Founder and Festival Director of the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival, Mr. Brian Merriman has announced the launch of his new book ‘ Wilde Stages in Dublin’; A decade of gay theatre.
Launching on May 1st at the Olympia, Minister for the Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan TD will speak at the event.
The book explores the stages from growing up in a hostile Ireland to the many dramas and highlights of making Dublin the new home of international gay theatre in the birthplace of Oscar Wilde.
This year the festival will pass it’s 2000th performance with the history of each year packed into this book.
Published by “The International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival Ltd”. Available for purchase on www.gaytheatre.ie from May 2nd . Priced 15 euros.
‘Wilde Stages In Dublin ‘will be discussed at the Festival’s free seminar on Sunday May 12th in The Exchange, Essex Street East, Dublin 2 at 12 noon. Admission Free.