The Year Ahead

 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 […]

God of Carnage

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 […]

Comedy Mash Up

Comedy Mash Up

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, […]

Comedy Mash Up News

Exciting News – Comedy Mash Up

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 […]

Extra Rehearsed Reading

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!

Coming soon from Dublin Shakespeare Society

Planned Events

Major Autumn Production Auditions for the Shakes Autumn production of Antony and Cleopatra to be directed by James M. O’Connor have commenced and a rehearsal schedule will soon be drawn up.    The show will run from 13th November for one week and it is expected that rehearsals will commence in September And there are rehearsed readings […]

DDS Orton Jim Martini

Entertaining Mr. Orton

Please note: SEATING IS UNRESERVED Please attend early to ensure you are admitted. No late admissions.

Monday Night in a Country Town

Monday Night in a Country Town

The theme for the Rehearsed Readings this year is: DIRECTOR’S CHOICE COMEDIES and the season kicks off with Tom O’Brien’s “Monday Night in a Country Town” Monday Night In A Country Town is a moving parody of Oirish rural drama. When the neighbour’s husband dies, Old Mikey decides it’s high time that his son took […]

Dr Emilie Pine Special Guest

Bog of Cats – Special Guest

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 […]

Joe Orton @ Dublin Shakespeare

Entertaining Mr. Orton

Auditions for the next Rehearsed Reading  “Entertaining Mr. Orton” directed by Jim Martini will be held in the Teachers’ Club at 7.00 on Wednesday, 24th May. The Reading will take place on 24 June.