Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Get into the Rhythm of Irish Dance; RHYTHM OF THE DANCE, DARLINGTON CIVIC THEATRE

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Get into the Rhythm of Irish Dance; RHYTHM OF THE DANCE, DARLINGTON CIVIC THEATRE

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THE spirit of Ireland will dance into Darlington tonight. The rousing Rhythm of the Dance live show celebrates the rich history of Ireland and the art of Irish dance. The production aims at creating a new era in Irish entertainment, presenting 30 dancers, a traditional Irish band and Young Irish Tenors.

Producer Kieran Cavanagh says how the show has played in 44 countries across the four continents, He said: "It never ceases to amaze me how many countries we have actually toured and some of them are non-English speaking territories like Russia, where we generally start a tour as far over as Siberia and then work our way back to Moscow over a five-week period of one-nighters going from town to town overnight by train.

"It's pretty amazing and the people come out and fill the theatres, and sometimes bring Celtic song books and literature with them to show to us.

"We have sometimes even played music with them in our hotel and they cannot communicate with us, only through the music, it's fantastic to see this happen, how music can bring different nations and cultures together" Kieran says the show is imbued with the spirit of Ireland. …

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