Tag Archive | Brian Merriman

IDGTF 2018: 15th Dublin Gay Theatre Festival: Week Two

IDGTF 2018: 15th Dublin Gay Theatre Festival: Week Two

Having said farewell to a programme of shows that have entertained across the city for the past seven days, Week Two of the world’s largest Gay Theatre Festival opened last night. (See upcoming events below). Through a programme carefully curated from over 100 submissions from every corner of the globe, contemporary stories of LGBT life […]

IDGTF 2018: Party Boy – Free Play Reading 2:30pm Today, Sunday

IDGTF 2018: Party Boy – Free Play Reading 2:30pm Today, Sunday

Week One of the IDGTF 2018 transitions into Week Two, with a FREE reading of a new play ‘Party Boy‘ by Irish playwright and author, Brian Merriman. The reading of the play is being held in the Teacher’s Club (upstairs) 36 Parnell Square West, Dublin, today, Sunday 13th May, and is based on a true […]

IDGTF 2018: Programme Launch – 25 Plays for 25 Years of Decriminalisation

IDGTF 2018: Programme Launch – 25 Plays for 25 Years of Decriminalisation

IDGTF: 25 Plays for 25 Years of Decriminalisation The 15th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival launched its diverse programme online on Tuesday April 10th on http://www.gaytheatre.ie. “This is a special anniversary year for the LGBTI community in Ireland and the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival has assembled a top class programme of Irish and International […]

14th IDGTF 2017: Celebrating Our History and Facing Our Future Together

14th IDGTF 2017: Celebrating Our History and Facing Our Future Together

Contemporary stories of LGBT life in Ireland and abroad will be celebrated on Dublin City centre stages for two weeks opening May bank holiday. Reaching its 4000th performance this year, plays covering a range of topical issues; from being a gay Traveller boxing champion, to lesbian gangsters in East end London, and Mormon missionaries, are […]

Tonight! ‘Eirebrushed’ Fundraiser For USA Tour – Oscar’s Bar

Tonight! ‘Eirebrushed’ Fundraiser For USA Tour – Oscar’s Bar

Tonight (Wednesday) 8 pm, in Oscar’s Bar, Harding Street, beside Christchurch, Dublin, there will be music, comedy and food to send Eirebrushed to the USA. Free in, finger food, music from Flo Mc Sweeney and Mark Power, and comedy from John Kelly. Lots of gifts and bargain gig tickets for Vicar Street etc in the […]

2016 The year of our Heroes – For one night only ‘Eirebrushed’ at the Cork Arts Theatre

2016 The year of our Heroes – For one night only ‘Eirebrushed’ at the Cork Arts Theatre

2016: The year of our Heroes – For one night only, ‘Eirebrushed’ comes to the Cork Arts Theatre Eirebrushed, Brian Merriman’s 75 minute play on the lesbian and gay heroes of 1916, comes to the Cork Arts Centre, as part of Cork Pride, for one night only, on Tuesday July 26th at 7:30pm.

IDGTF: 2016 – The Year of Our Heroes – Thirteenth International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival

IDGTF: 2016 – The Year of Our Heroes – Thirteenth International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival

The world’s largest Gay Theatre Festival will commence this Sunday, as five venues across the city become home to the best gay theatre has to offer, celebrating a century of LGBT heroes. “1916 – Because Freedom is Personal” a free academic seminar detailing the forgotten role LGBT people and women played in 1916 kicks off […]