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GAZE LGBT Film Festival launches 26th edition of programme!

GAZE LGBT Film Festival launches 26th edition of programme!

The GAZE LGBT Film Festival officially launched its programme for the 26th festival last night at an event hosted by lead sponsor, Accenture. The launch took place at The Dock – Accenture’s multi-disciplinary research and incubation hub, at 7 Hanover Quay – and was attended by special guests and filmmakers. The GAZE LGBT Film Festival announced an […]

REVIEW: Queen & Adam Lambert – Marlay Park July 8th

REVIEW: Queen & Adam Lambert – Marlay Park July 8th

Frances Winston reviews ‘Queen and Adam Lambert’, who played Marlay Park, Rathfarnham, in Dublin on Sunday, July 8th 2018. The band were supported by The Darkness, and The Boomtown Rats. Queen fans must have done something right, as less than 7 months after their last show here, the rock legends once again graced us with their […]

Review: Flashdance The Musical – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Review: Flashdance The Musical – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Review By Frances Winston It seems like the only prerequisite to get funding for a musical at the moment is that the plot is based on a hit 80s movie. While Flashdance might have been the third highest grossing picture of 1983, I don’t think anyone who’s seen it could argue that it’s deep and […]

Festival Review: Forbidden Fruit 2018 – Royal Hospital Kilmainham

Festival Review: Forbidden Fruit 2018 – Royal Hospital Kilmainham

Frances Winston reviewed the festival for Sat. 2nd June only Forbidden Fruit 2018 Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin   Festival season is well and truly here, and Forbidden Fruit is now one of the must-attends. It has established itself as a cool, funky, and laid-back event that attracts some of the biggest names in dance. This […]

Review: An Officer and a Gentleman – The Musical – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Review: An Officer and a Gentleman – The Musical – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Review By Frances Winston An Officer and a Gentleman – The Musical Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 2. No, you’re not seeing things. They have actually adapted the 80s Debra Winger and Richard Gere classic into a musical. In fact, this is the second attempt to launch such a vehicle. An earlier […]

Acting Out Presents: The Decriminalisation Monologues

Acting Out Presents: The Decriminalisation Monologues

ACTING OUT PRESENTS The DECRIMINALISATION MONOLOGUES by Sean Denyer, Colette Cullen And Simon Murphy TWENTY FIVE YEARS SINCE GAY PEOPLE WERE CRIMINALS Homosexuality was finally decriminalised in Ireland in June 1993. No official acknowledgment of this anniversary has happened. The thousands of gay people imprisoned, taunted and brutalised by the State before this happened have […]

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 […]