of parents, one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park, who meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. However, as the evening goes on, the parents become increasingly childish, resulting in the […]
It’s a mash up….jokes, haikus, songs, satire, sketches, poems and monologues. Come along and enjoy an evening of helter skelter fun! Featuring a cast of 17 : Dermot Byrne, Paul McCorry, James Shannon, Jackie Corrigan, Dermot Corrigan, Mary Dermody, Martin O’Connor, Mary Conlon, Conor Lynch, Ray Murray, Maureen Collender, Peter Richardson, Neil McCourt, Mark Mckenna, […]
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!