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DMDS presents ‘From the Page to the Stage’

Our next event will be a concert entitled ‘From the Page to the Stage’ which will feature a collection of smash hits from Musicals, all of which are based on books and plays. The evening will include pieces from Les Miserables, Oliver, West Side Story, Phantom of the Opera, Man of La Mancha, Children of Eden and others. It will include choral pieces from our award-winning choir, and also many solos and duets. Our choir has won two major competitions within the last year and we look forward to entertaining you.

The concert will take place in the dlr Lexicon Theatre, Dún Laoghaire, from Tuesday 28th March to Saturday 1 st April at 8pm nightly. The theatre is located on the lower level of the new Dún Laoghaire Public library. Tickets are €15 and are available from info@dmds.ie or 086-3246032.

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Carols by Candlelight | Saturday 17th December

We are really looking forward to “Carols by Candlelight” which will be held in the Dun Laoghaire Methodist Church on Northumberland Ave, at 7.30pm on Saturday 17th December.

The evening will comprise a mix of seasonal songs, carols, and readings. It will be followed by a seasonal reception in the church hall.

We would especially encourage our long-standing members and friends to join us, and meet our current members. This has been such a wonderful Society for so many people, and we would like to mark this at this event.

We can also jointly celebrate our recent competition win at the International North Wales Choral Festival in Llandudno!

Tickets €10
Book now – email info@dmds.ie or call 086 324 6032

(A limited number of tickets will be available at the door on the night)

We are off to Llandudno!

ShipDMDS  are entered in the North Wales International Choral Festival in Llandudno in November. This is the first time DMDS has entered in an international competition,  although we have an excellent record in domestic competition.  The ferry, the coach to Llandudno from Holyhead, and the hotel are all booked, and some 40 members are travelling.  We are one of 3 Irish choirs competing at the Festival.

More details on the Festival are at www.northwaleschoralfestival.com.  Our rehearsals for the Choral Festival commence on Tuesday 13th September and we will have a new members introductory night on Tuesday 6th September.   If you are interested to join us, please email info@dmds.ie.

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Some Enchanted Music | DMDS Concert

Dun Laoghaire Musical and Dramatic Society (DMDS) will present a concert of their favourite pieces in the dlr LexIcon Theatre, Dún Laoghaire from Wed 30th March to Saturday 2nd April at 8pm nightly. The concert, entitled ‘Some Enchanted Music’, will include a mix of choral and individual numbers from a wide variety of musical genres ranging from Disney classic movie tunes to favourites from Rogers and Hammerstein musicals.

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The Society have been entertaining south Dublin since the 1960s and have won many awards for their performances in Musicals, concerts and competitions and also for the performance of its choir. DMDS performances regularly feature in ‘Best in Ireland’ nominations and awards from the Association of Irish Musical Societies (A.I.M.S.). In particular, the Society has won the ‘Frank Cullinane’ Trophy for Best Choral Group in 8 of the past 10 years at the AIMS Choral Festival, including most recently in 2015. The Society has also regularly won the Ballyclare Rosebowl trophy for the best Cameo performance (i.e. presentation of a scene from a musical) at the same festival. They are also regularly invited to perform at local cultural events.

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The Wiz is Just Weeks Away!

Dún Laoghaire Musical & Dramatic Society presents “The Wiz” in the Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire

Tuesday 3rd – Saturday 7th March @ 8pm nightly
Saturday 7th March Matinée @ 2pm
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Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets are now on sale from the Pavilion Theatre for our show in March!

Do you know someone who’d like to find a pair in their stocking this ‪#‎Christmas‬?

Keep Calm On The Yellow Brick Road

The decision is in… we have a cast for The Wiz!

A huge thanks goes to everyone who auditioned. It was really great to see so much interest from new and existing members. Our Production Team members were very impressed with the high levels of talent, so well done! More info

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Auditions for ‘The Wiz’ – MEMBERS ONLY

We’re delighted to have secured the rights to stage ‘The Wiz’ in early March, and the production team have some fantastic plans brewing!

Auditions for The Wiz will be held on Thurs 9th October in the Methodist Hall (for DMDS members only), with possible callbacks on Monday 20th October if required. Please read the character profiles for the main parts which were emailed to members – in addition there are some smaller cameo parts which will be allocated later in rehearsals.

If you are interested in auditioning, please email info@dmds.ie stating which part(s) you would like to audition for and we will send you out the script and music pieces. As in previous years, we will allocate you a time slot on the night of the auditions so that you won’t have to hang around all night!

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Russell Smith Appointed as Musical Director

russell-smithRussell Smith has been appointed as Musical Director for our 2013 performance of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’.   In addition to his role as Musical Director,  Russell has many other theatrical skills including Actor, Composer, Tutor,  Accompanist and Singer/Songwriter.  Russell also has strong family connections with DMDS as his father,  Colin Smith,  and sisters Sharon and Samantha have played many roles in our performances, while his mother Yvonne designed the sets for many of our shows.  Colin was also director of ‘Fiddler’ when it was last performed by the society in 1990.  He won ‘Best Director’ from AIMS for this show.

Further information on Russell is here