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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!

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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 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 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

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Our 2013 show is Fiddler on the Roof

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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.

  • Director: Colin Hughes
  • Musical Director: Russell Smith
  • Choreographer: Deirdre Nolan


Tevye:     Paul Laycock

Golde:   Marian Holden

Tzeitel:   Gillian Hopper

Hodel:   Joanne Keeling

Chava:   Elaine Coyle

Motel:   Mark Keegan

Fyedka:   Eoin Salley

Perchik:   Alec Ward

Rabbi:   Derek Scott

Lazar Wolfe:   Tom Fitzgerald

Constable:   Jim Ryan

Yente:   Sue Crawford

Fruma S:   Jenn Dalton

Further information on the show is available at


Ticket Prices: €20.

Booking directly to the Pavilion at Ph. (01)2312929, or on-line at

Dates: Monday 18th to Saturday 23rd March

Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire


DMDS to present the Drowsy Chaperone at the Pavilion Theatre

Drowsy_WhatsOn_largeDMDS 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


  • Tickets: €20.
  • Concessions: €18 (for OAPs and Students on Tues. and Matinee only)
  • 10% concession also for groups of 10+.

Booking directly to the Pavilion at Ph.  (01)2312929 ,  or book on-line at

Dates:  Tuesday 17th to Saturday 21st April

Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire

Calling Ex-members

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

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50th Birthday Concert

Concert Logo 2010DMDS 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.