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 […]



Cyrano de Bergerac is in possession of a cadet-position in the French Army, a poet’s soul and a very, very large nose. He is also in love with Roxane, but believes himself too ugly to be loved by her in turn. When the handsome but unpoetic new cadet Christian de Neuvillette himself falls for the […]

DSS Hamlet Auditions

Auditions ~ Hamlet

Auditions will be held for the Shakes forthcoming production of Hamlet. Auditions will be held in The Teachers’ Club on Monday 18th November Wednesday 20th November and Thursday 28th November all at 8pm Performance to take place from Thursday 21st may 2020 to Thursday 28th May 2020 including matinee on Saturday 23rd may, performance Sunday 24th […]

DSS Nannie's Night Out

Auditions ~ Nannie’s Night Out

NANNIE’S NIGHT OUT A comedy in one act. Summary: It is just 2 years after the establishment of the Free State. Nannie, out of jail, intends to have a good night on the streets of her impoverished, north inner city Dublin. Meanwhile various people are surreptitiously seeking a free place to live. Others are hoping […]

New Auditions – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Dublin Shakespeare Society – Zoom performance of ” A Midsummers Night Dream” To be performed as 2 episodes on two separate evenings, dates for performance to be confirmed during rehearsal period, but one episode end of May and the other in June. Auditions to determine individual zoom capability as well as performance suitability, to be […]

Two Plays by Chekov

Dublin Shakespeare Society will present two short one act radio plays by Chekhov at 7.30pm, Saturday 27 April. In “Smoking is bad for you”, the hen-pecked Ivan Ivanovich Nyukin has been persuaded to deliver a public lecture by his wife. He doesn’t manage to stay on the topic… Nyukin is played by Padraig Denihan In […]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Episode 1

Dublin Shakespeare Society – Zoom performance of ” A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Episode 1  Wednesday 9th June 2021 (Episode 2 Wednesday 23rd June 2021) Co – Directors George Carroll & Brendan O’Daly   Cast Bottom Padraig Denihan Demetrius/Fairy Barry O’Connor Egeus Peter Prior Helena/Snug Niamh O’Brien Rihannon Hermia Niamh Delaney Hippolyta/Fairy Brigid Sweeney Lysander/Fairy Kevin […]