The Bord Gais Energy Theatre is located in Grand Canal Square, just a short 8 minute walk from the Grand Canal Hotel.

The Theatre has been in operation since 2010 and entertains over half a million people each year.

Whether you are a Theatre buff or not,  you are bound to enjoy a show or two from the extentive range on offer.

There are an array of shows to choose from throughout the year including ballets, comedy, concerts, opera, musicals and much more.

The list is endless and there are shows to suit everyone.


As a treat, we have created a selection of All Inclusive Theatre packages making it simple to book your entire Theatre Break in an instant!

Have a look at our fantastic package details and upcoming shows below..

- Show Tickets

- Delicious Pre-Show Early Bird Dinner

- Overnight Accommodation

- Full Irish Breakfast

- Free parking and Wi-Fi

Calendar Girls

22nd January – 2nd February 2019

The smash hit musical comedy is coming to the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in January 2019.
The award-winning production, is based on the true story of the calendar girls - a group of ordinary ladies who achieved something extraordinary.
This marvellous musical comedy which received fantastic five-star reviews in London's West End now comes to Bord Gais Energy Theatre.
The Times described Calendar Girls the Musical as 'pure gold'.

Motown the Musical

5th February – 23rd February 2019

Motown the Musical comes to Bord Gais Energy Theatre as part of its major UK and Ireland tour.
With music and lyrics from the Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, Charles Randolph-Wright’s production features a live orchestra playing 50 Motown tracks including Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, I’ll Be There, Dancing In The Street, Stop! In The Name Of Love, My Girl and I Heard It through the Grapevine and tells the story behind the classic hits.
Motown the Musical uncovers the true story of the legendary record label that changed music history and created the soundtrack of a generation.

Jersey Boys

6th March – 16th March 2019

Grammy Award-winning musical Jersey Boys is the remarkable true story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and their rise to stardom from the wrong side of the tracks. 
These four boys from New Jersey became one of the most successful bands in pop history. They were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and sold 175 million records worldwide, all before they turned 30.  The show is packed with their hits, including Beggin’, Sherry, Walk Like A Man, December, 1963 (Oh What a Night), Big Girls Don’t Cry, My Eyes Adored You, Let’s Hang On (To What We’ve Got), Bye Bye Baby, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Working My Way Back to You, Fallen Angel, Rag Doll and Who Loves You.

War Horse

10th April – 27th April 2019

WAR HORSE will return to Dublin 10 – 27 April 2019 as part of its 10th Anniversary Tour.
At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert’s beloved horse, is sold to the Cavalry and shipped to France. He’s soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary journey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man’s land. Albert, who remained on his parents’ Devon farm, cannot forget Joey. Though still not old enough to enlist he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home.
Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-sized horses by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage.
War Horse is an unforgettable theatrical event which takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France.

The King and I 

21 May 2019 - 1 Jun 2019

The King and I,  is the greatest musical from the golden age of musicals – adored by the public and critics alike – with one of the finest scores ever written including Whistle a Happy Tune, Getting to Know You, and Shall We Dance, and featuring a company of over 50 world-class performers and a full-scale orchestra. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness this glorious production, as you have never seen it before..

Dirty Dancing 

24 Jun 2019 - 29 Jun 2019

Dirty Dancing – the classic story on stage is back, exploding with heart-pounding music, breath-taking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing.
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. Don’t miss your chance to see this sensational production.

The Rocky Horror Show

1st - 6th July 2019

Richard O’Brien’s legendary rock ‘n’ roll musical returns to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre as part of a sell-out worldwide tour, having now been seen by over 30 million theatregoers.

Featuring timeless classics, including Sweet Transvestite, Damn it Janet, and of course, the pelvic-thrusting Time Warp, The Rocky Horror Show 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’s an adventure they’ll never forget...

Annie Theatre Package

9th - 20th July 2019

The smash-hit production of Annie comes to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre direct from London’s West End. Set in New York in the 1930s during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Her luck soon changes when she's chosen to spend a fairy-tale Christmas with famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Meanwhile, spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie’s search for her true family…

With its Tony® award-winning book and score, including the unforgettable songs It’s The Hard-Knock Life, Easy Street, I Don’t Need Anything But You and Tomorrow, you can bet your bottom dollar that you’ll love it!

The Bodyguard 

12 Aug 2019 - 17 Aug 2019 

The international, award-winning smash hit musical based on the blockbuster film, The Bodyguard is coming back to Dublin starring Alexandra Burke* as she makes a triumphant return to the role of Rachel Marron.

Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker.  Each expects to be in charge – what they don’t expect is to fall in love.

Kinky Boots

19 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019

Winner of every major Best Musical award, including the 2016 Olivier Award for Best New Musical, ‘London’s hottest musical’ (Smooth Radio) Kinky Boots is coming to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre!
With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray) and book by Broadway legend Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), this ‘dazzling, fabulously sassy and uplifting’ (Time Out) musical celebrates a joyous story of Brit grit to high-heeled hit, as it takes you from the factory floor of Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan!
Don’t miss the ‘freshest, most fabulous, feel-good musical of the decade’ (The Hollywood News) as it embarks on its first ever UK and Ireland tour! It’s the ultimate fun night out for you and your loved ones, so book now and experience the energy, joy and laughter of this dazzling show.
Please note this show is recommended for ages 10+


17 Sep 2019 - 28 Sep 2019

The world’s best-loved musical, is back at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre! Grittier and more glamorous than ever before, this brand-new production will play from Tuesday 17 - Saturday 28 September 2019.

After a whirlwind summer romance, leather-clad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High for senior year. But can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life and find true love once more?

So round-up your Burger Palace Boys, pick up your Pink Ladies and re-discover why GREASE really is the one that you want!


1 Oct 2019 - 5 Oct 2019

Bill Kenwright presents the multi-award-winning production of Kander and Ebb’s landmark musical, Cabaret . The production has enjoyed two smash hit West End runs at The Lyric and The Savoy theatres. CABARET features show-stopping choreography, dazzling costumes and iconic songs Money Makes The World Go Round, Maybe This Time, Cabaret and more.

Since its Broadway premiere and the movie version with Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey, CABARET has won numerous stage and screen awards including eight Oscars, seven BAFTAs and 13 Tony® Awards.
1931 Berlin was a haven of divine decadence in which the legendary Sally Bowles performs at the infamous Kit Kat Klub.

Joseph & The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

8 Oct 2019 - 12 Oct 2019

Bill Kenwright’s ‘Amazing’, ’Superb’, ‘Wonderful’ and ‘Brilliant’ production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sparkling family musical comes to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre!
Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his 11 brothers and the coat of many colours, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Go, Go, Go Joseph, Any Dream Will Do, Jacob and Sons, Close Every Door To Me and many more.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat was the first of Lloyd Webber and Rice’s musicals to be performed publicly. Seen by an estimated 26 million people, Joseph continues to enthral audiences around the world.

We Will Rock You

28 Oct 2019 - 2 Nov 2019

The worldwide smash hit musical by Queen and Ben Elton returns to Ireland. The multi-million-pound show dazzles all the senses in breathtaking style. Guaranteed to blow your mind, this musical phenomenon is not to be missed!

Since 2002 over 16 million theatregoers in 19 countries have been thrilled by this awe-inspiring production. With 24 of Queen’s biggest hits delivered in a show that boasts the scale and spectacle that marked the bands’ legendary live performances.