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Profile: Michael Colgan

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

31st May, 2015

Last Tuesday, at the opening night of The Gigli Concert at the Gate Theatre in Dublin, a photographer approached Michael Colgan to tentatively ask for a picture of him and Tom Murphy.

Before flashing bulbs, the artistic director of the Gate Theatre and the renowned Gigli Concert playwright shook hands: a gesture that, for both men, was highly symbolic, coming in the wake of a disagreement that has become the stuff of legend.

Ten years...

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