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Win Amazing Signed Lgbt Books

Donate $5/€3.75 or more and enter our draw to win signed works by the world’s finest LGBT writers.  Donors of $10/€7.40 or more will receive 3 tickets to the draw.

The draw will be held at our New York Benefit Fundraiser on March 22nd but is open to all contributers in Ireland, the US or elsewhere.

Click here to
donatate and enter >>>

The range of works available to win so far include:

  • a signed copy of “Lives of the Circus Animals” by Christopher Bram
  • a signed copy of the literary magazine “At Rise” with a one-act play by Robert Patrick (RARE!)
  • a signed copy of the award-winning graphic novel “Fun Home” byAlison Bechdel
  • signed copies of “Niagara Falls” and “Questa” by Victor Bumbalo
  • a signed copy of the “Hairspray” coffee table book by Tony-award winning author Mark O’Donnell
  • a signed copy of the “Corpus Christi” program from the fine folks at108 Productions
  • a signed copy of the script of “Corpus Christi” from Tony-award winning playwright Terrence McNally
  • From Doric Wilson: A copy of has masterwork Street Theatersigned with a DVD of the Eagle production; a copy of Now She Dances! signed plus a preface not included in the publication; a copy of the original 1980 publication of Forever After signed

with many more to follow… see Kathleen Warnock’s event blog here:

We would like to thank all of the writers who have generously donated items and to our US Festival Ambassador Kathleen Warnock for compiling such an amazing selection.


Festival Table Quiz – March 3


Join us as we host a Theatre Festival Table Quiz in Pantibar on March 3rd.  With prizes galore and hosted by RTE presenter Aegus MacGrianna we ask you to come along and support the Festival.

Tables 40EUR (i.e. 10EUR per person).

To reserve a table in advance email



Special Offer from Paramount Hotel for Festival ‘10

Situated in the heart of Dublin City’s Temple Bar area the Paramount Hotel is ideal location for your stay. The boutique hotel is located within minutes off all major theatres & venues for the 2010 Theatre Festival.

Our 64 rooms are designed and decorated to a luxurious standard and come equipped with FREE Wi-Fi and all mod cons.












The Turks Head Bistro/Bar offers Breakfast Buffet, Lunch & Dinner service. There is also limited Room Service available until 9.30pm.

All menus are available on request and in your room. For any after-show parties or pre-theatre dinners/shows please contact or for enquiries.









If you would like any further information on The Dublin Gay Theatre Festival please contact

Tickets on sale @ Turks Head Bar.

Joanne Moody

Sales & Marketing Manager or 01 4179900



Seeking Volunteers for 2010

Currently seeking volunteers for 2010, particularly technical – lighting & sound.

For more, see our volunteers page


John & Josey Moved to the Project @ 2:30pm

Due to circumstances outside of our control we announce that the play reading ‘John and Josey’ will now take place in the Project Arts Centre, Essex St. East at 2:30pm tomorrow (Saturday October 24th) and not in Pantibar as advertised.

We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused


Poster Exhibition & Sale in the Front Lounge

Come to the Front Lounge to see an exhibition of Irish and international gay theatre posters from past Festivals.
With all posters for sale this is your chance to pick up your favourite poster at a great price!



Online Now Available

Online booking is now available for all events in the Winter Programme as well as Mr. Gay Ireland.

If you have any questions or queries please contact

Please ensure that you print the e-ticket that will be emailed to you and bring it to the venue before the performance.



Important Programme Changes

Note: we have made some changes to our originally advertised schedule. For the full and up-to-date schedule see full programme online.

  • We regret to say that ‘The Golden Corral’ has had to be cancelled due to illness. However the Fri 30th and Sat 31st showings have been replaced with Gearóid Farrelly – Standup Comedy Evening
  • There will be extra matinee and evening performances of Loupe

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.