2022 Programme Preview

The International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival returns to the stage for its 19th year in Dublin from May 1-15, after an online festival last year, and cancellation in 2020. This year’s festival offers a total of 23 productions, 4 free readings and other events in venues throughout Central Dublin, including The Teacher’s Club, Players Theatre […]

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Week 2 Preview – Sexuality, Scandal and Secrets

The second half of our programme, designed to celebrate 25 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Ireland, sees plays covering a range of topical issues; from historical LGBT figures, visibility, the Trump era, bisexuality, surrogacy and alcoholism are packed into Week Two of a most innovative programme of theatre that makes Dublin the leading international centre in

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Preview: Love, Desire and Hidden Passions at IDGTF 2017

As we uncover hidden desires and passions things are about to get very dramatic! Our heroes and heroines are exploring their deepest desires and passions in 2017.  In this heady mix of love, friendship, lust and sex prepare for some ups and downs! Passionate friends and lovers, break-ups, rent-boys, questioning ‘straight’ men, young desires, fighters

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IDGTF 2017 is on its way!

We are working hard on finalising the programme of IDGTF 2017 which will be announced on March 30th. We will present: Comedy, drama, music from Ireland and from around the world… Topical works, erotic, romantic, erotic, feminist, youth-theatre, historical, literary and fun works… Free events, weekend matinees, talks… New writing and innovative theatre… Our Gala

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#FeministsAwake! Powerful stories by women, about women at IDGTF

Amazing Women’s Theatre Happening Right Now For 14 years IDGTF has proudly provided a platform for women to perform their works, told the stories of women’s lives, celebrated outstanding women forgotten by history and supported female playwrights.   #WakingTheFeminists 2015: hundreds of women (and supporters) gathered at the Abbey to question the lack of representation

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Musical Highlights 2014

2 actors, 8 characters and a whole host of fabulous costumes From award winning Irish Director Mark Pollard, The Dressers is a bright new fun show, full of wonderful tunes, lots of laughs and of course real heart. Click here to book >> From ‘junkie’ to ‘functional’ with a little help from Madonna ‘Chicken- Fried

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Comedy Highlights 2014

Is it possible to wear a strap-on without getting a wedgie? Check out last year’s sell-out comedian, Breda Larkin, in her outrageous stand-up, Other Women’s Vaginas. You won’t want to miss this world premiere comedy. Click here to book >> A drag comedy musical extravaganza like no other! Join Maggie in the 80’s as she

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