Heartbeat of Home - The Production

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..

“Irish Examiner”


“Sexy, electrifying dance show had every heart in theatre missing a beat….
The dancing is a mix of foreplay, seduction and simulation ”

“Irish Independent”


Hearbeat of Home

The First Leg of the Acclaimed Global Tour of
Heartbeat of Home has Concluded.

“Four out of Four Stars! You'll Be Blown Away! First class! Breathtaking!”
“Spellbinding... remarkable cast. A multicultural spectacle.”
“An experience that, for the the record, remains a thrill!”
“Exhilarating. Breathtaking. Inspiring!”
“Overflows with spirit, passion and humanity. The dance is simply staggering”
“An extraordinary show... Jaw dropping... inspiringly imaginative.”

Priority tickets for the Next Leg
of the Global Tour Go On Sale Shortly