Bord Gáis Energy Theatre (Grand Canal Theatre) Bord Gáis Energy Theatre (Grand Canal Theatre)

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre (Grand Canal Theatre) Dublin

The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre (Grand Canal Theatre) is a 2,111 capacity purpose built theatre that opened in March 2010. The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre (Grand Canal Theatre) hosts the best of National and International Theatre, Musicals, Drama, Opera, Ballet, Family Shows & Classical Concerts and world class West End and Broadway productions.

Distance from Mespil Hotel Dublin: 2km; walking 15-20min / Drive 5-7min

Stay at the Mespil Hotel, only a 5 minute drive to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre (Grand Canal Theatre).

 

Upcoming events at The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre


Dirty Dancing
Tuesday 8th July  - Saturday 26th July 2014


The producers of the smash hit show Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage will once again set pulses racing at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre Dublin when it returns as part of a brand new tour of the UK and Ireland.

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Showboat
Tuesday 29th July - Saturday 2nd August 2014

Set in America’s Deep South, the story begins in 1887 on the Cotton Blossom show boat as it sets sail on the Mississippi River. Following the lives of the performers, dock workers, musicians and stagehands over a period of forty years, Show Boat is rich with nostalgia, humour, love stories and well-loved melodies including Ol’ Man River and Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man.
With all the glamour of the old American-style big family musical and a cast of over 50 talented performers, Cape Town Opera lovingly bring this classic musical back to life alongside the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Avenue Q
Tuesday 5th August - Saturday 9th August 2014

Avenue Q is the irresistibly charming musical about the lovably hopeless characters on a downtown New York street trying to make sense of life’s burning issues: love, work, relationships and, above all, how are you supposed to pay the bills with a BA in English?
Hilarious and uproariously entertaining, with a terrific batch of songs performed by a cast of hugely talented performers and puppets, Avenue Q is the musical like no other.
Suitable for audiences 14+

 

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Joseph & the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat
Tuesday 12th August - Satruday 23rd August 2014

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the perfect treat for all the family, this colourful retelling of the biblical story about Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours sings out to young and old alike with a score which is crammed wall to wall with hits – including Jacob and Sons, Close Every Door and Any Dream Will Do.

 

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Angelina Ballerina - the Musical
Thursday 4th September - Sunday 7th September 2014

Everyone’s favourite little star, Angelina Ballerina, pirouettes onto the stage in her brand new musical – a magical show packed full of singing and dancing. Angelina and her friends think their dreams have come true when Camembert Academy wins the opportunity to appear in their favourite television programme ‘Dancing With Mice!’. But when the girls and boys have very dıfferent ideas for the show and just can’t seem to agree on anything, it’s up to Angelina as Dance Captain to ensure that the show goes ahead.

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Rock of Ages
Monday 15th September - Saturday 20th September 2014

Set in L.A.'s infamous Sunset Strip in 1987, ROCK OF AGES tells the story of Drew, a boy from South Detroit and Sherrie, a small-town girl, both in L.A. to chase their dreams of making it big and falling in love. ROCK OF AGES takes you back to the times of big bands with big egos playing big guitar solos and sporting even bigger hair! This 80s-themed hilarious musical features over 30 eyebrow scorching tunes including: Don’t Stop Believin’, We Built This City, The Final Countdown, Wanted Dead or Alive, Here I Go Again, Can’t Fight this Feeling and I Want To Know What Love Is.

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Blood Brothers
Monday 29th September - Saturday 11th October 2014

The legendary BLOOD BROTHERS tells the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with fateful consequences. Few musicals have received quite such acclaim as the multi-award winning BLOOD BROTHERS. Bill Kenwright’s production surpassed 10,000 performances in London’s West End, one of only three musicals ever to achieve that milestone.

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Shrek - the Musical
Tuesday 21st October - Sunday 9th November 2014

Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, SHREK THE MUSICAL is this year’s must-see show for all the family. Join the unlikely hero and his loyal steed Donkey as they embark on a quest to rescue the beautiful (if slightly temperamental) Princess Fiona from a fire breathing, love-sick dragon. Add the diminutive Lord Farquaad, a gang of fairytale misfits, and a biscuit with attitude, and you’ve got the biggest, brightest musical comedy around!
Featuring all new songs as well as cult Shrek anthem I’m a Believer, SHREK THE MUSICAL brings all the much-loved DreamWorks characters to life, live on stage, in an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza. Join the adventure

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The Mousetrap
Monday 10th November - Saturday 15th November 2014

The Mousetrap is celebrating the 62nd year of a record breaking run during which over 25,000 performances have been given, including a sell-out run at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in 2013. An iconic piece of theatrical history, this is a classic whodunit written by the greatest crime writer of all time.
The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the motive are finally revealed.
In her own inimitable style, Dame Agatha Christie has created an atmosphere of shuddering suspense and a brilliantly intricate plot where murder lurks around every corner.

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One Man Two Guvnors
Monday 17th November - Saturday 22nd November 2014

Richard Bean’s award-winning play is a glorious celebration of British comedy – a unique, laugh-out-loud mix of satire, songs, slapstick and glittering one-liners. Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe. But Roscoe is really Rachel, posing as her own dead brother – who’s been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers. Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a job with one Stanley Stubbers – but to prevent discovery, he must keep his two guvnors apart. Simple.

 

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La Traviata, Glyndebourne Tour 2014
Wednesday 3rd December - Saturday 6th December 2014

Exceptional, world-class opera on your doorstep – after a wait of 23 years, don’t miss Glyndebourne’s performance at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre with this operatic gem, the perfect Christmas treat - Verdi’s La traviata
Transferring direct from Glyndebourne’s renowned summer Festival, a new production of Verdi’s masterpiece – the story of a ‘fallen woman’ who, in the shadow of death, grasps life and lives it to the full. Intensely passionate and tragic, La traviata remains one of the most popular operas of all time. Written by Verdi at the peak of his powers, it is lyrical, heartbreaking and unforgettable, appealing directly to the emotions and resulting in an opera that invents itself anew for every generation.

The performance lasts approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, including one interval of 20 minutes. Sung in Italian with English supertitles

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