Programme 2018

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2018: WRITERS IN THE STARS

Date/Time: May 12th@16:00, 12th@21:00, 11th@21:00, 10th@21:00, 9th@21:00, 8th@21:00, 7th@16:00, 7th@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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2018: IDGTF SEMINAR 2018 – 25 YEARS SINCE DECRIMINALISATION 1993-2018

Date/Time: May 6th@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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2018: ETHAN AND EVAN AND ALL THEY KNOW

Date/Time: May 12th@14:30, 12th@19:30, 11th@19:30

Venue: THE TEACHERS CLUB (STUDIO)
Category: Drama

Ethan and Evan are still trying to work things out, but honestly, they don’t seem to be getting anywhere. A young gay couple who don’t seem to …

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2018: WOMEN’S SHORTS

Date/Time: May 19th@16:00, 19th@19:30, 18th@19:30, 17th@19:30, 16th@19:30, 15th@19:30, 14th@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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2018: GINGER BEER

Date/Time: May 12th@14:30, 12th@21:00, 11th@21:00, 10th@21:00, 9th@21:00, 8th@21:00, 7th@14:30, 7th@21:00

Venue: THE TEACHERS CLUB (MAIN)
Category: Drama

Grindr. Fisting. Drugs. All whilst staying fabulous. Being gay in 2018 isn’t easy. For Sammy and El it’s even harder, with an obsessive lad and a …

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2018: EASTER SUNDAY / THE CHRISTMAS DRILL

Date/Time: May 19th@14:30, 19th@21:00, 18th@21:00, 17th@21:00, 16th@21:00, 15th@21:00, 14th@21:00

Venue: THE TEACHERS CLUB (STUDIO)
Category: Drama

Easter Sunday Easter Morning. 1960, New York. Del and Flora, a working-class butch-fem couple, are on their way home from service. Laughing and …

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2018: LET ME LOOK AT YOU

Date/Time: May 12th@14:30, 12th@21:00, 11th@21:00, 10th@21:00, 9th@21:00, 8th@21:00, 7th@14:30, 7th@21:00

Venue: THE PEARSE CENTRE (THE IRELAND INSTITUTE)
Category: Comedy Drama

The latest performance piece from award-winning Starving Artists Theatre Company. Hilarious and touching.  Stand-up meets solo theatre in …

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2018: PROFESSIONAL BREAKUP ARTIST

Date/Time: May 12th@16:00, 12th@21:00, 11th@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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2018: MEN’S SHORTS

Date/Time: May 12th@16:00, 12th@19:30, 11th@19:30, 10th@19:30, 9th@19:30, 8th@19:30, 7th@16:00, 7th@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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2018: SMASHES

Date/Time: May 12th@16:00, 12th@21:00, 11th@21:00, 10th@21:00, 9th@21:00, 8th@21:00, 7th@16:00, 7th@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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2018: PARTY BOY

Date/Time: May 13th@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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2018: 2 HIStories

Date/Time: May 19th@14:30, 19th@19:30, 18th@19:30, 17th@19:30, 16th@19:30, 15th@19:30, 14th@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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2018: THE DROWNING ROOM

Date/Time: May 12th@14:30, 12th@19:30, 11th@19:30, 10th@19:30, 9th@19:30, 8th@19:30, 7th@14:30, 7th@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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2018: ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT?

Date/Time: May 19th@16:00, 19th@21:00, 18th@21:00, 17th@21:00, 16th@21:00, 15th@21:00, 14th@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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2018: 3 LIES ABOUT BROOKLYN

Date/Time: May 12th@14:30, 12th@19:30, 11th@19:30, 10th@19:30, 9th@19:30, 8th@19:30, 7th@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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2018: HIS GREATNESS

Date/Time: May 19th@16:00, 19th@19:30, 18th@19:30, 17th@19:30, 16th@19:30, 15th@19:30, 14th@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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2018: BELOVED SINNER

Date/Time: May 12th@16:00, 12th@19:30, 11th@19:30, 10th@19:30, 9th@19:30, 8th@19:30, 7th@16:00, 7th@19:30

Venue: THE PEARSE CENTRE (THE IRELAND INSTITUTE)
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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2018: MEMORIES WE LOST IN THE FIRE

Date/Time: May 19th@14:30, 19th@21:00, 18th@21:00, 17th@21:00, 16th@21:00, 15th@21:00, 14th@21:00

Venue: Momentum Acting Studio
Category: Drama

Lies, sex and broken promises. We follow Charlie, a young person who finds himself in love with two people. His struggle to balance his feelings for …

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2018: BLUE ISLAND 99

Date/Time: May 10th@19:30, 9th@19:30, 8th@19:30, 7th@16:00, 7th@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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2018: PASSING ON

Date/Time: May 19th@16:00, 19th@19:30, 18th@19:30, 17th@19:30, 16th@19:30, 15th@19:30, 14th@19:30

Venue: THE TEACHERS CLUB (STUDIO)
Category: Drama

Brian and Tom, together for ten years, would like to have a child, to be as Tom says, “a proper family but with two dads”. When their friend, Jane, …

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2018: BREDA’S WAY

Date/Time: May 10th@21:00, 9th@21:00, 8th@21:00, 7th@14:30, 7th@21:00

Venue: THE TEACHERS CLUB (STUDIO)
Category: Comedy

During the summer of 1985, statues of the Virgin Mary were reported to move at different locations throughout Ireland. This had a profound effect …

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2018: TAB AND LANDON

Date/Time: May 19th@14:30, 19th@21:00, 18th@21:00, 17th@21:00, 16th@21:00, 15th@21:00, 14th@21:00

Venue: PLAYERS THEATRE @ TRINITY COLLEGE
Category: Adult Drama

The award winning Theatre Outré return to Dublin with a celebration of all that was taboo in the 1970’s. Tab and Landon graphically explores the …

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