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Silver Stars


  • Playwright

    Se├ín Millar 

  • Synopsis

    A cycle of songs about the experiences of older Irish gay men at home and in exile.'Silver Stars' presents a series of real-life stories based on interviews carried out by the author with gay men from Dublin to New York.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    15 May 2008

  • Producer

    Produced by Brokentalkers

  • Original Venue

    Project Arts Centre

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    First performed as part of the 2008 Bealtaine festival. The production featured video footage from 'The Love That Dare Not Speak its Name' (Bill Hughes) and 'From Silence to Speech' (Brendan Fay). The show was remounted for the 2009 Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival as part of the ReViewed programme produced by the Festival, Culture Ireland and Irish Theatre Institute.

Original Cast  
Performer Michael Byrne (1)
Performer Erich Keller
Performer Michael Foley
Performer Martin McCann
Performer Liam Burke
Performer Neil Watkins
Performer Paraic Cullen
Performer Pat Morris
Performer Patrick Fagan
Performer Frank McMullen
Production Team  
Director Feidlim Cannon
Director Gary Keegan
Set Ciaran O'Melia
Lighting Sarah Jane Shiels
Production Manager David Tiernan
Stage Manager Francis Fay
Video Killian Waters

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was supplied by a member of the company.