NEWS: Heartbeat of Home to Return to the West End

The producers of Riverdance have announced this new dance show will play at the Piccadilly Theatre from the 4th September.

(c)Jim Byrne.

Following on from performances at the London Palladium earlier this year, it has been confirmed Heartbeat of Home will return to London in September.

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 includes a ten-piece band creating a new and electrifying sound written by award-winning, Golden Globe nominated composer Brian Byrne.

Showcasing the talent of 33 world-class dancers and live musicians from Ireland, U.S.A, Australia, Britain, Canada, Italy, Argentina and Spain, Heartbeat From Home is produced by Moya Doherty. The production has been conceived and directed by John McColgan with award-winning Irish composer, Brian Byrne (who has worked with Katy Perry and Barbara Streisand) with concept development and lyrics by award-winning Irish writer Joseph O’Connor and choreography by David Bolger.

The Heartbeat of Home creative team also includes John Carey (Irish Dance Choreography), Alan Farquharson (Set Design), David Torpey/Image Now and David Mattias/COSMO (Set Projection Design), Peter Canning (Lighting Design), Ciarán Byrne (Sound Design), Monica Ennis and Niamh O’Connor(Costumes Styling) and Padraic Moyles (Associate Director).

Talking about the news director John McColgan said: “We are thrilled that Heartbeat of Home is heading to the West End this Autumn. This is a show that fuses together Irish dance with flamenco, tap dancing, tango, salsa and hip hop. We want audiences to come out of the show energised and uplifted by this multicultural dance and music spectacle. We can’t wait to be back in London!”

Tickets are released for public sale at 9am this Friday (10th May), with O2 and ATG ticket presale tomorrow at 9am (8th May). For more information visit:

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