Gaiety School of Acting
Shakespeare in Schools – HAMLET

Shakespeare in Schools – HAMLET


Shakespeare in Schools returns with the 2023 Leaving Cert Play, Hamlet.

If you prefer to book a large group and pay a deposit, please call 016799277 or email educate@gaietyschool.com



The GSA has been providing quality theatrical experiences for Leaving Certificate students since 2012. This production gives your students the opportunity to understand and appreciate Shakespeare as it is meant to be – Live on stage. This years programme will tour to Clasac Theatre in Clontarf, Smock Alley Theatre in Temple Bar and Dean Crowe Theatre in Athlone.

Performance Times 9.30 am + 1.00 pm Daily

Student tickets are €18 with all teachers’ tickets complimentary. Included in the ticket price is the following:

  • Traditional Production of Hamlet (1.5 Hours).

  • “Pre Show” Introduction – introducing the audience to the theatre, hints for how to get the most out of the production and tips on what to look out for in the performance ( 10 Minutes)

  • “Post Show” workshop (approx 45 minutes) with a chance to engage with the cast about questions on the Leaving Cert, including relationships, characters and themes.

  • An in-depth Student Workbook with information on General Vision and Viewpoint, Social Settings, Characters and Theatrical information.

  • Pre show video for your students which will introduce them to the play, its literary genre, the cultural context and our cast.

  • Post Show video of key scenes


Clasac Theatre, Clontarf, Dublin

10th – 13th + 16th – 20th October

Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin

23rd – 27th October

Dean Crowe Theatre, Athlone

7th – 10th November

Get in touch with our education team on educate@gaietyschool.com for more details!

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