This just in from fab director and play-maker, Una McKevitt! I am delighted to announce my new theatre project Singlehood which will premiere at this year’s Absolut Fringe Festival. Singlehood is being made out of love – free love! – by everyone involved in the show including myself and the cast of [...]
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After a hugely successful run at the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival, Half a Person is now gearing up for a run in Cork’s Solstice as part of the Cork Midsummer Festival. So, you now have another chance to see Hazel Cullen’s fantastic play. We’re fans, so we got in touch to find out all about it.
Next Monday 7th May marks the start of the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival 2012. Taking place in various locations across the City, plays can be enjoyed in venues such as the Teacher’s Club and Cobalt Café until May 20th.
Come dance with me in Ireland! Namely, the capital, because the 2012 Programme of the Dublin Dance Festival has just been launched, and we are dusting off the old tap shoes and picking the best of a packed two weeks of all sorts of cool moves.
We hearted I ♥ Alice ♥ I very much indeed, so how lovely it was to quiz writer and director Amy Conroy about her award-winning play, her impressive multitasking and lesbian visibility in Irish theatre, for starters!
Well, reader, if you are anything like this author then the increasing proximity to Valentine’s Day is probably inciting an incendiary cynicism within you. But even the hardest of hearts will fail to resist the warmth and intimacy of I ♥ Alice ♥ I, a piece of documentary theatre that is deeply personal, funny and refreshing
Rock Hudson was the first public “face” of AIDS. Diagnosed in 1984, he disclosed his diagnosis in 1985 and made the general public reconsider the notions they had about who could get AIDS. A new play by Aidan Harney, Hollywood Valhalla, explores the time between Hudson’s diagnosis and his disclosure: how the first public figure with AIDS decided to tell the world.
Need space? Outhouse’s multi-purpose venue is now open for busyness! Located in the heart of Dublin city, Outhouse can host a wide range of events including: Workshops, rehearsals, exhibitions, auditions, conferences, performances, launches, meetings, readings, film screenings. Wow!
Following the hugely successful premiere of The Big Deal at The Kilkenny Arts Festival 2011, Una McKevitt brings us an extraordinary real life story of two women who knew from a very young age that they were born into the wrong bodies
The 8th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival kicks off today, 2nd May, and this year we are spoiled for choice – again! The thing to do is to peruse the programme and pick out what tickles your fancy – but here are just some of the performances that caught my eye
Bottom Dog Theatre Company is delighted to announce the return of their hit show Language UnBecoming A Lady to Dublin – and to the city centre for the first time. To celebrate this, we at Gaelick have two pairs of tickets to give away to two lucky readers!
Charlene McKenna and her fellow cast members from the show, made the following excellent video for BeLonG To in support of this year’s Stand Up! LGBT Awareness Week. And isn’t she fabulous?
Facebook and the blogosphere are buzzing about Ellamenope Jones, the upcoming show from Randolf SD. Taking place in the Project Arts Centre from the 26th of November to the 11th of December, the show looks to be a sellout so I’d say get your tickets fast!
First things first, I think it only fair if I warn you that this AorA will be biased, in Chez HAL we call her Stockard “The Goddess”. So, with that admission out in the open, I ask you; what not to love about Stockard? She’s in her 60′s, looks amazing, managing to look more desirable than actresses half her age, and she can out-act anyone in the business.
Last Thursday night, friend and I went along to see the Wild Oats Productions performance of The Laramie Project as part of the 7th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival (IDGTF). The Laramie Project is a play documenting the murder of Matthew Shepard in October 1998.
You may recall the names Victor and Gord from a previous post on Gaelick covering the Queer Notions series in the Dublin Pride Festival 2009. Now, the Victor and Gord team has returned with a new, re-vamped version of the show for Absolut Fringe, this time with a third relationship addition.
Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival (24 Sept – 11 Oct) has just launched their programme and there are some tasty treats in store in terms of LGBT flavoured work, including DV8′s To Be Straight with You and our own beloved (and ubiquitous!) Panti!