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“Matilda The Musical”

Bord Gais Energy Theatre
Ranked #48 of 567 things to do in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre raised its first curtain on March 18, 2010 and has since been presenting world class performances to almost 2 million audience members from across Ireland and the world. With a diverse repertoire of genres ranging from musicals to folk concerts and from opera to ballet, coming to the theatre allows you an escape. You can get to a Broadway or West End theatre, Russian ballet or German opera, all from just a few minutes away from home. In an iconic building, designed by renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, the theatre is a pinnacle of entertainment in the heart of Dublin’s city centre. Home to the Circle Club, the theatre provides for those who wan to experience a little bit more during their theatrical experience. Here is a place to relax and enjoy the performance while taking in the magnificent views of Grand Canal Basin, food, and friends.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning theatre. Easy signage for seats. Reasonably priced drinks aswell.

We watched Matilda The Musical which was excellent and highly reccomended. My little one adored it. We were sat in Circle Seats Row E which was excellent albeit quite expensive.

The theatres decor is beautiful and elegant.

If youre after a taxi post show there is a taxi rank outside the building which is very handy.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see the UCD Orchestra and the Bootleg Beatles perform their tribute to Sgt Peppers. The theatre is within 10 minutes walk from the city centre. It is in a great setting just off the Grand Canal. Plenty of parking, hotels, bar and eateries nearby if visiting. The seats are comfortable and each row is slightly offset which is great as it means all seats have unobstructed views. Bar area is a good size and although it can seem congested before during and after a performance it is well staffed and queues move quickly.
The acoustics in the hall are excellent and it is an impressive modern theatre. Great venue which can only add to any performance.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended this theatre to see Brendan Cole's 'All night long' show of strictly fame. Show was AMAZING but this review is about the bord gais theatre. Staff were friendly and enthusiastic. Facilities were great. Tip move up stairs to get a drink less crowded than the foyer. Great photo opps from 2nd and 3rd floor so maybe go in a little earlier and watch sun set. Coffee is ok from a machine would prefer real coffee but im being picky. Seats are great and staff very accomodating for wheelchair users. Would highly recommended using their accessibility team. Great date place. Family and wheelchair friendly. Parking in Q park (Grand Canal Car Park) underneath. Its expensive to park so dont get a shock :)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely excellent theatre. I saw Legally Blonde the musical here in Feb 2018 and it was great. Really fab place.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Bord Gais to see the charismatic Brendan Cole & his troops . Really good show with some lovely dancing , a great band & two fabulous singers. Brendan put on a great variety with a good mixture of music, dance & a bit of banter. Was really impressed by the level of fitness & atheism of the dancers & their was a great atmosphere within the audience as Brendan kept everyone entertained. If I was to make a criticism I would say that maybe if the show followed a story line of some sort it might be better as sometimes we went from Brendan having the fun with the audience straight into a romantic number so it was a bit of a strange transition. There was also a fast number “what a feeling” with a solo dancer that really didn’t work either. She was a super dancer but did not fit the bill for this number, didn’t do her any favors putting it politely. Anyway I would highly recommend the show & would definitely go back again. The main singer was the high point & he could most certainly hold a full show on his own. Fabulous voice with a personality to match.

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