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
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 email@example.com 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!
Russell 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.
Dun Laoghaire Musical and Dramatic Society will present Fiddler on the Roof at the Pavilion Theatre from Monday 18th March to Saturday 23rd March 2013. This show has enduring popularity with unforgettable songs such as ‘If I were a Rich Man’ and ‘Matchmaker’. It won nine Tony awards and there is the memorable film adaptation. This presentation will be in the hands of DMDS whose award-winning cast look forward to leading you through this much loved show.
DMDS will present the Drowsy Chaperone at the Pavilion Theatre from Tuesday 17th to Saturday 21st April 2012. It will be the Dublin premiere of a hilarious, heart-warming love-story described as a ‘musical within a comedy’.
The US production was an instant sensation on its début on Broadway in 2006, winning 5 Tony Awards. It is based around musical theatre in the Jazz age, and the fans who love it. This presentation of the highly successful show will be in the hands of DMDS whose award-winning cast look forward to leading you through the twists and turns of this hilarious plot.
Director: Pat McElwain
Musical Director: Dermot O’Callaghan
Choreographer: Deirdre Nolan
Concessions: €18 (for OAPs and Students on Tues. and Matinee only)
DMDS Proudly Present “AROUND THE WORLD IN FIFTY YEARS” Friday 26th and Saturday 27th November 2010.
DMDS is calling on all members Past and Present to take part in a two night concert celebration to mark 50 years of presenting some of the best musical entertainment in the Dun Laoghaire area. See attached document for full details or email firstname.lastname@example.org
DMDS will this year celebrate its 50th year of performance. You can see our full history here. To celebrate, we will run a Birthday Celebration Concert on November 26 and 27th in the Pavilion Theatre and hope that we can re-unite all those who have been involved with DMDS over the years. Full details will be posted here as they become available.