Need a break from the pub or the cinema? We’ve got you covered with the top ten best musicals coming to Dublin’s Bord Gáis Theatre.
The striking architecture of the Bord Gáis Theatre makes it easy to spot on any map. We are giving you the lowdown on all the musicals coming to Dublin’s Bord Gáis Theatre.
Conveniently placed in the grand canal square alongside bars, restaurants, and hotels, this venue takes priority on your trip to Dublin.
Read on to discover the top ten best musicals coming to Dublin’s Bord Gáis Theatre.
10. The Osmonds – see how the boyband came to be
Relive the tale of one of the world’s biggest boybands with this new musical. The official story by Jay Osmond portrays five brothers from Utah who rose to fame and produced hit after hit with their band, The Osmonds.
This show will get you up and dancing before the night’s over. Undoubtedly one of the best musicals coming to Dublin’s Bord Gáis Theatre.
When: 22 March 2022 – 26 March 2022
9. Friends! The Musical Parody – for fans of the comedy series
If you’ve watched every episode of the popular TV sitcom, this musical is for you.
Experience the politics of work, life, and love all over again with this hilarious production. You won’t regret it!
When: 19 April 2022 – 23 April 2022
8. School of Rock: The Musical – stick it to the man
If you loved the 2003 comedy starring Jack Black, you won’t want to miss this musical!
This stage production of School of Rock features all the songs from the original movie and an all-new score by acclaimed composer Andrew Lloyd Webber. Sit back and watch a group of massively talented children who perform live at every show.
When: 21 June 2022 – 2 July 2022
7. Bring it On: The Musical – a cheertastic event
Embrace nostalgia again with this one! Bring It On, performed in Dublin’s Bord Gáis Theatre, is even better than the early 2000’s teen comedy of the same name.
Join Campbell as she navigates through the drama of high school and her brand-new cheerleading squad. With Lin-Manual Miranda, the brains behind Hamilton and Disney’s Moana, listed as one of the show’s writers, it’s sure to be a fantastic production.
When: 24 May 2022 – 28 May 2022
6. Waitress – a treat for next summer
Another smash-hit musical comedy is one of the best musicals coming to Dublin’s Bord Gáis Theatre.
In this romantic comedy, Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker, faces the ups and downs of friendships and relationships.
Described as a ‘five-star musical’ by The Times, Waitress is warm and funny with a fantastic music score to top it all off.
When: 7 June 2022 – 18 June 2022
5. Sister Act – relive the great movie
After its record-breaking stint at London’s West End, Sister Act is one of the musicals coming to Dublin’s Bord Gáis Theatre.
A nostalgic whirlwind, now set in 2021, the stage show pays tribute to the 1990’s Whoopi Goldberg movie where her character is forced to join a convent after being placed in a witness protection programme.
Pick this show and enjoy the friendship, sisterhood, soul, and disco that come with it.
When: 20 September 2022 – 1 October 2022
4. The Book of Mormon – one of the musicals coming to Dublin’s Bord Gáis Theatre this November
The Book of Mormon tells the story of two Mormon boys sent on a quest to preach their faith. This musical satire, written by the creators of South Park, is a great introduction to musicals and sure to keep you laughing all night.
When: 3 November 2021 – 4 December 2021
3. Chicago – get your jazz hands ready
Chicago is the most dazzling musical you will ever see!
Cited as the longest-running American musical in Broadway history, Chicago follows Roxie Hart, a nightclub dancer turned murderer who hires the best criminal lawyer in town to help clean up her image.
You will love the 1920s dancing, music, and costumes in this one.
When: 5 April 2022 – 16 April 2022
2. Les Misérables – the musical phenomenon
In this French revolution musical, a peasant named Jean Valjean seeks redemption, having served 19 years in jail for stealing a loaf of bread.
The antagonist, police inspector Javert, follows him closely throughout; meanwhile, an uprising starts to form on the streets of Paris.
Les Misérables is one of the world’s most famous and longest-running musicalS to have been staged in London’s West End. Don’t miss it!
Running: 8 February 2022 – 26 February 2022
1. The Lion King – a timeless classic
Based on the Disney epic, The Lion King roars back as one of the musicals coming to Dublin’s Bord Gáis Theatre this winter.
Now, you can experience Simba’s adventures through song, dance, masks, puppets, and costumes.
This Broadway hit has made box office history, having been seen in multiple different languages by over 100 million people worldwide.
This show is suitable for children aged six and over. So take the kids to an afternoon show or attend in the evening to make it a date night.
Running: 23 December 2021 – 4 February 2022