Upcoming Shows in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre
Dirty Dancing (20th September – 26th September 2021)
Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds, who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Featuring the hit songs, including Hungry Eyes, Hey! Baby, Do You Love Me? and the heart-stopping (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life.
The classic story on stage is back, exploding with breath taking emotion, heart-pounding music and sensationally sexy dancing.
Don’t miss your chance to see this sensational production!
The Rocky Horror Show (4th – 9th October 2021)
This is the story of two squeaky clean college kids – Brad and his fiancée Janet. When by a twist of fate, their car breaks down outside a creepy mansion whilst on their way to visit their former college professor, they meet the charismatic Dr Frank’n’Furter. It is an adventure they’ll never forget, filled with fun, frolics, frocks, and frivolity
Ready to thrill you with fun and naughty moments, Richard O’Brien’s legendary rock ‘n’ roll musical, The Rocky Horror Show returns to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in 2021 as part of a sell-out worldwide tour, having been seen by over 30 million theatregoers.
Directed by Christopher Luscombe and featuring timeless classics, including Sweet Transvestite, Damn it Janet, and of course, the pelvic-thrusting Time Warp.
The Book of Mormon (3rd November – 4th December 2021)
The Book of Mormon follows two young missionaries who are sent to Uganda to try to convert citizens to the Mormon religion. One missionary, Elder Price, is an enthusiastic go-getter with a strong dedication to his faith, while his partner, Elder Cunningham, is a socially awkward but well meaning nerd whose tendency to embroider the truth soon lands him in trouble. Upon their arrival in Africa, Elders Price and Cunningham learn that in a society plagued by AIDS, poverty and violence, a successful mission may not be as easy as they expected.
The London production opened in February 2013, winning four Olivier Awards® including Best New Musical, and breaking the record for the highest single day of sales in West End history. It has sold out every one of its 2,936 performances to date at the Prince of Wales Theatre.
La Traviata (8th – 12th December 2021)
LA TRAVIATA (‘The Fallen Woman’) takes place in Paris around the year 1850 and is the tragic story of a well-known beauty and courtesan, Violetta. After a full life of parties and many lovers, she eventually finds true love. Unfortunately, by this time she has contracted consumption (TB) and is slowly becoming weaker and more ill. Her new love, Alfredo, is devoted to her and they enjoy a blissful life together for a short while before encountering many obstacles to their relationship, and she eventually dies of her illness.
The Lion King (23rd December)
The Lion King will return to Dublin from 23rd December 2021 for a strictly limited 6-week run. Tickets from €26 go on sale this Friday 17 September at 9am through Ticketmaster.
With an incredible cast of more than 50 actors, singers and dancers, the story of The Lion King roars into life using spectacular masks, puppets, and costumes to tell the story of Simba’s epic adventures, as he struggles with the responsibilities of adulthood and becoming king.
Les Miserables (8th February – 26th February 2022)
Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical LES MISÉRABLES returns to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in February 2022.
Since Cameron Mackintosh first conceived this new production of “Les Misérables” in 2009 to celebrate the show’s 25th anniversary it has taken the world by storm. Embraced by modern audiences across the globe as a Les Mis for the 21st century, the tour of the musical has sold out in record breaking time in each venue it has played since opening in 2018.