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 […]

The Year Ahead

 AUDITIONS for Spring Production. Paul Maher will be directing his own translation of ‘The Capulets and Montagues or Romeo and Juliet: The Comedy’ (Working Title) in Spring 2018. Auditions to be held in January 2018, actual dates will be confirmed shortly. Up to 22 roles and actors of all ages are required.  The production will […]

Antony and Cleopatra

Our Autumn Production Antony and Cleopatra Directed by James O’Connor and Presented by The Dublin Shakespeare Society, this epic production takes on one of Shakespeare’s greatest- and often overlooked- tragedies. With tales of love, war, and betrayal, we take a look at this historic conflict through the eyes of the soldiers and soothsayers, politicians and […]

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Final Audition Call

Just back from your holidays???? Thought you had missed the auditions??? There will be a final night of auditions for Antony and Cleopatra on Monday 4th Sept from 7pm. If you’d like to audition, please prepare a short (no longer than two minutes) monologue of your choice. A Shakespeare piece is desirable but not required. […]

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!

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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 […]

DSS Autumn Production

Shakes Autumn Production

The Shakes Autumn production will be Antony and Cleopatra to be directed by James M O’Connor. This will be James’ directorial debut for the Shakes and his production will be a first for the society as, according to our records, we have never staged it before! The first round of auditions for the production will be […]

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 […]

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Entertaining Mr. Orton

Auditions for the next Rehearsed Reading  “Entertaining Mr. Orton” directed by Jim Martini will be held in the Teachers’ Club at 7.00 on Wednesday, 24th May. The Reading will take place on 24 June.

Staging McGahern 2017

We are proud to present, under licence with ‘The Agency (London) Ltd., a production which dramatises two of McGahern’s short stories. The experience of loss and yearning forms the core of both of these plays staged in the Theatre@36 in the Teachers Club, Dublin. ‘A Slip Up’ concerns a couple who have given up their […]