From Mayo Performing Arts Center:
Irish music and dance are used to tell the story of Celtic culture when Dublin Irish Dance comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, March 7 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $29-$49.
Dublin Irish Dance tells the story, through Irish music, song, dance, of the immigrant Irish as they left their homes in Ireland for the shores of America. Today the U.S. census states than more than 40 million people claim to be of Irish decent. With moving themes of immigration, love, loss and triumph over adversity, in good times and bad, Ireland’s traditions of music, song and dance have been the sound track to the life of millions of people.
From the beat of the breaking heart embodied in poignant songs of love and loss to the pulsating beat of the invigorating Irish dancers reflecting their triumph over adversity, ‘Dublin Irish Dance’ tells the story of the Irish who traveled to America in search of a new life.
The performance comprises a blend of classic contemporary tunes with traditional Irish rhythms alongside stirring & emotive vocal tracks.
Experience the dazzling dance performances, the incredible emotion of the pure celtic voice and the sensational multi instrumentalists on fiddle, flute, uilleann pipes, accordion, banjo, mandolin, whistle, bodhrán, guitar, piano, drums & bass.
Featuring world champion dancers, all Ireland champion instrumentalists, principal performers from Riverdance together with sensational performers from Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance and Celtic Woman. Dublin Irish Dance is a captivating portrayal of the Irish and its culture that will leave you with heartfelt tears and dancing in the aisles…and wanting to book the next flight to Ireland! Dublin Irish Dance is like no other show in its genre. Complete with pulsating and stirring Irish music together with original choreography this exciting production steeped in Ireland’s cultural traditions is infused with worldly influences and vast experience and is undoubtedly unique in its imaginative design.
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 2017-2018 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.