2022

2023 Submissions’ Deadline December 10

We are currently seeking submissions for our 20th Festival, taking place from May 1-14 2023. If you have a production and are interested in taking part, please see our submissions’ page here where you will find more details. Any questions?  Please contact us at info@gaytheatre.ie

IDGTF ‘A Great Success’ – Minister Catherine Martin TD Announces Grant

Brilliant News: Minister Martin announces funding for the IDGTF Minister Catherine Martin TD announced ‘the approval of a special support allocation of €23,000 towards the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival (IDGTF) on June 23rd. This will help strengthen the organisational capabilities of the project, help in promoting the Festival internationally and enhance overall programming, booking …

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2022 Award Winners Announced

Our Gala Awards Night took place on May 15th 2022 in the Teacher’s Club Main Hall. Here are the nominees and winners of our 2022 Awards, celebrating excellence in LGBTQ+ theatre. We would like to congratulate all nominees, award-winners and all of our participants who took part in Festival 2022. Oscar Wilde Award Best Writing …

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2022 REVIEW: STRAIGHT ACTING

Written by Brian Merriman Starring Colin Malone and Jeremie Cyr-Cooke Review by Kerric Harvey   Veteran playwright Brian Merriman has done it again.   His new one act, “Straight Acting,” is thoughtful, engaging, articulate, funny, and exquisitely well-crafted in the tradition of “situational comic drama,” which brings to mind “comedies of manners” like “The Importance …

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The International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival is back LIVE May 1-15 2022

PRESS RELEASE 27 Irish and international new plays and events FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Brian Merriman pr@gaytheatre.ie DUBLIN—The International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival returns to the stage (and bar) for its 19th year in Dublin from May 2-15. This follows an online festival in 2021 and cancellation in 2020, replaced by two Bursary opportunities and …

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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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