Shakespeare Window at DSS

The Shakespeare Window

This beautiful stained glass window, the property of the Dublin Shakespeare Society(DSS) will be installed in the Teachers’ Club in the next few months. It was originally thought to have been a Harry Clarke window but it was later determined that it came from the “Harry Clarke School”. It was mounted in the wall of […]

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Rehearsed readings 2019 – 2020

The theme for our Rehearsed Reading this year is: “As You Like It” Relevant Dates for your diary Saturday August 31st   “Black Sunshine” written by Ray Murray. Directed by Valerie Greene. Saturday September 21st   “Birdhouse”, written by Padraig Denihan. Directed by Mary Conlon. November 17th    “Strongbow” written and directed by Brian Murray NIGHTLY AT 7:30PM No prior […]

The Cyrano Project

The Cyrano Project ~ Workshops

A series of three workshops that aim to introduce and develop actors to red nose clown, that will form the basis of the Shakes production of Cyrano  in the Autumn of 2019. The workshops will also be used to adapt some sections of the play and will form the basis for the selection of the […]

The Cyrano Project

The Cyrano Project ~ Auditions

A series of three workshops that aim to introduce and develop actors to red nose clown, that will form the basis of the Shakes production of Cyrano  in the Autumn of 2019. The workshops will also be used to adapt some sections of the play and will form the basis for the selection of the […]

DSS The Tempest

The Tempest

“Our revels now are ended. These our actors, As I foretold you, were all spirits and Are melted into air, into thin air: And, like the baseless fabric of this vision, The cloud-capp’d towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve And, like this insubstantial […]

Talk on The Tempest Themes

Talk on Themes of The Tempest

Dublin Shakespeare is delighted in having Jane Grogan (Associate Professor in English at UCD.) to present a general introduction to the Tempest, looking particularly at the themes been explored with our forthcoming production, directed by Paul Maher. The Talk will be held on Saturday23rd March at 7.30pm, Teachers Club, Room 6. Free Admission.    No […]

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 […]

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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 […]