Tag Archive | Gay Theatre

IDGTF 2017: Week 2 Programme Starts Today!

IDGTF 2017: Week 2 Programme Starts Today!

After a busy week 1, IDGTF 2017 is into the second (and final) week of IDGTF 2017. Boxers, gangsters, lovers, teenagers, immigrants, drag queens – the week 2 programme has it all! Starts this evening from 7:30pm and runs until Saturday evening. Our main box office and online booking open: SpireVision, 5 O’Connell St Upper, Dublin […]

IDGTF 2017 – 2 Weeks To Go – Celebrating Female Voices in Theatre

IDGTF 2017 – 2 Weeks To Go – Celebrating Female Voices in Theatre

Festival 2017 starts in less than 2 weeks, with tickets already selling strongly online, and at the IDGTF Box Office on O’Connell Street, opening next week. As we count down to May 1st, we take a look at a strong and varied programme of plays by or about women. These extraordinary stories should not be […]

IDGTF 2016 Theatre Review: The Ref

IDGTF 2016 Theatre Review: The Ref

Frances Winston really enjoyed The Ref, one of the offerings from the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival 2016 The Ref, The Pearse Centre, 27 Pearse Street, Dublin 2 Until May 7th. 7.30pm nightly with a matinee on Saturday 7th at 2.30pm Tickets €15/13 The Marriage Equality Referendum of 2015 was one of the biggest political […]

IDGTF 2016 – Important Programme Changes

IDGTF 2016 – Important Programme Changes

Important Programme Changes Due to circumstances outside of IDGTF control, all performances of ‘Beautiful Friends’ and ‘To Kill A Machine’ have regrettably been cancelled.  IDGTF apologises for any inconvenience caused.  For any queries contact boxoffice@gaytheatre.ie The good news is that they have added four new productions into the 2016 programme – more history makers, more […]

‘It’s for YOU!’ 12th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival Launches Today

‘It’s for YOU!’ 12th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival Launches Today

The programme for the 12th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival, the biggest festival of its kind in the world, was launched this morning. For two weeks, the Festival will offer a unique opportunity to see LGBT culture on city centre stages – 10 performances each night – presented by theatre companies from Ireland, UK, USA, […]

Dublin Gay Theatre Highlight: Eirebrushed

Dublin Gay Theatre Highlight: Eirebrushed

Today’s EILE Highlight for the Dublin Gay Theatre Festival is the wonderful Irish production, Eirebrushed, written and directed by Brian Merriman. Based on real events, the play asks a simple but powerful question: Can a “flawed person” be a hero? Dublin, Easter 1916: Nurse Elizabeth O’Farrell risked her life to deliver the surrender to the […]

Don’t Miss: 11th Dublin Gay Theatre Festival

Don’t Miss: 11th Dublin Gay Theatre Festival

The 11th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival gets underway from tomorrow, May 5, at various locations and venues around Dublin City. Kicking off the festival shows tomorrow is the family-friendly Aunty Ben, written/directed by Sian Ní Mhuirí and taking place at the Teacher’s Club / Club na Múinteoirí on Parnell Square. A winner of the IdeasTap […]