THISISPOPBABY and DUBLIN DANCE FESTIVAL present the return of the International smash-hit sensation



SIX SHOWS ONLY at Dublin Dance Festival 2019, LIVE AT VICAR ST.

1-4 May 2019




“A rose-coloured response to a mean, grey world”

New York Times

“A sensational carnival — easily the most exhilarating spectacle on the Fringe”

The Irish Times

“A wild night of entertainment that will make you want to change the world”

The Age, Melbourne

“Gorgeous, with glitter on top. Beg, borrow or steal a ticket”


Opening the 15th edition of the Dublin Dance Festival with a bang, the genre-defying international smash-hit sensation RIOT makes a triumphant return to Dublin to get the party started!

The award-winning explosive, cabaret performance has set hearts and minds alight all over the globe, and is coming home for 6 shows only at Vicar St.

Thrilling, exhilarating, uplifting and utterly unique – this theatrical explosion will set hearts soaring and pulses racing once more during this very limited run in Vicar St. Tickets are on sale this Friday 7 December, Sign-up for  exclusive 24hr pre-sale booking from Thursday 6th December at 10am

RIOT is a disorderly cocktail of eye-popping circus, future-retro-disco, gut-punching spoken word and mind-blowing moves that leaves audiences dazzled & dizzy.

A love letter of hope to the future, a clarion call on the state of the nation and a divine celebration and blunt criticism of the world today, RIOT unites the hottest stars of Irish stage and screen in this glittering roulette of the brilliant, brazen and downright bizarre.

So meet us at the barricades once more for a night of acrobatics, thumping tunes, slapstick comedy and jaw-droppingly sexy circus.


1- 4 May 2019 | Vicar St


€50 Ringside | €45 Premium | €40 Standard | €30 Restricted View
Plus Ticketmaster Fees


Sign-up for an exclusive 24hr pre-sale booking from Thursday 6th December at 10am –

 General Public Release

Friday 7 December at 10am via

And Ticketmaster outlets nationwide.

Buy Online: | By Phone: 0818 719 300 | In Person: Ticketmaster Outlets Nationwide



Celebrating more than ten years of explosive events, from Poptent at Electric Picnic and Alice in Funderland – The Musical, to the extraordinary Where We Live as part of St Patrick’s Festival and the legendary club night WERK, RIOT is THISISPOPBABY’s most entertaining show to date. Uniting the hottest stars of Irish stage and screen in a glittering roulette of the brilliant, brazen and downright bizarre, RIOT has travelled the world and returns home for six shows only next May at Dublin Dance Festival.

Created & Directed by Jennifer Jennings and Phillip McMahon.

RIOT is presented by THISISPOPBABY and Dublin Dance Festival. Originally co-produced by Dublin Fringe Festival with the support of the Arts Council of Ireland. Dublin Dance Festival is supported by the Arts Council of Ireland and Dublin City Council.

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