Tag Archive | Brian Merriman

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 […]

LISTEN: Brian Merriman Interviewed in New Podcast

LISTEN: Brian Merriman Interviewed in New Podcast

Brian Merriman, the founder of the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival, and the Mr Gay Ireland competition, has been interviewed in a brand new podcast series about community leaders in Ireland and the UK. The RADAR Podcast is a new series by EILE’s Founder & Editor-at-Large, Scott De Buitléir, where the spotlight is cast on […]

Ends Saturday 21st: Wretched Little Brat – Untold Story of Oscar Wilde’s Lovers

Ends Saturday 21st: Wretched Little Brat – Untold Story of Oscar Wilde’s Lovers

Only 4 performances left to catch the brand new play! Don’t Miss: Wretched Little Brat By Brian Merriman A tale of persecuted love, scandal and conflict – the fascinating true story of Oscar Wilde’s lovers. Tickets from http://www.gaytheatre.ie or on the door at the Seán O’Casey Theatre, East Wall Road, Dublin. ★★★★

IDGTF Presents: Wretched Little Brat – Brian Merriman

IDGTF Presents: Wretched Little Brat – Brian Merriman

The International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival proudly presents the world premiere of Wretched Little Brat by Brian Merriman For one week only… a tale of persecuted love, scandal and conflict – the fascinating true story of Oscar Wilde’s lovers.

IDGTF Presents: Wretched Little Brat by Brian Merriman

IDGTF Presents: Wretched Little Brat by Brian Merriman

Unpacking Wildean stereotypes in post-referendum Ireland:  New play exploring ‘Bosie’ Douglas’ story, opens next month “Wretched Little Brat”, a new play about the lovers of Oscar Wilde, premieres in Dublin at the Sean O’Casey Theatre, East Wall, Dublin 3, on November 16th and runs until November 21st.

Former Mr Gay World, Charl Van Den Berg, Dies‏

Former Mr Gay World, Charl Van Den Berg, Dies‏

It is with deep sadness and shock that I learned of the sudden passing of my dear friend Charl Van Den Berg aged 33 in hospital in South Africa today (August 7th). I first met Charl when I chaired the judges panel and he was crowned Mr Gay South Africa 2009. I was founding African […]