Tag Archive | Gay Theatre

IDGTF: Hurry! Only 1 week left of 18th online festival

IDGTF: Hurry! Only 1 week left of 18th online festival

Coming of Age As June and Pride month are drawing to a close, so is the 18th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival. You can still watch all of the IDGTF plays till the end of the month. Check out the full programme here. Have you already watched some plays? Please let them know what you […]

IDGTF: Call for Submissions Festival 2021

IDGTF: Call for Submissions Festival 2021

 As The International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival have just announced the winners of their first-ever Bursary Programme, it is time to open the Call for Submissions for the 18th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival! The Festival is as ever committed to support LGBTQ+ artists, especially in these challenging times. All productions that were formally accepted into […]

IDGTF 2020: Bursary Recipients Announced!

IDGTF 2020: Bursary Recipients Announced!

As the IDGTF were unable to hold the 17th edition of the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival, they opened their first Bursary Programme. They received 39 applications, and would like to thank all of the playwrights for sending in their work. IDGTF Artistic Director, Brian Merriman, had his work cut out for him. He was […]

IDGTF 2020: Festival Announcement!

IDGTF 2020: Festival Announcement!

We have this important annoucement in from the IDGTF 2020 Festival Executive: “In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, sadly, the Festival Executive formally announces its decision not to hold the 17th edition of the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival as planned. It is with heavy heart that we have made the difficult decision of postponing […]

IDGTF 2019: Final Chance to See Week Two Shows! Festival ends on Sunday!!

IDGTF 2019: Final Chance to See Week Two Shows! Festival ends on Sunday!!

The second week of the 16th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival is almost drawing to its close! Saturday night will see the last performances, and the IDGTF hold their annual Gala Night on Sunday, 19 May at 8.00pm. Book your tickets HERE!  Don’t forget their €10 Saturday matinees tomorrow at 2:30pm & 4pm. What’s on in Week […]

IDGTF 2019: Review – Schlong Song

IDGTF 2019: Review – Schlong Song

Review By Frances Winston Schlong Song Part of the Dublin Gay Theatre Festival, was performed from 6-11 May, at Player’s Theatre, Trinity College The poster for this stated that it contained some nudity, and that insight, coupled with the title, pretty much set the tone for this.

IDGTF 2019: LGBT+ THEATRE IS THE NEW BLACK

IDGTF 2019: LGBT+ THEATRE IS THE NEW BLACK

57 PERFORMANCES DURING WEEK 2 OF THE INTERNATIONAL DUBLIN GAY THEATRE FESTIVAL. Week two of the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival begins tonight with 10 brand new shows, running for 57 performances over the next seven days. The festival, now in it’s 16th year celebrates global LGBT+ theatre and culture like no other festival does, bringing a […]

IDGTF 2019: Book Tickets Now! (& Volunteers Wanted!)

IDGTF 2019: Book Tickets Now! (& Volunteers Wanted!)

The International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival 2019 are really excited to share their upcoming festival plays with you. You can book your tickets now for these award-winning, engaging, hilarious, and provocative productions!  They are also looking for volunteers to help make this year’s festival a roaring success! For more information, please click here to view the […]

IDGTF: Christmas Market, Opening Night Vouchers, Volunteers & More!

IDGTF: Christmas Market, Opening Night Vouchers, Volunteers & More!

The IDGTF are at the George’s Bar for Gay Theatre @ A Fabulous Christmas Market, on 15 December, from 12 noon to 6pm. You can also get Opening Night vouchers for the 2019 festival, T-shirts, and books at the market on the day, and these are also available on-line. IDGTF Festival Submissions:

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 […]