Musical: Billy Elliot at Bord Gais Energy Theatre (captioned performance)
31 Aug 2016 (Past)
The hit musical comes to Ireland for the first time!
Billy Elliot the Musical, one of the most beloved shows on stage today, is coming to Ireland for the first time after eleven extraordinary years in London’s West End.
Set in a small mining town in the north east of England, against the background of the 1984/’85 miners’ strike, Billy Elliot is the inspirational story of a young boy’s struggle against the odds to make his dream come true. Follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and whole community and changes his life forever.
Featuring a timeless score by Elton John, extraordinary dance and a powerful story that has captivated millions in London, on Broadway and around the world, Billy Elliot the Musical is a funny, uplifting and spectacular theatrical experience that will stay with you forever.
Winner of over 80 awards worldwide, including 10 Tony Awards®, don’t miss your chance to see this international musical sensation at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre from the 26th July – 3rd September 2016.
Captioned performance on 31st August, 7.30pm
ISL (Irish Sign Language) performance on 29th August, 7.30pm
For bookings, please contact:
Groups and Access Department
Telephone: (01) 677 7770 (9.00am – 6pm Monday – Friday)
Please note that Billy Elliot the Musical contains some strong language. For further information, please contact our box office.
Running time: 3 hours (including a 20 minute interval) Please note that due to the nature of live entertainment, all times given are approximate.
Watch: Tour trailer for Billy Elliot at Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin. Captioned performance on 31st August and ISL performance on 29th August at 7.30pm. Book here
An extraordinary triumph! A moment of rare theatrical magic
The New York Times