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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Free Seminar ‘Visibility Changinig Lives’ today @ 2:30pm

‘Visibility Changing Lives‘ explores LGBT visibility in Ireland and abroad after 15 years of IDGTF & 25 years since decriminalisation of homosexuality in Ireland. Join Irish Queer Archivist Tonie Walsh, Marriage Equality Campaigner Grainne Healy and Festival Founder Brian Merriman as they address visibility as a catalyst to educate society and change laws. Chaired by Seamus Dooley (NUJ) and including panellists Kieran Rose and Dr …

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Street 66 Box Office Closed on Bank Holiday Monday

Our main Box Office will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday (to re-open on Tues May 8th).  It is also open on Saturday May 5th. Tickets will still be available: at our venues before each performance (cash payments) via secure online booking (card payments)

Box Office Now Open @ Street 66

With Festival 2018 starting in just one week, the IDGTF Box Office is now open!   Join us in Street 66, Parliament Street for bookings, Festival merchandise and information: Pop in from 12-3pm Mon-Sat Phone: 00353892196898 Tickets, Festival badges, T-shirts and books all on sale!     Alernatively there are many other ways to book or enquire: Secure …

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2018 Programme Preview: Who We Are & Who We Were

Festival 2018 is a year of celebration, marking 15 years of IDGTF and 25 years since decriminalisation of homosexuality in Ireland. In our programme we explore the diverse lives of LGBT people today – through comedy, drama, short-plays and powerful stories from around the world.   Cruising, getting married, LGBT families, staying together through ups …

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Submissions Open for Festival 2018

We are currently accepting submissions for Festival 2018 which runs from May 7-20 2018.  The deadline for submissions is December 1 2017. For more check out our Submissions page.

Festival 2018 Dates Announced

IDGTF 2018 will take place from May 7-20 2018 The 15th annual Festival runs in venues across Dublin City Centre and will feature drama, comedy, music/cabaret and more.  We are the largest Festival of LGBT-related theatre in the world and guarantee you a warm welcome to our exciting and diverse Festival: Mix with artists, organisers …

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Teachers Club

Thank You

The 14th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival ended last night with our Gala and Awards Night.  More news to follow on our winners and nominees! Festival 2017 was the most successful for a number of years and we were happy to report higher average turnout at shows as well as multiple sold-out performances over the …

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Saturday €10 Matinees on May 13 @ 2:30pm/4pm

Don’t miss our €10 Saturday matinees which take place at 2:30pm & 4pm. With shows like Gypsy Queen selling out each evening and 5-star shows such as The Elephant Girls and Spool – this could be your last opportunity to see many of our shows. Check out our Saturday schedule here.