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Stay Close to Bord Gais Energy Theatre

Opened in 2010, The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre is a landmark building for the 21st Century. Recognised as a leading theatrical institute and performance centre in Europe, the theatre has welcomed over five million visitors since its opening.

Calling the Grand Canal Dock its home, the iconic building, known for its exceptional programme of events from around the world, delivering a diverse, exciting, and unparalleled experience for their audience.  It is not to be missed during your stay in Dublin.

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The Grand Canal Hotel is located a short 7-minute walk from the Bord Gais Energy Theatre and is the perfect place to stay while attending a show, concert or event there.

Our theatre package was designed to ensure that our guests can make the most of their night out. After checking into your room, enjoy a glass of wine with an indulgent three-course meal before strolling down to the theatre, taking in the sights of the Docklands on your way. On your return, retreat to the atmospheric Waterbank Bar or our relaxing lobby lounge for a nightcap or two.


July 23rd - September 15th 2024

Get ready to defy gravity as Wicked flys backs to the Bord Gáis in July 2024.

Based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire, Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman's WICKED imagines a beguilling backstory and future possibilities to the lives of L.Frank Baum's beloved characters from the 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' and reveals the decisions and events that shape the destinies of two unlikely university friends on their journey to becoming Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

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September 17th - November 16th 2024

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s multi award-winning cultural phenomenon Hamilton is coming to Dublin for the first time in September 2024!
Hamilton is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and helped shape the very foundations of the America we know today. The score blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B and Broadway – the story of America then, as told by America now.
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Swan Lake

November 20th - November 24th 2024

Based at the stunning Opera and Ballet State Theatre in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi, this company of “versatile and accomplished” dancers (The New York Times) has soared under the bold artistic direction of world-renowned, Georgian-born Nina Ananiashvili, former prima ballerina with Bolshoi Ballet and American Ballet Theatre. 
Comprised of a touring company of over 70, sumptuous sets, and magnificent costumes,  State Ballet of Georgia’s  Swan Lake is set to be spectacular! From the first immortal bars of Tchaikovsky’s score, State Ballet of Georgia’s  Swan Lake beckons the audience to another world. Ballet fans, including those who will make Swan Lake their first experience at the ballet, will be captivated by Prince Siegfried’s love for the Swan Queen Odette and the drama of their battle against the evil sorcerer Rothbart.
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December 01st - December 07th 2024

The love between a father and daughter, a lustful Duke, revenge and a curse. The court jester Rigoletto loves his daughter Gilda above all else. When the Duke of Mantua and his courtiers play a cruel trick on them, Rigoletto plots murderous revenge. But Gilda’s love and devotion lead to devastating consequences.
Conducted by Fergus Sheil, Irish National Opera’s artistic director, Rigoletto is directed by Julien Chavaz and designed by Jamie Vartan, the team behind INO’s acclaimed William Tell.
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Mary Poppins

December 11th 2024 - January 11th 2025

Based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film, the story of the World’s favourite nanny arriving on Cherry Tree Lane is even more magical than ever before featuring dazzling choreography, incredible effects and unforgettable songs. The timeless score includes the classic songs; Jolly Holiday, Step in Time, Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious and Feed the Birds with new songs and additional music and lyrics by the Olivier award-winning British team of George Stiles and Anthony Drewe.
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Now That's What I Call A Musical

January 21st - January 25th 2025

It’s Birmingham, 1989. Gemma and April, two school friends, are busy with very important business- planning their lives based on Number One Magazine quizzes and dreaming of snogging Rick Astley! Fast forward to Birmingham 2009, and they’re confronted with their worst nightmare: the school reunion…!
As friends reunite, drama unfolds, and old flames reappear…
So dust off your spandex, crimp your hair and get ready to press play on the rest of your life.
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War Horse

January 29th - February 01st 2025

War Horse is an unforgettable theatrical experience which takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of the First World War France. 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.
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Dr Strangelove

February 5th - February 22nd 2025

Seven-time BAFTA Award winner Steve Coogan will lead the first ever adaptation of the legendary film-maker’s work. Coogan will be joined by Olivier Award Winner Giles Terera who will play the role of General Buck Turgidson.
This jet-black comedy masterpiece, about a rogue U.S. General who triggers a nuclear crisis, is brought to the stage by acclaimed, BAFTA and Emmy Award winner Armando Iannucci and Olivier Award winner Sean Foley in an explosively funny satire of mutually assured destruction. Sean Foley will also direct.
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& Juliet

February 25th - March 08th 2025

There is life after Romeo!
Get whisked away on a fabulous journey as Juliet ditches her famous ending for a fresh beginning and a second chance at life and love—her way. Created by the Emmy-winning writer from “Schitt’s Creek,” this hilarious new musical flips the script on the greatest love story ever told and asks, what would happen next if Juliet didn’t end it all over Romeo?
Juliet’s new story bursts to life through a playlist of pop anthems, including Britney Spear’s…Baby One More Time, Katy Perry’s Roar, and chart toppers Since U Been Gone, It’s My Life, Can’t Stop the Feeling and more — all from Max Martin, the genius songwriter/producer behind more #1 hits than any other artist this century, and his collaborators. Break free of the balcony scene and get into this romantic comedy that proves there’s life after Romeo.
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March 11th - March 15th 2025


Murder, greed, corruption, exploitation, adultery and treachery…all those things we hold near and dear to our hearts” So begins the international multi-award-winning musical, Chicago.

Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, Chicago is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her. Desperate to avoid conviction, she dupes the public, the media and her rival cellmate, Velma Kelly, by hiring Chicago’s slickest criminal lawyer to transform her malicious crime into a barrage of sensational headlines, the likes of which might just as easily be ripped from today’s tabloids.
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The Flying Dutchman

March 23rd - March 29th 2025

The Dutchman’s mysterious ghost ship is doomed to roam the seas until he finds true love on land. The young Senta dreams of the mythical Dutchman and longs to break his curse. But a chance to do so only occurs every seven years.
Irish National Opera’s first Wagner opera, The Flying Dutchman stars soprano Giselle Allen (Elektra 2021) as Senta and bass-baritone Alfred Walker as the cursed Dutchman fated to continually sail the seas. Bass James Creswell plays Senta’s father Daland, with tenor Toby Spence as Eric, mezzo-soprano Carolyn Dobbin as her nurse Mary, and tenor Gavan Ring as the steersman.
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The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe

May 06th - May 10th 2025

Step through the wardrobe into the magic kingdom of Narnia where a world of wonder awaits.
Join Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter as they as they wave goodbye to wartime Britain and embark on the most magical of adventures in a frozen, faraway land where they meet Mr Tumnus the faun, talking beavers, Aslan (the noble king of Narnia) and the coldest, most evil White Witch.
Watch the nation’s favourite novel The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe come to life on stage in this spectacular production which is guaranteed to delight all ages.
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Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

May 27th - June 14th 2025

From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her triumphant transformation into a multi-award-winning global superstar, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them, winning 12 Grammy Awards.
Set to the pulse-pounding soundtrack of her iconic hits, including The Best, What’s Love Got To Do With It?, Private Dancer and River Deep, Mountain High, discover the heart and soul behind the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Experience her inspiring story live on stage as this exhilarating celebration reveals the untold story of a woman who dared to dream fiercely, shatter barriers and defy the bounds of age, gender and race to conquer the world against all odds.
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