Heartbeat of Home
March 26 - April 6, 2014
THE ELECTRIFYING NEW MUSIC AND DANCE SPECTACULAR
Following its World Premiere engagement in Dublin, and a sold out run in China and Ireland, Heartbeat of Home comes to Boston's Citi Wang Theatre on March 26 thru April 6, 2014 on its first North American tour, which begins in January 2014 and will include Toronto, Chicago, Detroit, New York City and Los Angeles.
Created by the Producers and Director of Riverdance, Heartbeat of Home is a brand new tantalizing, high octane, sexy, music and dance extravaganza. This heart –stopping tour de force features the dynamic, vibrant components of traditional Irish, Latin and Afro-Cuban music and dance. The Irish Mail on Sunday hails it as ‘an extraordinary highly imaginative show’ and the Irish Independent raves that this world-class cast of thirty-seven including a ten-piece band ‘had every heart in the theatre missing a beat’.
Heartbeat of Home features a new and electrifying sound written by award-winning, Golden-Globe-nominated, composer Brian Byrne. The joyous, heart-stopping and high-energy production also features high-definition, cutting-edge projection technology.
Produced by Moya Doherty, conceived and directed by John McColgan with lyrics and narrative by award-winning Irish writer Joseph O’Connor, Heartbeat of Home showcases world-class dancers from Ireland, USA, Australia, Britain, Canada, Italy, Mexico and Spain and choreography by David Bolger.
CRITICAL PRAISE FOR HEARTBEAT OF HOME:
“Sexy, electrifying dance show had every heart in theatre missing a beat. The dancing is a mix of foreplay, seduction and simulation” -- Irish Independent
“An extraordinary show … Jaw dropping … inspiringly imaginative.”--Irish Mail on Sunday
“This is a spectacle with heart and a soul that captures our fighting spirit.” --Irish Examiner
“It is high energy, high octane, just breath-taking, absolutely breath-taking, it has the wow factor.” --Joe Duffy, RTÉ
“Stunning! Amazing! Absolutely glorious! Young people at the peak of fitness doing extraordinary, athletic things doing it in a very sinuous way.” --Pat Kenny, Newstalk.