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!

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 […]

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Entertaining Mr. Orton

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

By the Bog of Cats

Under licence from The Agency London, Dublin Shakespeare Society proudly present this amateur production of By the Bog of Cats Marina Carr Directed by Geraldine Maguire Download A4 Poster Cast The scorn of Hester Swayne, a woman abandoned once and discarded later, threatens a whole community as she awaits her mother’s return to the Bog […]

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 […]