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 •   […]

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 […]

An Evening with Dylan

SOLD OUT   A celebration of over 50 years of music from Nobel laureate Bob Dylan, From Mr Tambourine to Adele’s Feel My Love, Dublin Shakespeare Society sing a collection of hits and lesser known gems from Bob’s extensive repertoire. The musical career of this complex character chronicles his personal life and the world he […]

Instrumentalists Required

Instrumentalists Required

Competent, experienced instrumentalists (bass, keyboards, percussion) required for “house band” for  The Capulets and The Montagues, our upcoming Spring Production. (See details HERE) Ideally, you should be able to read music or play by ear to a high standard. If interested, please  submit brief musical CV to Eileen Sheridan  elizsheridan@gmail. com and you will be contacted re […]

She Stoops to Conquer

She Stoops to Conquer

When Marlow mistakes Kate’s house for an inn and treats her father like and inn-keeper, things are not going to go smoothly for him. With her brother causing mischief, her father insulted and her mother plotting a marriage nobody wants, it’s no wonder Kate has to stoop to conquer. She Stoops to Conquer combines elements of […]

Castle Rackrent

Pronounced by W.B. Yeats to be “one of the most inspired chronicles written in English”, a Rehearsed Reading of Castle Rackrent by Maria Edgeworth, a version adapted and directed by Róisín Mee.