The Bord Gais Theatre Events Guide

You’ve heard of London’s West End and New York’s Broadway – well this is Dublin City’s answer! Located in the heart of Grand Canal Square, the Bord Gais Energy Theatre opened its doors in 2010 following the demand for a suitable theatre to show global productions and since then over half a million people have visited the Bord Gais every year.

We’re huge fans of the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre here at Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane – we’re located opposite it! Below are our top picks from their jam-packed summer program.


We Will Rock You – 28th of October to the 2nd of November

The legendary hit musical by Queen and Ben Elton makes its return to Ireland at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre. This spectacular show has thrilled over 16 million theatergoers across 19 countries with its amazing production. Be prepared to lose your mind to some of your favorite Queen classics such as Bohemian Rhapsody and Don’t Stop Me Now.
This is a show not to be missed! Tickets start from €21 with discounts available for group bookings.

9 to 5 the Musical – 19th November to 23rd November

Get yourself down to Bord Gais Energy theatre to see the amazing Dolly Parton’s smash hit musical starring Amber Davies and Loise Redknapp!
This highly acclaimed musical comes to Dublin fresh off the back of sensational reviews and sold out shows In London’s West End. 9 to 5 the musical makes for splendid viewing by combining the work of Oscar, Grammy and Tony award-nominated Dolly Parton and Patricia Resnick, the legendary film’s original screenwriter.
Tickets begin at €21 and discounts are offered to group bookings.

My Favourite Murder Live – 24th to the 25th of November

My favourite Murder, the hilarious true-crime podcast hits Bord Gais Theatre on the 24th of November for two nights as part of the Dublin Podcast Festival.
The podcast has received international recognition since its debut in 2016, sparking an enormous fanbase known as ‘Murderino’. My Favourite Murder has received international recognition, featuring in Rolling Stone magazine, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly as well as being a regular in the iTunes comedy podcast chart.
Tickets start from €38 with group discounts available!

Circus 1903 – 27th of November to the 1st of December

Take a step back in time and come to see the breath-taking acts of 1903 circus! A show with plenty to offer for the whole family, featuring a daredevil performance from jugglers, acrobats, trapeze and high wire performers, contortionists and many more! The show also features sensational life-sized elephants, mind-blowingly brought to life by the very talented team of puppeteers from War Horse.
Ticket prices begin at €16 and €5 off for children on certain performance



The Snowman Christmas Special – 6th of December to the 8th of December

Get into the Christmas spirit by coming to see the iconic Snowman Movie live in Bord Gais Energy Theatre! A truly magical concert for both young and old, this classic is guaranteed to get you in the festive mood.
The show will feature the timeless classic Walking in the Air as well as a selection of classic Christmas songs and festive performances from the talented children from several stage schools.
Tickets start at €16 and family tickets begin at €69.

Mamma Mia – 10th December 2019 to 5th Jan 2020

Mamma Mia the smash hit musical based on songs of ABBA returns to Bord Gais Energy Theatre for a 4 week run as part of the UK and International Tour, celebrating 20 years of Mamma Mia being a huge success! Be prepared for a fun-filled sing-along! Tickets from €35


Pre-theatre and Post-theatre Dining Beside The Bord Gais Theatre

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Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane is in the ideal location for starting or finishing your night at the theatre. You can choose from quick bites in the buzzing Vertigo Bar or indulge in a delicious pre-theatre meal at the Stir Restaurant with seasonal, classic Irish and European dishes made from locally sourced, fresh ingredients.

Why not extend your trip to the theatre? Enjoy a great value city-break in Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane with our range of hotel offers with deals on one and two night stays for both couples and families.

Start planning your trip to Dublin and book your perfect break at Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane.


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