16th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival (2019) Has Kicked Off!

The 16th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival has kicked off. Officially!

Book your tickets now, and see matinee shows (Saturday at 2.30pm and 4.00pm) at a discounted price!


Book Tickets Here

How to Get There
Click here for a list and map of venues and the Festival Clubs*
*Festival Clubs are announced before the start of each play, or ask a member of staff
Things to Keep in Mind
– Please arrive 10-15 mins before show start times as venues have free seating;
– You can buy tickets at the venues, but pre-booking online or via the Box Office in Street 66 is advised (esp. for Friday and Saturday shows);
– You only have one week to see the plays in week one, and then they’re gone!
Box Office FAQs
– Where can I buy my tickets?
You can buy your tickets via online Box Office here.
Alternatively, you can visit the Box Office in Street 66 (33 Parliament Street, Dublin 2) from Monday to Saturday, 12.00pm to 3.00pm.
– Can I buy my tickets at the venue?
Yes, you can buy your tickets at the venue, but they strongly advise you to buy them via one of the box offices, especially for Friday and Saturday shows. The front of house of all venues is run by wonderful volunteers. Before the start of each show, they will check pre-booked tickets. If you want to buy your tickets at the front of house, everyone has to wait longer.
– I have bought a ticket for the first show at a venue, but decided to stay for the second one. Can I still avail of the discounted Venue Ticket?
Yes, but they highly recommend you to pre-book Venue Tickets. They will give you a discount of € 5 – if you decide to buy a Venue Ticket after the end of the first show.
– Can I pay with card?
Unfortunately, only cash is accepted at front of house. You can pay with card online or at our Box Office in Street 66.
More questions?
Email boxoffice@gaytheatre.ie or check out FAQs page.

On Sunday 19 May, end of festival with Gala Awards Night.
The Gala Awards Night is the highlight of the Festival where they close the curtains on two packed weeks of theatre with a range of festival highlights, musical acts and the prestigious ‘Oscar’ Festival Awards.
A celebration of theatre, the creativity and talents of participants and the hard work of volunteers; it is not to be missed.
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