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3Olympia Theatre presents

Bluey’s Big Play

Doors 10:00AM
Price from €21.50
Ticket status Extra Dates
Bluey’s Big Play
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For real life, an extra performance of Bluey's Big Play has been added to 3Olympia's run on Thursday 22nd August 2024 at 10am!
For the first time ever, hit theatre tour Bluey’s Big Play will visit the UK & Ireland following sell-out shows across Australia and the US, and will arrive at 3Olympia Theatre, Dublin from Thursday 22nd to Sunday 25th August 2024.

Tickets priced from €21.50 including booking fee & €1.50 restoration levy on sale now via Ticketmaster.

Bluey as you've never seen it before!

Brought to real life in smash-hit theatre show for a UK and Ireland premiere tour

Bluey’s Big Play, a brand-new theatrical adaptation of the BAFTA & Emmy® award-winning children’s television series produced by Ludo Studio which airs on Disney+ and CBeebies, will hit the road in December this year and tour the UK and Ireland until Summer 2024.

When Dad feels like a little bit of Sunday afternoon time out, Bluey and Bingo have other plans! Join them as they pull out all of the games and cleverness at their disposal to get Dad off that bean bag.
quote A glorious celebration of everything you love about the show
The Guardian

With an original story by Bluey creator Joe Brumm, and new music by Bluey composer, Joff Bush. Bluey’s Big Play will go on sale on Friday 30 June at 10am.  The tour will visit iconic venues across the UK including a Christmas run at the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall in London from 20th December . For more information and presale tickets for Bluey fans visit blueylive.com.

Audiences of all ages will get to see Bluey, her younger sister Bingo and Mum & Dad Bandit and Chilli, as they’ve never seen them before, as Bluey & Her family  embark on their first live theatre show, made just for you, featuring brilliantly created puppets, live actors, and iconic sets.

Bluey’s Big Play is produced by Andrew Kay and Cuffe & Taylor with Windmill Theatre Co for BBC Studios.

Natasha Spence, Head of Attractions at BBC Studios Live Entertainment said: “Following the incredible reaction to the live theatre show in the US and in Australia, we are so excited to bring Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show to fans across the UK and Ireland.”

“We’re thrilled to be bringing Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show to UK and Ireland audiences premiering at the prestigious Royal Festival Hall in December,” said director Rosemary Myers of Windmill Theatre Company. “The response to the show from fans across Australia and the U.S.A has been nothing short of amazing and we can't wait for UK families to experience all the fun and excitement of having Bluey and her family on stage live in their city."

Ben Hatton, SVP of Arts and Entertainment for Cuffe and Taylor said: "We are truly honoured to be presenting Bluey's Big Play alongside our esteemed partners. This phenomenal show brings the beloved characters of Bluey to life on stage, and we cannot contain our excitement for audiences to experience the magic and joy it will bring”.

The stage show has enjoyed much success in Australia, where it premiered in Bluey’s hometown Brisbane and went on to perform 447 times across 65 venues, including the Sydney Opera House. The tour is currently in the US where it’s played at the Hulu Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York, the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles and the iconic Chicago Theatre. A Canadian tour was also announced earlier this year. Bluey’s Big Show has been seen by nearly 1 million fans worldwide.

Since bursting on to TV screens in Australia in 2018, Bluey has enjoyed a plethora of critical success at home and abroad, recently winning a 2022 BAFTA Children & Young People Award in the International category and picking up its consecutive fourth AACTA Best Children’s Programme award to add to an International Emmy and numerous awards for craft and production around the world.

A ratings hit, Bluey is the #1 children’s show in Australia, #1 on Disney Junior in the UK, and the #1 rated show on CBeebies in the UK. Bluey also remains popular on Disney+, which has first-window broadcast rights for Bluey in the UK. Ten new episodes of the beloved animated series will be available on Disney+ in the UK and Ireland on 12 July.

When Dad feels like a little bit of Sunday afternoon time out, Bluey and Bingo have other plans! Join them as they pull out all of the games and cleverness at their disposal to get Dad off that bean bag!  Book your tickets today at 3Olympia Theatre Box Office and Ticketmaster.ie

quote This show has to be one of the best, if not the best, pieces of children's theatre and family theatre that I've ever seen.
Broadway World
Information For Families

For all the family. Babes in arms free under 18 months. Children aged 18 months and over must have a ticket purchased for them.

Buggy Access: We reserve an area to park buggies for the duration of the show free of charge. Our usher staff will be on hand to assist & ensure these items are looked after.

Booster Seats: Free booster seats are also available for the little ones from the bars of each floor, a refundable deposit of €10 cash will be required, which you can retrieve after the show when you return the seat to the bar.

Baby Changing Facilities: We have baby changing facilities in the Ladies bathrooms on all levels, and in the Gents bathrooms in the ground floor Stalls level.

Restoration Levy

The fees for this event include a €1.50 restoration levy. 

The restoration levy will allow 3Olympia Theatre to invest in maintaining and enhancing the theatre to ensure that it continues to consistently deliver the highest quality experience for theatre goers, actors, performers & producers.

Age Restriction

Under 14's must be accompanied by an adult. 

Over 18's ID required to gain access to the bars where alcohol is served

quote There’s no better show to inspire a lifelong love of the stage in your littlies
Courier Mail, Brisbane