Tag Archive | Drama

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 […]

IDGTF 2018: ‘Passing On’ – Drama by Sean Denyer

IDGTF 2018: ‘Passing On’ – Drama by Sean Denyer

PASSING ON by SEAN DENYER YOUR FAMILY. FOREVER PART OF YOUR D.N.A Brian and Tom, together for ten years, would like to have a child, to be, as Tom says, ‘a proper family with two dads‘. When their friend, Jane, agrees to act as a surrogate, it seems they can really have it all. But […]

Theatre Review: Purgatory – Anarchic Part II (at The International Bar tonight)

Theatre Review: Purgatory – Anarchic Part II (at The International Bar tonight)

Purgatory: Anarchic Part II The International Bar, 23 Wicklow Street, Dublin 2 Until March 24th, 6.30 pm To write one play is a big ask, so to write and produce three simultaneously is quite an undertaking, but that is exactly what writer and director, Luke Corcoran, has done here – for the second time. As […]

IDGTF 2018’s Annual Table Quiz, and Seeking Volunteers!

IDGTF 2018’s Annual Table Quiz, and Seeking Volunteers!

Join the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival 2018 for a Year of Celebration-Starting with their Annual Table Quiz, and consider volunteering! The 2018 Dublin Gay Theatre Festival is on its way – from May 7th to 20th. This is a special year of celebration for the festival, marking both the 15th birthday of IDGTF, and […]

Gate Theatre presents LOOK BACK IN ANGER by John Osborne 1 February – 24 March

Gate Theatre presents LOOK BACK IN ANGER by John Osborne 1 February – 24 March

The Gate Theatre presents Look Back In Anger by John Osborne Award-winning Irish theatre director, Annabelle Comyn, takes a fresh look at the explosive words of playwright, John Osborne, in the Gate Theatre’s new production of his 1950’s play, Look Back in Anger – a play which launched his career to international fame. This blistering new staging of Osborne’s 1950s international hit play, tackles […]

Drama Review: ‘Sacrament’ – Theatre Upstairs, Dublin [Gay-themed]

Drama Review: ‘Sacrament’ – Theatre Upstairs, Dublin [Gay-themed]

Frances Winston reviews this ‘compelling piece’ about a girl struggling with both her sexual identity, and the Catholic Church’s teaching on LGBT matters SACRAMENT Theatre Upstairs, Lanigan’s Bar, 10 Eden Quay, Dublin 1, until November 25th, 7 pm. Full details below. Ireland’s relationship with the Catholic Church is extremely complex, and for the LGBTQ community […]

Ben Whishaw to play MP’s lover opposite Hugh Grant in BBC One’s A Very English Scandal

Ben Whishaw to play MP’s lover opposite Hugh Grant in BBC One’s A Very English Scandal

Ben Whishaw will star as Norman Scott opposite Hugh Grant, who was recently announced as playing the disgraced MP Jeremy Thorpe, in Russell T Davies’ major three-part drama A Very English Scandal for BBC One. A Very English Scandal is based on the bestselling book by the author and former Arts Editor of the Evening […]