This Forum Theatre event comprised two short pieces devised over six weekly workshops with Shakes members. Forum Theater, one of the major techniques within Theatre of the Oppressed, allows spectators to collaborate in the experience by becoming ‘spect-actors’ (the audiences who participate in the actual performance). Through a moderator (Joker) and a group of actively […]
As part of the Shake it Up! program we present a selection of sketches, poems and performance using techniques and themes associated with Samuel Beckett. Cast Peter Prior, Eoin O’Séaghdha, Dáithí O Broin Edward Clinton, Brigid Sweeney, Anne McManus, Noelle Timmons, Aoife Kelly, Deaglan Page, Aiden Judd, Geraldine Maguire Directors Geraldine Maguire and Dermot Corrigan […]
Auditions to take place August 10th Overview of the play: DEARBHLA ekes out a living writing copy for a mothers and babies magazine. She also blogs about her single life, including her own decision never to have children. Meanwhile, she and her UK editor TOBY have been carrying on an affair. Her mother BRID is […]
The Shakes Red Nose Clowns make a journey through Shakespeares Forest, using anything they can along the way!
Writers: Suzanne Walshe, Padraig Denihan and Ray Murray Directed by Valerie Greene Auditions August 3rd at 7pm Performance: Saturday 22nd October Characters: 3 Female (30 – 70’s Age) Male TBA If interested in auditioning, please contact Valerie Greene at email@example.com or 086 8837138 Synopsis The Irish aristocrat Violet Gibson, 5-foot-1 with long […]
DEARBHLA ekes out a living writing copy for a mothers and babies magazine. She also blogs about her single life, including her own decision never to have children.Meanwhile, she and her UK editor TOBY have been carrying on an affair.Her mother BRID is anxious about her but has a bit of a knack for making things worse not better.After bumping into JASON, an old – now married – acquaintance, Dearbhla re-examines her attitudes via her blog.Now, with a high-profile baby products trade fair to attend, will she finally find a way to confront her demons?
A musical celebration of
New York City
Its diversity, people and places, old and new,
Its beauty and its dark side.
The Irish aristocrat Violet Gibson, 5-foot-1 with long greying hair, at fifty was an unlikely assassin. On April 7, 1926 she shot Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. She was the only would be assassin to actually hit the great man, grazing his nose with her bullet. Nobody knows if Gibson acted alone. Her ultimate fate is hauntingly sad. Together the director, writers and actors will explore the character of Violet through a synergetic process culminating in performance presenting Violet through the different stages of her life. The Debutante. The Assassin. The Madwoman. Underscored by a soundtrack which unveils her state of mind.
Auditions~ Comedy of Errors. This comedy is one of Shakespeare’s earlier works.
A farcical romp, its humour is based largely on cases of mistaken identity and the resulting confusion which follows.
An ensemble piece, its main characters are a set of twins, both named Antipholus and their servants, both named Dromio, also twins.
Many years previously, Egeon and his wife Adriana were travelling by boat, when they became separated from each other during a storm. The play sees Egeon in search of his long-lost family.
Dublin Shakespeare Society seeks actors for forthcoming production of The COMEDY of ERRORS Actors 25-40 years of age required to play male roles. Production dates 15 th – 20 th May 2023. Auditions will take place shortly in The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square, Dublin 1 Rehearsals to commence in the coming weeks. Further information […]