“An Irish Christmas” will take a journey through Christmas in Ireland at Jacksonville’s Times-Union Center. There will be one show on Monday, December 21, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. You can celebrate the great traditions of Irish mythology, enjoy superb music-making, the singing of Christmas carols and great storytelling, all led by an award-winning cast of Irish dancers, in a night that sparkles with life and a bit of ‘magic!
An Irish Christmas 2015 (as seen on PBS) brings just about everything to the table – joy, hope, laughter, friendship, celebration, of life through storytelling, music, song, and dance in a night that sparkles with life and a bit of ‘magic! You will journey through Christmas in Ireland and celebrate the great tradition of butter making, chase the wren on St. Stephen’s day, draw down the half door for spectacular dance, enjoy superb music-making, singing of Christmas carols and great storytelling in an unforgettable Irish night. Irish folk theatre at its best! So come and refresh your spirit, dust off the cares of the world and dance home with a smile in your heart as this joyful night brings you to a wonderful Ireland that echoes so forcefully in millions of hearts throughout the world.
Dancers dance through the generations over brooms, on half doors, around butter churns, into the world of mythology and out again. Songs spinning out of the mists and into the familiar Silent Night, Little Drummer Boy and Carol of the Bells, and superb music of the pipes, flutes, fiddles, button accordion and bodhráns are just the beginning of this great Irish night! You can be sure of a rip-roaring celebration of Christmas from the heart of glorious Ireland with a superb team of Irish traditional musicians, dancers from the Kerry Dance Troupe lead by Scott Doherty (Riverdance & Lord of the Dance), the Kerry Records voice squad, and Irish actor Sheelagh Cullen. Order your tickets for this great Irish holiday welcome in Jacksonville, Florida.
An Irish Christmas
DATE: Monday, Dec. 21, 2015
TIME: 7:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Times Union Center Performing Arts
300 West Water St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
TICKETS: start at $31.50 for adults, $15.50 for children. They may be purchased online at FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by Chase the official presenter of the Jacksonville show, or by calling (904) 442-BWAY (2929) between 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday. Discounts are available for groups of 10+ by calling (904) 442-2947 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.