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 Beguiled Rehearsed Reading

Auditions for The Beguiled

Auditions for upcoming rehearsed reading ‘The Beguiled’ adapted by Ben Shockley from the novel by Thomas Cullinan, will take place on Thursday 23rd August at 7.30pm in the Teachers Club. There will be one rehearsal per week through September and the reading will take place on Saturday 29th September. The reading will be directed by Hilary Boyle and produced by Nessa Power. This classic […]

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 […]

Closer Rehearsed Reading

Auditions Patrick Marber’s “Closer”

June Rehearsed Reading, directed by Jim Martini Auditions for rehearsed reading of Patrick Marber’s “Closer” will be held in the Teachers’ Club on Tuesday, 8th May @ 8 o’clock. Jim says: “As you might expect, it is a tale of sex, infidelity and partner swapping. To join in the fun, I will need a young […]

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 •   […]