Welcome to the Dublin Shakespeare Society’s website in 2021 our 113th year. In this year we continue to mark works of the great man himself and we have as usual, an exciting and varied programme of events planned.

News Roundup


Two Plays by Chekhov

Dublin Shakespeare Society will present two short one act radio plays by Chekhov at 7.30pm, Saturday 27 April, Zoom details available from info@dublinshakespearesociety.ie.

Smoking is Bad for You and The Proposal

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 “The Proposal”, Ivan Vassilevitch Lomov visits his neighbour Stepan Stepanovitch Chubukov with the intention of proposing marriage to his daughter Natalya. The event doesn’t turn out to be as romantic as might be expected.


Chubukov: Steve Curran

Lomov: Fionn Murray O’Halpin

Natalya: Julianna Gonzalez

Director: Paul Maher
Sound Design and Production: Liam Borgström
Production Manager: Eileen Sheridan

Dublin Shakespeare Society – Zoom performance of
” A Midsummers Night Dream”

Rehearsals are now underway.

Co – Directors George Carroll & Brendan O’Daly.

“We would like to add it is our intended aim to present this classic Shakespeare play in similar fashion to the recent zoom performance of “As You Like It” and to further extend technical and performance learning for all involved.”

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