Waterford Dramatic Society

Waterford Dramatic Society is Waterford’s longest surviving group that is still producing plays today. Recently celebrating their 80th anniversary, they continue to present top quality drama work every year.

Vintage WDS Photos

I was delighted to get these photos during the week from the private collection of Denis McGrath scanned for us by Aidan McGrath. In these you’ll see some photos of the outside and inside of the old Theatre Club that used to be on Henrietta St.; colloquially known at the time as “number 10”. The group outside were heading off to London …

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1989 – A Few Pictures from ‘The Wind In The Branches Of The Sassafras’ – WDS

Here are a handful of photos from the 1989 WDS production of ‘The Wind In The Branches..’ featuring Denny Corcoran amongst others. The link for the gallery is – Gallery – The Wind In The Branches Of The Sassafras If you’re interested you can also read the show programme for the same show – 1989 – The Wind In The …

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2007 – The House of Bernarda Alba – WDS – Show Programme.

A programme from Waterford Dramatic Society today – from their 2007 production of ‘The House of Bernarda Alba’ staged in Garter Lane. Click below to peruse. 2007 – The House of Bernarda Alba – Show Programme

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1988 – Taking Steps – Show Programme – WDS

From 1988 this is the show programme from WDS’s production of ‘Taking Steps’. Click below to read more. 1988 – Taking Steps – Show Programme

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1988 – The Laugh And The Summer Wine – Show Programme – WDS

Here is the show programme for the 1988 production of ‘The Laugh and the Summer Wine’ from WDS. Click below to read on… 1988 – The Laugh And The Summer Wine – Show Programme

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1989 – The Factory Girls – Show Programme – WDS

Here is the 1989 Show Programme from WDS’s production of ‘The Factory Girls’. Click below to read. 1989 – The Factory Girls – Show Programme

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1989 – The Wind In The Branches Of The Sassafras – WDS – Show Programme

Here is the 1989 show programme for the WDS production of ‘The Wind In The Branches Of The Sassafras” 1989 – The Wind In The Branches Of The Sassafras – Show Programme

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1995 – The Passing Of Morgan Carey – Show Programme – WDS

Here is the show programme from the 1995 production of WDS’s ‘The Passing Of Morgan Carey’. It is also the souvenir programme for their 60th birthday. Click below to have a read. 1995 – The Passing Of Morgan Carey – Show Programme

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1990 – Drama At Inish – Waterford Dramatic Society – Show Programme

Here is the programme from the Waterford Dramatic Society’s 1990 production of ‘Drama At Inish’. Click below to view. 1990 – Drama At Innis – Show Programme.

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The Gods Are Angry Miss Kerr – WDS – 1998 – Show Programme

Here is the show programme from Jim Nolans ‘The Gods Are Angry’, produced in 1998 by Waterford Dramatic Society. 1998 – The Gods Are Angry Miss Kerr – Show Programme

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1996 – Stags and Hens – WDS – Show Programme

Here is the show programme from the 1996 WDS production of ‘Stags and Hens’. Click below to have a look. 1996 – Stags And Hens – Show Programme

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1966 – WDS – Ten Little Niggers Show Programme

One wonders if this play would even be performed today in the age of political correctness that we currently live in – but it is a real play written by none other then Agatha Christie – quite a pedigree. It was produced in 1966 by the Waterford Dramatic Society. Here is the show programme for your pleasure! Added to the …

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1964 – ‘The Poker Session’ – The Waterford Dramatic Society

Today we’re rolling back 53 years to November of 1964 and WDS were presenting ‘The Poker Session’ by Hugh Leonard. As you can see from the attached newspaper clipping it was billed ‘For Adults Only’ as WDS became one of the first amateur groups to perform the play by kind permission of the author himself! Attached here is a show …

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