Song cycle based on the lives of older Irish gay men. The sell-out hit of the 2009 Dublin Theatre Festival, Silver Stars is based on singer/songwriter Millar’s interviews. These songs capture tales of love, loss, family, spirituality, defiance and joy. A moving and eloquent telling of real-life stories of ordinary men in search of happiness and fulfillment in a country that was challenged by their very existence.
Extraordinary… its effect is simply devastating –
Special thanks to those who shared their stories and inspired the making of the show: Aidan Cribbin, Brendan Fay, Richard Lewis, John McNeil, Cathleen Rygor, Stanley Rygor, Francis Fay, Seamus Hanrahan, ‘Bernard’, ‘Stephen’ and the cast; and to Brendan Fay and Bill Hughes for permission to use their video footage.