IDGTF 2018: Monday Matinees Today!

IDGTF 2018 has begun! Monday Matinees Today!


The IDGTF 2018  week 1 programme starts today, Bank Holiday Monday, with €10 matinees from 2:30pm and evening shows from 7:30pm.

In a year of LGBT anniversaries in Ireland, they will explore the past – from literary icons – including Oscar Wilde – to homophobia, and the secrets of the Irish Catholic Church.
They compare the past to modern LGBT life now – gay dating, coming-out, bi-visibility etc.

Today, Bank Holiday Monday €10 Matinees from 2:30pm
The IDGTF week 1 programme kicks off today, Monday, with a range of €10 matinee performances at 2:30pm and 4pm.
Be inspired, moved, and entertained with stories from around the world, all for amazing value!
The Drowning Room – a family gather to remember the victim of a ‘gay bashing’.  But unexpected events lead to dark secrets being revealed.  A powerful drama with a twist.
3 Lies About Brooklyn – shipped as a baby by Irish nuns to Brooklyn in the 1950’s, John Farrell tells his extraordinary true story of search for his true identity and sexuality.
Let Me Look At You – a 50-something gay man shares his misadventures in this comedy drama from the UK.
Breda’s Way – lesbian comic, Breda Larkin, investigates ‘the moving statues’ of Summer 1985 in a humorous exploration of gender, faith and life in Ireland.
Blue Island ’99 – an extraordinary multi-media coming out story from Taiwan. Do you choose your family & tradition or embrace who you truly are?
Writers in the Stars – Oscar Wilde, Shakespeare and Mary Shelley debate ‘who is the greatest’ in heaven.  A comedy drama with LGBT twists!
Men’s Shorts – 3 short comedy plays – gay dating, wedding mishaps and a “straight” mate with a secret!
SMASHES – an award-winning comedy about bi visibility past & present – coming out, making out & getting inspiration from a past feminist heroine.
Beloved Sinner – relive Oscar Wilde’s last days in Paris in this captivating piece.

Join the IDGTF 2018 in Street 66, Parliament Street for bookings, Festival merchandise and information:
  • Pop in from 12-3pm Mon-Sat (closed Bank Holiday Monday)
  • Phone: 00353 89 219 6898


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