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 […]

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 […]