9 NEW SHOWS TO CELEBRATE 9 YEARS AND A THRILLING 2019 SEASON!
Today Monday 19 November, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre is proud to announce the upcoming 2019 season! Next year marks Bord Gáis Energy Theatre’s 9th year and to celebrate we’ve announced 9 sensational new shows set to take to the stage in 2019!
Irish audiences can look forward to an incredible line up of smash hit West End and Broadway musicals, unmissable drama, opera, dance, and music – as well as some firm favourites which return by popular demand.
A line-up of show-stopping musicals will take to the stage in 2019, including one of the all-time greats from the golden age of musicals, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I which waltzes its way back to Dublin from 21 May - 1 June 2019.
Other musical favourites making a welcome return are DIRTY DANCING from 24 – 29 June 2019 and smash hit musical, THE BODYGUARD starring the sensational Alexandra Burke from 07 - 17 August 2019.
We’re also delighted to announce the Irish Premiere of multi Olivier award-winning KINKY BOOTS With a book by Broadway legend winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage aux Folles), and songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper which will run from 19 - 31 August 2019.
Next autumn will see the iconic CABARET return to the stage from 01- 5 October 2019 followed by new production of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT from 08 - 12 October 2019. Rounding off a wonderful year of musical theatre will be Queen and Ben Elton’s WE WILL ROCK YOU from 28 October- 2 November 2019.
These titles join the previously announced Irish premiere of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL running for three weeks in February. CALENDAR GIRLS THE MUSICAL starring Fern Britton, Denise Welch and Rebecca Storm as well as music by Gary Barlow, the ever- popular JERSEY BOYS and THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW. Followed by a brand new 80’s themed musical CLUB TROPICANA and family favourites GREASE, ANNIE and DOCTOR DOLITTLE!
Also announced today are two sensational dance productions: MARK MORRIS’S PEPPERLAND an exuberant new work which runs for two nights from 30 April - 1 May 2019 as well as ST PETERSBURG BALLET THEATRE’S SWAN LAKE from 22 October – 26 October 2019.
Other previously announced highlights for the year ahead include MATTHEW BOURNE’S ground-breaking production of SWAN LAKE in February 2019. Drama fans can look forward to MACBETH, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD and THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN as well as the West End production of the NATIONAL THEATRE’S WAR HORSE which returns in April for three weeks.
There are concerts with world-class artists JOHN GRANT, ALFIE BOE, KATHERINE JENKINS, TOMMY FLEMING, CHRIS DE BURGH, ALED JONES & RUSSELL WATSON AND DAVID GRAY, and IRISH NATIONAL OPERA’S MADAMA BUTTERFLY runs for one week only in March.
All tickets for these fantastic new productions will go on sale this Friday 23rd November.
We look forward to welcoming you soon to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and continuing to offer the best of homegrown and international entertainment to Irish audiences.