Once Before I Go

Gate Theatre, Friday 24th September - Saturday 30th October

Once Before I Go is an intensely moving world premiere from Phillip McMahon, co-creator of the iconic sensation RIOT!

Told against the backdrop of Dublin’s burgeoning gay rights movement of the 1980s and 1990s and the contemporary LGBTQ+ community of today, the play charts the close friendship of Lynn, Daithí, and the luminous Bernard, and sits on the exhilarating edge between comedy, tragedy and melodrama.

Exploring the fragile yet resilient bonds of Irish queer lives across four decades in Dublin, London and Paris, Once Before I Go steps between the early days of the AIDS crisis and today’s LGBTQ+ community, living in an era of marriage equality, gender self-determination, and untransmittable HIV.

At once political, joyous and heartbreaking, Once Before I Go honours the fabulous people we lost along the way, and celebrates those who fight on.


Date:
Friday 24th September - Saturday 30th October
Time:
7.30pm (matinee Sat 2.30pm)
Price:
From €46.50
Address:
Gate Theatre, Rotunda, Dublin 1, Ireland

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