From the Mayo Performing Arts Center:
Mayo Performing Arts Center will get into the Saint Patrick’s Day spirit with two events in March that celebrate all things Irish. The National Dance Company of Ireland will present “Rhythm of the Dance” on Sunday, March 10 at 3 pm and 7 pm; and on March 16, MPAC presents Songs of Ireland – A Celtic Celebration at 7:30 pm.
Rhythm of the Dance takes the audiences on an exhilarating and exciting, energy-packed time trip through the ages. This incredible live show creates a new era in Irish entertainment, containing a wealth of Irish talent, featuring World and Irish champion dancers, some of the finest traditional musicians and singers. Combining traditional dance and music with the most up to date stage technology, this two-hour dance and music extravaganza is internationally rated as one of the most popular Irish step dance shows in the world. Tickets are $29-$49
Songs of Ireland – A Celtic Celebration is an exhilarating and unique musical approach to universally loved songs and arias with all original arrangements drawing from Irish Traditional folk song; opera arias, duets, trios, quartets and ensembles; songs from the great American songbook; Broadway hits; and “modern” contemporary popular repertoire. The company features four tenors, four sopranos, one pianist, and three traditional Irish instrumentalists (Uilleann Pipes, Whistles, Fiddle, and Concertina) as well as some familiar faces from the popular Columbia Artists’ presentation of the Five Irish Tenors. Tickets are $29-$59.
Mayo Performing Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain, enrich, and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey. The 2018-2019 season is made possible, in part, by a grant the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as support received from the F.M. Kirby Foundation and numerous corporations, foundations and individuals. The Mayo Performing Arts Center has been designated a Major Presenting Organization by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Mayo Performing Arts Center was named 2016 Outstanding Historic Theatre by the League of Historic American Theatres, and is ranked in the top 50 mid-sized performing arts centers by Pollstar Magazine.