Heartbeat of Home

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Music and Dance is the Heartbeat of Irish Culture

From street ballad singers to rock'n'roll stars: for a tiny island, Ireland has produced more than its fair share of the world's finest musicians, dancers and artists. At the heart of this is a rich and varied local traditional music scene – a fountain of both inspiration and entertainment. Music and dance is written into the history and landscape of Ireland, with the ancient Celtic traditions still thriving within Ireland's towns, cities and local communities.

The enjoyment of music & dance lies within the heart of Irish culture. Jump Into Ireland.

About Heartbeat of Home in Toronto!

North American Premiere

From the producers of the international phenomenon, Riverdance, comes a brand new show! 

Heartbeat of Home is a music and dance spectacular! A world-class cast of thirty-eight of the best Irish, Latin and Afro-Cuban dancers and musicians will create a dream world of joyous, high-energy, heart-stopping performances.

Modern, mesmerizing, emotionally satisfying and fun! Heartbeat of Home is a crowd-pleaser for a new generation. Toronto audiences will be the first to see this exciting new show before it goes on its North American tour.

Enjoy Heartbeat of Home at the Ed Mirvish Theatre (formerly The Canon)

Address: 244 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1V8. Tel: 416 872 1212

Dates: January 21 – March 2, 2014


Visit www.mirvish.com for tickets and show times.

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