Created by the Producers and Director of Riverdance, Heartbeat of Home is a music and dance spectacular featuring the vibrant, dynamic components of traditional Irish, Latin and Afro-Cuban music and dance. The world-class cast of thirty-seven includes a ten-piece band creating 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 concept development and lyrics by award winning Irish writer Joseph O’Connor. Joseph comments: ‘when we marry the sexiness of salsa to the thunder of Irish dance, the lyricism of tango to the yearning of traditional Irish song what a night of storytelling we shall have’
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 World Premiere of Heartbeat of Home took place at The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre Dublin on Wednesday 2 October and ran for 21 performances. Heartbeat of Home had its Asian premiere in December with sell out runs in Beijing and Shanghai . Heartbeat of Home will play Toronto, Chicago, Detroit, Boston, New York City and Los Angeles beginning January 2014.
“An extraordinary show … Jaw dropping scale … inspiringly imaginative..”
Irish Mail on Sunday
Dance extravaganza lifts the spirits…a spectacle with heart and a soul..
“Sexy, electrifying dance show had every heart in theatre missing a beat….
The dancing is a mix of foreplay, seduction and simulation ”