Theatre Breaks

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Looking to catch a theatrical performance or your favourite live band in Dublin? Then look no further than The Bonnington Dublin & Leisure Centre for your perfect theatre break. Whether you’re into musicals or ballets, Broadway or the West End, our hotel will make your evening a night to remember with our comfortable rooms and exceptional service.

The Bord Gais Theatre is a performing arts venue, located in the Docklands of Dublin. It is also Ireland’s largest fixed-seat theatre and was opened in 2010. The theatre endeavours to present a diverse programme of world class entertainment and an unparalleled theatrical experience. Over 500 productions have graced the stage, raising the curtain on about 3,436 performances.

There are many exciting shows coming to the theatre soon such as Dirty Dancing and Annie.

Dirty Dancing, exploding with heart-pounding music, breathtaking 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.

The smash-hit production of ANNIE comes to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, direct from London’s West End. Set in 1930s New York 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 fairytale 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…

Don’t miss your chance to see these sensational productions and book a stay in The Bonnington Dublin. Our hotel is only 4.9km from the theatre.

For 146 years the Gaiety Theatre has given the people of Dublin opera, musicals, drama, revues, comedy, concerts, dance, festivals and pantomime. The Gaiety is known for its annual Christmas pantomime and has hosted a pantomime every year since 1874. The Gaiety shows have included Irish performers that appeal to home grown audiences, including a number of Fair City actors. This year Riverdance and Swan Lake will grace the stage…

The worldwide phenomenon which is Riverdance began its journey as the interval act in the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest, produced for television by Moya Doherty. This electrifying and innovative seven minute dance piece was then developed into a full-length stage show. With its fusion of Irish and International music and dance, the show broke all box office records and has continued to set new records throughout the world.

Ballet Ireland is delighted to present a national tour of Swan Lake, one of the great love stories of classical ballet. This most famous of ballets, combines romantic themes, classical technique and ethereal imagery, with Tchaikovsky’s majestic score, to ensure this masterpiece’s immortality. Swan Lake tells the story of Odette, a beautiful princess, who turned into a swan by day by evil magician Von Rothbart, only to regain her human form at night. Out hunting by the lakeside, Prince Siegfried encounters her and falls madly in love with her. But will he be able to break Von Rothbart’s spell..?

The Gaiety Theatre is 6.4km from the Bonnington Hotel, making us a prime location for your theatre themed hotel stay.


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