Tag Archive | Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Musical Review: The Band – at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Musical Review: The Band – at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

The Band – Musical theatre review by Frances Winston Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin Nightly 7.30pm until Saturday 10th November, except Friday 9th November show at 8.30pm,  Matinee 2.30pm Saturday 10th November Friday 9th November additional 5pm show Tickets from €15 Anyone who was a fan of the BBC show, Let it Shine, which searched for […]

Review: Flashdance The Musical – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Review: Flashdance The Musical – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Review By Frances Winston It seems like the only prerequisite to get funding for a musical at the moment is that the plot is based on a hit 80s movie. While Flashdance might have been the third highest grossing picture of 1983, I don’t think anyone who’s seen it could argue that it’s deep and […]

Review: An Officer and a Gentleman – The Musical – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Review: An Officer and a Gentleman – The Musical – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Review By Frances Winston An Officer and a Gentleman – The Musical Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 2. No, you’re not seeing things. They have actually adapted the 80s Debra Winger and Richard Gere classic into a musical. In fact, this is the second attempt to launch such a vehicle. An earlier […]

Musical Review: Son of a Preacher Man – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Musical Review: Son of a Preacher Man – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Musical Review By Frances Winston Son of a Preacher Man Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2. Until 26th May at 7.30pm nightly, with matinees 2.30pm on May 23rd and 26th Tickets from €21 Juke box musicals are not a new sensation, but since the massive success of Mama Mia, everybody and anybody […]

Sting’s The Last Ship: Interview with Frances McNamee

Sting’s The Last Ship: Interview with Frances McNamee

Frances Winston interviews Frances McNamee,  the female lead of Sting’s musical, The Last Ship, which will run in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, from 4th to 9th June. When a bona fide rock-superstar announces that they are dipping their foot in the world of musical theatre, the assumption is usually that they will be producing a […]

Review: Sunset Boulevard – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin

Review: Sunset Boulevard – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin

Frances Winston reviews this musical based on the iconic film of the same name Sunset Boulevard, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin 2, until 25th November Billy Wilder’s seminal 1950 movie, sunset Boulevard, remains a masterpiece to this day, and marked a huge comeback for silent film siren, Gloria Swanson, playing, well, an […]

Musical Review: Miss Saigon – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Musical Review: Miss Saigon – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Frances Winston feels that this is a ‘not to be missed’ production of Miss Saigon, which is both awe-inspiring and thought-provoking   Most touring productions passing through the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre run for around a week. The fact that Miss Saigon is booked in for six weeks is a testament to its enduring popularity. […]