Category Archive Programme 2018

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WRITERS IN THE STARS

Date/Time: 7 May(16:00,21:00) 8 May(21:00) 9 May(21:00) 10 May(21:00) 11 May(21:00) 12 May(16:00,21:00)
Venue: PLAYERS THEATRE @ TRINITY COLLEGE    Category: Comedy Drama

We have lost many great writers over the years. Where are they now? Do they come to life every time you read one of their stories or plays? Are …

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WOMEN’S SHORTS

Date/Time: 14 May(19:30) 15 May(19:30) 16 May(19:30) 17 May(19:30) 18 May(19:30) 19 May(16:00,19:30)
Venue: Momentum Acting Studio    Category: Comedy Drama

Unseasonable Presented by The Other Side of Silence (TOSOS). The aftermath of an “incident” leaves two women injured, trying to piece together what …

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IDGTF SEMINAR 2018 – 25 YEARS SINCE DECRIMINALISATION 1993-2018

Date/Time: 6 May(14:30)
Venue: TEACHERS CLUB (UPSTAIRS)    Category: Academic Seminar

‘Visibility Changing Lives’ – Free Event A Special Seminar Marking 25 years since Decriminalisation in Ireland In 1993, Ireland became the last …

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MEN’S SHORTS

Date/Time: 7 May(16:00,19:30) 8 May(19:30) 9 May(19:30) 10 May(19:30) 11 May(19:30) 12 May(16:00,19:30)
Venue: THE TEACHERS CLUB (MAIN)    Category: Drama

A theatrical threesome of short plays about LGBT men mixing drama and comedy: A Gay Thing Acting Out, IRL Steve and John have been mates since …

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PROFESSIONAL BREAKUP ARTIST

Date/Time: 11 May(21:00) 12 May(16:00,21:00)
Venue: THE TEACHERS CLUB (STUDIO)    Category: Comedy Drama

Share the highs, lows and downright hilarity of the eternal scramble to seek, find, and inevitably lose, the woman of your dreams.  Be gently guided …

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PARTY BOY

Date/Time: 13 May(14:30)
Venue: TEACHERS CLUB (UPSTAIRS)    Category: Free Events

The first reading of a new Irish play by Brian Merriman. Based on a true story, meet Patrick the Party Boy as he grows from shy Irish boy in the …

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SMASHES

Date/Time: 7 May(16:00,21:00) 8 May(21:00) 9 May(21:00) 10 May(21:00) 11 May(21:00) 12 May(16:00,21:00)
Venue: Momentum Acting Studio    Category: Comedy Drama

Canadian comedian, storyteller and actor Franny McCabe-Bennett shares stories of growing up in the suburbs as a femme bisexual women …

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THE DROWNING ROOM

Date/Time: 7 May(14:30,19:30) 8 May(19:30) 9 May(19:30) 10 May(19:30) 11 May(19:30) 12 May(14:30,19:30)
Venue: PLAYERS THEATRE @ TRINITY COLLEGE    Category: Drama

In a woodland clearing a group meet to scatter the ashes of Sean, a brother, a lover, father and friend who was brutally murdered in a “gay bashing” …

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2 HIStories

Date/Time: 14 May(19:30) 15 May(19:30) 16 May(19:30) 17 May(19:30) 18 May(19:30) 19 May(14:30,19:30)
Venue: THE TEACHERS CLUB (MAIN)    Category: Drama

The Second Miracle Set in contemporary Dublin. Cardinal Newman, founder of UCD awaits his second miracle to be confirmed as Saint of the Catholic …

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3 LIES ABOUT BROOKLYN

Date/Time: 7 May(19:30) 8 May(19:30) 9 May(19:30) 10 May(19:30) 11 May(19:30) 12 May(14:30,19:30)
Venue: Momentum Acting Studio    Category: Drama

An often hilarious window into the harrowing life of an ‘Irish Bastard’ farmed out across the Atlantic to Brooklyn, by the Sisters of Mercy in the …

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ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT?

Date/Time: 14 May(21:00) 15 May(21:00) 16 May(21:00) 17 May(21:00) 18 May(21:00) 19 May(16:00,21:00)
Venue: THE TEACHERS CLUB (MAIN)    Category: Drama

No life, no prospects, just a Granda to care for and longing to escape. Or at least someone to keep you company. Colin and his Granda are trying to …

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BELOVED SINNER

Date/Time: 7 May(16:00,19:30) 8 May(19:30) 9 May(19:30) 10 May(19:30) 11 May(19:30) 12 May(16:00,19:30)
Venue: THE IRELAND INSTITUTE, 27 PEARSE ST    Category: Drama

Seated at a table outside a café in Paris, Wilde explains what it was that led to his downfall. Very much alone he still clings to his great sense …

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GALA AWARDS NIGHT 2018

Date/Time: 20 May(19:30)
Venue: THE TEACHERS CLUB (MAIN)    Category: Comedy, Music & Drama

The Gala Awards Night is the highlight of the Festival where we close the curtains on two packed weeks of theatre with a range of festival …

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BLUE ISLAND 99

Date/Time: 7 May(16:00,19:30) 8 May(19:30) 9 May(19:30) 10 May(19:30)
Venue: THE TEACHERS CLUB (STUDIO)    Category: Drama/Music

Blue Island 99 is a contemporary, exciting multimedia, poetic story performed in English, with lots of music. Giving a unique insight into Asian …

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HIS GREATNESS

Date/Time: 14 May(19:30) 15 May(19:30) 16 May(19:30) 17 May(19:30) 18 May(19:30) 19 May(16:00,19:30)
Venue: PLAYERS THEATRE @ TRINITY COLLEGE    Category: Drama

Three men – a great American playwright, his trusted and loyal assistant, and a young Canadian street hustler – find themselves together for two …

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