No Drama Theatre are a Dublin-based amateur theatre group. We run a weekly drama workshop in Synge st. CBS. Our workshops are open to new members throughout the year. We also hold two productions a year, and several other events throughout the year. Find out more here
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The Cast of The Chalk Garden

We are delighted to announce that The Chalk Garden has now been cast.
Rehearsals have begun and we are looking forward to putting on a great show in November.
The cast is:

Ms. Madrigal – Louise Dunne
Laurel – Caoimhe Cooke
Ms. St. Maugham – Tríona Keane
Olivia – Elaine Reynolds
Maitland – Adam Walsh
Judge – Robert Byrne
Nurse – Fiona Monahan
2nd applicant – Deirdre O’Shea
3rd applicant – Tamryn Reinecke

No Drama’s next production is…

The Chalk Garden by Enid Bagnold.

We are delighted to announce that The Chalk Garden will take to the stage of the Sean O’Casey Theatre on the week starting the 24th of November with Dan McCormack as Director and Johnny Shortall as Assistant Director. Daniel O’Brien will act as Producer with Kieron Connolly taking the reins as Production Manager.

Auditions will be held at Synge Street CBS, Synge Street, Dublin 8, on the following dates:

• Thursday, 11th September, 7pm.
• Sunday, 14th September, 3pm.

There are some truly challenging roles for women and men in this production and we hope to see as many as possible at our auditions.

We would ask that all those interested please let us know by either sending us a message on Facebook or by emailing Please also indicate which audition you will be attending.
If you don’t get time to send an email, or if you end up making a last minute decision to attend, don’t worry! The audition doors will be open to all.

Texts will be provided at the audition. You won’t need to learn off the provided text, merely familiarise yourself with it. We want to see your understanding of the text and the tonal changes of the character in the given scene through your performance. Furthermore, good luck and enjoy it!

More details about the story and characters of The Chalk Garden can be found by following this link.

Workshops restarting

We’re back!

No Drama returns from our summer break with our regular workshops starting up again on Tuesday at 7pm in Synge Street CBS.


No Drama will hold its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 8th of July in Synge Street CBS at 7pm.

This a chance for our members to find out what happens behind the scenes and also air any issues or ask the Committee any questions.

Because of the AGM (and our Summer break) there will be no workshop next Tuesday (or any Tuesday until the end of August).


Inspired by the great people behind Rope and the Playground?
Ready to throw it down on the stage with your mad theatre skills?

Summer Shindig is happening on the 12th of July and places are filling up, for more info or to book your play on stage contact at shindignodrama at gmail dot com.

The Playground Showcase

After wrapping our production of Rope yesterday, we are moving quickly on to our next show, the very first Playground Showcase which will be held in Synge Street CBS at 8pm on Monday 26th of May (tomorrow). It is free in and all are welcome.

For more information see the facebook event page.

Rope Tickets Now On Sale

Poster for Rope

We are delighted to announce that tickets are now on sale for our production of Patrick Hamilton’s Rope. The play will run at 8pm in the Player’s Theatre in Trinity College Dublin on 21-24 May.

Tickets can be purchased here: Rope.

Also we have now completed the promo for the play. Take a look here:Rope Promo.

The Cast of Rope

We are delighted to announce that Rope has now been cast.
Rehearsals have begun and we are looking forward to putting on a great show in 10 weeks time.

And the cast is:

  • Brandon – Greg Freegrove
  • Granillo – Nikhil Dubey
  • Rupert – Dan McCormack
  • Leila – Tamryn Reinecke
  • Raglan – Conor Taaffe
  • Sir Johnstone – John Fox
  • Mrs Debenham – Tríona Keane
  • Sabot – Adam Walsh


We would like to announce that our next production will be “Rope” by Patrick Hamilton.

This production will take place in the Player’s Theatre in Trinity College over the week starting the 19th of May with Cathal O’Donovan as Director and Declan Ryan as Assistant Director.

To register your interest in auditioning and get the Audition pack send a note to the director by emailing with the subject line “Audition Interest”. Auditions are likely to take place on Tuesday 25th Feb and Sunday 2nd March. Please state your preference for which day you would like to audition.

Production roles are also available, to register your interest please send a note to the Production Manager, Daniel O’Brien, by sending an email to with the Subject line :”Production Interest”. Presently we are interested in filling the roles of Stage Manager and Set Designer as a matter of priority but applications for all other roles are welcome.

Watch this space for more details!

No Drama Summer Production

Hi all,

Workshops have been back for a couple of weeks now so it’s time to turn our attentions to the summer production in may. Dates are TBC, but we are assembling our team now. Dave McGowan (aka yours truly) will be producing the Play.
To that end we are looking for submissions for

– Director*
– Asst. Director
– Production Manager

*previous experience required.

If you are interested please let us know at, ideally with a few short notes on any experience you have.

For any Enquiries about the production you can email us at the same address ( feel free to register your interest for crew roles,auditions or just to volunteer).

Once we have the production team heads together we will quickly move to auditions. Watch this space.