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Sales Updates Saturday May 17th

Many of our closing Saturday performances are selling fast. To avoid disappointment we strongly recommend pre-booking either online or through our Box Office.

Shows with very limited availability include:

  • Margaret Thatcher, Queen of Soho [evening] – sold out online. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • Aunty Ben [matinee] – sold out online. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door on a first-come-first-served basis.

Tickets still available but pre-booking recommended for the following performances:

  • Margaret Thatcher, Queen of Soho [matinee] – selling fast. Some tickets still available.
  • Civil Parting [evening]
  • International Theatre Shorts [evening]

Don’t forget our Saturday matinee performances with tickets only €10 !

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Aunty Ben: Extra Performance Added

Due to strong demand an additional performance of Aunty Ben has been added for Friday May 16th at 6pm in the Teacher’s Club.

Please note that there are a limited number of tickets still available for the Saturday matinee performance so online booking is strongly advised.

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Festival Box Office Now Open

Our Festival Box Office is now open in the Arlington Hotel Temple Bar.

Drop in if you’ve any queries about the Festival or to book tickets for any of our shows.

You can also call us on 085 871 9466 (Mon – Sat: 12-3pm until May 17th)

See our Box Office page for more information.

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2014 Festival Programme out Now

The 11th International Dublin Gay Theatre was launched in style at the Mansion House Dublin this evening by Festival Artistic Director Brian Merriman with guests of honour Oisín Quinn, Lord Mayor of Dublin and renowned Tony-award winning director Patrick Mason.

Secure online booking is now available here.

You can download the 2014 brochure (PDF) here.

The Festival will take place from May 5th to May 18th at various locations around Dublin and present plays from abroad – USA, Canada, South Africa, Israel and Australia as well as plays from closer to home from Northern Ireland and Britain.

This year’s Festival will also feature a record number of plays by Irish playwrights and gladly supports the growing interest in LGBT issues and the gay community at home.

During the two weeks in May the audience will have the opportunity to enjoy drama, comedy, music and cabaret at accessible prices, as well as a range of free events.

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2014 Festival Table Quiz – Wed March 12th

As we put the finishing touches on our 2014 programme and it’s time for our annual fund-raiser table quiz.

Join us at the Front Lounge at 8pm on Wednesday March 12th!

Our quiz master for the evening is the fantastic Scott De Buitléir
It’s €40 per team of four people.

To pre-book a table sign-up using our online registration form

Prizes to be announced soon.

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IDGTF Shortlisted for Galas Lgbt Award

The IDGTF has been short-listed for the Irish Arts & Literature category of the 2014 GALAS LGBT Awards. The ceremony takes place on March 1st in the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin.

The IDGTF has been proudly telling the stories, past and present, of the LGBT community for 11 years. We will soon announce our exciting 2014 programme. We thank our volunteers, participants and audience for your continued support.

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Save the Dates! Idgtf 2014

he eleventh Festival runs from May 5th to May 18th 2014.

We are working hard on an exciting programme of events for 2014. Keep watching for more details.

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IDGTF at Edinburgh Fringe 2013

We’re at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 looking for relevant productions for Festival 2014.

If you have a show we might be interested in please contact us at info@gaytheatre.ie

For more details check out our Submissions page.

Brian Merriman – Artistic Director – IDGTF