The Spirit Of Freedom 1916 – 2016
1 -6 May 2016
“ … Spirit of Freedom has brought Ireland’s distinctive and evolving music and dance tradition to the world stage and showcased our tradition in spectacular fashion.” Enda Kenny.
“Monumental in scope, inspiring & exilharating” Broadway World
The Olympia Theatre is delighted to announce a six night run this May of the acclaimed story of Irish Independence and The Easter Rising through music, song, dance and storytelling: The Spirit Of Freedom.
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Spirit of Freedom exemplifies Michael Durkan’s production style by fielding a multitalented 14-member cast of singers, dancers, musicians and actors, many of whom are prize winners of various Irish competitions, in a free-flowing narrative structure that is underlined and illuminated by evocative visuals. The producer takes particular pride in conserving authentic folk elements of Irish music and dance within the context of a modern multimedia experience.
“Spirit of Freedom is a lively, entertaining show that tells an inspiring story as seen through the eyes of its heroes and heroines,” Mr. Durkan says. “We capture the story as a musical journey of courage, pride and determination. We’re confident that this story will resonate strongly with all people who cherish freedom, independence and democracy. ”
The creative team of Spirit of Freedomincludes Pat MacElwain, director, Claire Crehan, music director, and Richard Griffin, choreographer.
Spirit of Freedom will take you on a journey of patriotism, revenge, love and courage in a 2 hour spectacular.
Love, passion, spirit of freedom, love of life, liberty and independence.
Tickets are on sale here.