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.

Auditions for She Stoops to Conquer

She Stoops to Conquer – Auditions

Auditions for the Rehearsed Reading of ‘She Stoops to Conquer’ by Oliver Goldsmith, directed by Emma Hurley, will take place on Wednesday 13th December at 7pm in The Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square. Performance of the reading will be on Saturday 27th January at 7:30pm in The Teachers’ Club. If you are interested in auditioning, please […]

Historical Context – Antony and Cleopatra

Geraldine Fitzgerald will deliver a talk to members on the historical background to Antony and Cleopatra, followed by a Question and Answer Session and refreshments. This is part of the society’s ongoing literary programme. The talk promises to be extremely interesting and will be an excellent precursor to the forthcoming production of the play.

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 […]

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AGM 2017

This year’s AGM will be on Thursday 19th October. As usual, we hope to have a short piece of entertainment on the night immediately following the meeting – more details to follow closer to the time. Please mark the date in your diaries!

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!