Tag Archive | Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Musical Review: Club Tropicana – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin

Musical Review: Club Tropicana – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin

Club Tropicana – The Musical Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2 Runs until August 3rd Tickets from €18.50 Named after the ionic Wham song (which ironically doesn’t feature here) this show clearly states that it’s not trying to win any prizes, they just want to give you a fun night out. And […]

Review: Calendar Girls – The Musical – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Review: Calendar Girls – The Musical – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Review By Frances Winston   Calendar Girls – The Musical Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin 2 Until February 22nd, 7.30pm nightly with matiness at 2.30pm on Wednesdays Tickets from €21 Group offers €5 discount for Group 10+, Access, OAP, Carer, Student, Child Mon-Thurs only The 2003 true-life drama, Calendar Girls, was […]

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 […]